Colusa County Air Pollution Control District is the agency responsible for ensuring
healthful air quality in Colusa County.
You can help us achieve our clean air goals by reporting
observations of excessive dust, odors, smoke, or other air contaminants.
This web page describes how the District evaluates, responds to,
and resolves air quality complaints.
is an air quality complaint?
An air quality complaint is an individual's formal complaint about a
nuisance or annoyance concerning emissions of air contaminants or other
materials, including smoke, dust, or odors.
do I report an air quality complaint?
When an air quality problem is observed at a stationary source
(business or manufacturing operation), call (530) 458-0590 or e-mail a
will need to provide the following information:
time and date the air quality incident occurred and whether it is
nature of the air quality complaint (smoke, dust, odor, or other). |
name, location, and type of the source.
information is forwarded to a District inspector, as soon as possible,
for follow-up and resolution. However,
complaints received after normal business hours or during the non-work
days are usually dispatched to an inspector the next business day.
I have to identify myself when I report an air
The District always encourages people reporting
air quality problems to provide their name, address, and telephone
number. This information
helps District inspectors verify complaint information, including any
prior history of air quality problems involving the alleged source, and
also allows them to inform complainants of the status of complaint
investigation activities. Complainants
information is confidential.