Erik White currently serves as the Air Pollution Control Officer of the Placer County Air Pollution Control District. In this capacity, Erik oversees a staff of 19 full- and part-time air quality and administrative professionals that oversee stationary source permit engineering, enforcement and compliance activities, forest resiliency, wildfire reduction and biomass initiatives, air quality and land use planning, air monitoring activities, and a $2 million Clean Air Grant program. He is also actively engaged in mobile source emission reduction initiatives through his active advocacy at the federal, state, and regional levels. This includes current and former leadership and technical roles with organizations such as the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association, and the Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative. It is Erik’s job to ensure that these activities are consistent with state and federal statutes and regulations, and that the activities of the District continue to support regional needs to ensure attainment of health based federal and state ambient air quality standards, with a particular focus on implementation of emission reduction and clean technology strategies in disadvantaged and lower-income communities.
Air Pollution Control Officer | Placer County Air Pollution Control District