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The Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) is available!
Click HERE for the Notice of Availability and Environmental Documents.

We will also be having a public hearing on this Draft SEIR on
Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Auditorium
300 N. San Antonio Road, Santa Barbara, CA.

We are taking written and oral comments on this draft SEIR until
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Santa Barbara County has a long history of developing innovative environmental solutions for our community's needs.  The Santa Barbara County Department of Public Works, in collaboration with the cities of Santa Barbara, Goleta, Solvang and Buellton, is proposing to develop a Resource Recovery Project that would process municipal solid waste (MSW) currently disposed at the County owned and operated Tajiguas Landfill.  This project includes facilities that would pull out any recyclables mistakenly sent to the landfill and anaerobically digest organic material currently buried at the landfill.  This project would increase recycling to our community above 80%, generate green energy and reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from our community.


http://conversiontechnologystudy.com/media/documents/Resource Recovery Project Summary 2013.pdf Resource Recovery Project Summary 2013.pdf  

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Timeline - Where We Are

The Resource Recovery Project is officially undergoing environmental review.  The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) will be released in the beginning of 2014.  After it is released we will be seeking public comment on its contents.  In the meantime you can still send us your comments or have us meet with you and talk about the project.  Just send us an email or call us at (805) 882-3600. ­

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