Robert J. Saperstein, managing shareholder of the California offices of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, was recently reappointed as vice chair of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Hearing Board. As a member of the board, Saperstein will utilize his legal knowledge to assist the board in all decisions related to permit appeals and revocations, variances and abatement orders.
Saperstein brings broad experience in natural resources and environmental issues to the APCD. A member of Brownstein’s water group, his practice focuses on water law and related environmental issues, primarily representing public entities and municipal water suppliers. He counsels and advocates in both transactional and litigation settings, and appears before local agencies, the California State Water Resources Control Board, various regional water quality control boards, the California Coastal Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission, and state and federal courts.
The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is a local government agency that works to protect the people and the environment of Santa Barbara County from the harmful effects of air pollution. The APCD Hearing Board, made up of five members appointed by the APCD Board, makes decisions on permit appeals and revocations, variances and abatement orders.