Solano County

Harris to lead air district board

By From page A3 | January 09, 2014

VACAVILLE — Vacaville City Councilwoman Dilenna Harris will serve as chairwoman of the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Board of Directors in 2014.

The air district covers Yolo County and the  northeastern portion of Solano County, including Vacaville, Rio Vista and Dixon. Its stated purpose is to protect human health and property from the harmful effects of air pollution.

Also sitting on the board are Winters City Councilman Harold Anderson, Dixon Mayor Jack Batchelor Jr., Rio Vista City Councilwoman Constance Boulware, Yolo County Supervisor Duane Chamberlain, Woodland Mayor Skip Davies, West Sacramento Councilman Mark Johannessen, Yolo County Supervisor Jim Provenza, Yolo County Supervisor Matt Rexroad, Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor, Solano County Supervisor Linda Seifert, Davis City Councilwoman Rochelle Swanson, Solano County Supervisor Skip Thomson and Solano County Supervisor John Vasquez.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • The MisterJanuary 09, 2014 - 6:52 am

    A heads-up for Harris... the people in Fairfield (who fall within a neighboring Air Quality Management District) are up in arms about the tyranny their District is imposing on them regarding "no burn" restrictions on home fireplaces and woodstoves. Nearly every day for a month, the people in Fairfield who have already bought wood or pellets they can't burn must pay more and more to PG&E... not because they want to, but because their Air Quality Management District threatens them with massive fines for not complying with their edicts. That is absolute tyranny, Ms Harris. My suggestion to you is to make sure that tyranny doesn't come to Vacaville.

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  • JazzAzzJanuary 09, 2014 - 11:12 am

    Not to mention the Air Quality Resources Board. You know those Goose stepping N_zis. This is breezy Solano County, the home of the Southerly (Most times) Suisun Breezes. Lumping us in with Fremont, Oakland, San Jose, San Fran's, etc. etc. air is totally INSANE, IMO!!!!! The best solution Ms. Harris, would be to get all of Solano county EXCLUDED from those tyrants, since many many more of us are on IGNORE, IGNORE, IGNORE, and that includes paying one red cent to them, EVER!!!!!!!! Mike K. of this paper had a good compromise idea, "Monitor our air quality locally," Do not lump us in with the rest of the East, South Bays Cities. The more you do, the more your tyrannical bunch of bureaucrats will be IGNORED!!!!!

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