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Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

June 25 & 26, 2009

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June 26, 2009
8:30 a.m.

DAY-TWO 

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Agenda Item #

 Agenda Topic
09-6-7:

 Public Hearing to Adopt Proposed AB 118 Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program Regulation (Car Scrap)

 Public Comment on Item

 Motion and  Vote

  Staff will propose a new regulation to expand the State’s voluntary accelerated vehicle retirement program to target the highest polluting vehicles in the areas with the greatest air quality problems.  The proposal includes additional compensation for vehicle replacement and low-income populations.
  More Information   Staff Presentation
   
09-6-10:  Public Meeting to Update the Board on Outreach and Funding Assistance for Truck Owners
  Staff will describe plans for ARB and local air district outreach to truck owners on rule requirements and incentive funding.  This informational update will cover development of a comprehensive portal or front door for truck owners to access information on all ARB rules affecting trucks and on-board equipment, as well as available incentives.
  Staff Presentation
   
09-6-11:  Public Meeting to Update the Board on ARB Efforts to Develop Recommendations for Further Locomotive and Railyard Emission and Risk Reductions.
  Staff will provide the Board with a brief informational update on efforts to develop recommendations that can provide further locomotive and railyard emissions and risks reductions beyond those expected from existing U.S. EPA and ARB regulations and agreements.
  Staff Presentation
 

 

 General Public Comment

 

  CLOSED SESSION - LITIGATION
  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 litigation:

Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 08-17378 on appeal from U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. - Fresno).

Fresno Dodge, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 04CE CG03498.

General Motors Corp. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 05CE CG02787.

State of California by and through Arnold Schwarzenegger, the California Air Resources Board, and the Attorney General v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 08-1178.

California Business Properties Association, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento), Case No. 34-2009-80000232.

Green Mountain Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge-Jeep, et al. v. Crombie, 508 F.Supp.2d 295, U.S. District Court Vermont (2007), appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,
Nos. 07-4342-cv(L) and 07-4360-cv(CON).

Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court, EDCA, Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.

American Trucking Association, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 09-1090.
   

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 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.

THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.  BOARD ITEMS NOTED ABOVE WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETED ON JUNE 25, WILL BE HEARD ON JUNE 26 BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M.


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IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE BOARD
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 322-5594
ARB Homepage: http://www.arb.ca.gov


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