Head of County Air Pollution Control District to Retire

Terry Dressler, who has worked for the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) since 1987, the last seven years as the department’s head, is retiring. Dressler, who came to Santa Barbara from the San Luis Obispo County APCD, was in charge of implementing strategies to control air quality throughout the county. He served as president of the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association for a time as he and his agency worked to exceed state and federal air quality regulations, which they did successfully.

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