Hearing Board, Hearing Officers & Notices

Air Enforcement

Hearing Board 

The Air Pollution Control Hearing Board is comprised of seven private sector individuals appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Hearing Board members must have a working knowledge of air quality issues, arbitration, law and/or engineering. Hearing Board meetings are publicly noticed in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes. 
Profiles of the APC Hearing Board Members 

Hearing Officer

The Air Pollution Control Hearing Officer is contracted by the Department of Environment and Sustainability, Division of Air Quality and is a representative of the Air Pollution Control Hearing Board. The Hearing Officer considers cases and determines:
  • If a violation of the Air Quality Regulations exists.
  • The extent of penalties, if any. 
Profiles of the APC Hearing Officers
Christine Smith
Lona Webb, Esq.

Enforcement Notices 

Notices on any variances from the regulations and exemption requests for low-pollinating olive trees are provided by the department so any citizen can comment or petition to intervene.