Spanish translation services will be provided for this meeting.
CONSENT CALENDAR: The following item on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting, unless removed from the consent calendar either upon a Board member’s request or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on it. Attached are the Proposed Resolutions the Board will consider for consent items listed below.
Consent Item #
Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the Yuba City-Marysville PM2.5 Maintenance Plan and Redesignation Request The Board will consider approval of the Feather River Air Quality Management District’s 24- hour PM2.5 maintenance plan for the Yuba City-Marysville area, including a request that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency designate the area as attainment. The plan demonstrates that the area has been in compliance with the standard since 2008 and will continue to maintain the standard in the future.
Public Meeting to Consider Greenhouse Gas Quantification Determination for the Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Sustainable Communities Strategy
The Board will consider acceptance of the Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization’s determination that with implementation of its 2012 Sustainable Communities Strategy the region’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets set by ARB for 2020 and 2035 would be met.
Public Meeting to Consider Greenhouse Gas Quantification Determination for the Butte County Association of Government’s Sustainable Communities Strategy
The Board will consider acceptance of the Butte County Association of Government’s determination that with the implementation of its 2012 Sustainable Communities Strategy the region’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets set by ARB for 2020 and 2035 would be met.
Update the Board on Indoor Air Quality Staff will discuss ARB's indoor air quality research activities and how the results have supported regulations and programs to improve air quality in homes and schools.
Update the Board on Refinery Emergency Preparedness
Staff will update the Board on the air-monitoring efforts associated with the Chevron refinery incident. The update will highlight the air-monitoring efforts during the incident, the actions taken since the incident, and ARB's future plans to improve local and state-level preparedness.
The Board will hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e), to confer with, and receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding the following pending or potential litigation, and as authorized by Government Code section 11126(a): POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Fifth District No. F064045
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 1:09−CV−02234−LJO−DLB; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163.
American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturing Associations, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163
Association of Irritated Residents, et al. v. U.S. E.P.A., 2011 WL 310357 (C.A.9), (Feb. 2, 2011). California Dump Truck Owners Association v. California Air Resources Board, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Sacramento) Case No. 2:11-CV-00384-MCE-GGH; plaintiffs’ appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-15175
California Construction Trucking Association v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-70562.
Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2010-00082774.
Citizens Climate Lobby and Our Children’s Earth Foundation v. California Air Resources Board, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-12-519554.
California Chamber of Commerce et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case 34-2012-80001313.
Sierra Club, et al. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, United States District Court, Eastern District (Sacramento) No.2:13-at-00133.
Delta Construction Company, et al., v. United States Environmental Protection Agency (United States District Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 11-1428).
City of Los Angeles Through Department of Water and Power v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Case No. BS140620.
OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD TO COMMENT ON MATTERS OF INTEREST
Board members may identify matters they would like to have noticed for consideration at future meetings and comment on topics of interest; no formal action on these topics will be taken without further notice.
OPEN SESSION TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON SUBJECT MATTERS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD Although no formal Board action may be taken, the Board is allowing an opportunity to interested members of the public to address the Board on items of interest that are within the Board’s jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda. Each person will be allowed a maximum of three minutes to ensure that everyone has a chance to speak.
TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING SUBMIT TO:
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SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION REQUEST
Special accommodation or language needs can be provided for any of the following:
• An interpreter to be available at the hearing; • Documents made available in an alternate format or another language; • A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
To request these special accommodations or language needs, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (916) 322-5594 or by facsimile at (916) 322-3928 as soon as possible, but no later than 7 business days before the scheduled Board hearing. TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
Comodidad especial o necesidad de otro idioma puede ser proveido para alguna de las siguientes:
• Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia • Documentos disponibles en un formato alterno u otro idioma. • Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.
Para solicita estas comodidades especiales o necesidades de otro idioma, por favor llame a la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o envie un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo mas pronto posible, pero no menos de 7 dias de trabajo antes del dia programado para la audiencia del Consejo. TTY/TDD/Personas que necesiten este servicio pueden marcar el 711 para el Servicio de Retransmision de Mensajes de California.
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD