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South Coast Air Quality Management District Office
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21865 Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, California 91765-4182

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

September 24 & 25, 2009

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September 25, 2009
8:30 a.m.

DAY-TWO

09-6-5:

 CONTINUED FROM THE JUNE 25, 2009 BOARD MEETING:  Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of a Proposed AB 32 Cost of Implementation Fee Regulation and Proposed Amendment to the Existing Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 Motion and  Vote

  The Board will conduct a continuation of a public hearing to consider adopting a regulation to assess fees on sources of greenhouse gas emissions and an amendment to the Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.  The revenue from these fees would be used for the purpose of carrying out the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32, Stats. 2006; Ch. 488; Health and Safety Code sections 38500 et seq.).
  More Information   Staff Presentation
   
09-8-5:

 Public Meeting to Consider Staff Recommendations to Provide Further Locomotive and Railyard Emissions Reductions

 Public Comment on Item

 Return to Board 

  Staff will present specific recommendations to provide further locomotive and railyard emissions and risks reductions beyond those expected from existing United States Environmental Protection Agency and ARB regulations and agreements.
  More Information   Staff Presentation
   
  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.

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).

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

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.

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA v. James Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (San Diego County), Case No. 37-2009-00094919-CU-MC-CTL.

   

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 SEPTEMBER 24, WILL BE HEARD ON SEPTEMBER 25 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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