The consent calendar agenda item will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting. Consent items may be removed from the consent calendar by a Board member or by someone in the audience who would like to speak on that item. The following agenda item is on the consent calendar:
Consent Item #
Public Hearing to Consider the Repeal of the 2007 Amendments to California’s Emission Warranty Information Reporting (EWIR) and Recall Regulations and Emission Test Procedures and Readopt the Prior EWIR Regulations and Emission Test Procedures
Motion and Vote
Staff has proposed a repeal of the 2007 amendments to the EWIR Regulations and to readopt the original 1988 EWIR Regulations.
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
Public Meeting to Update the Board on Health Impacts of Diesel Particulate Matter Emissions
Staff will summarize the scientific evidence showing adverse health effects from exposure to diesel particulate matter (PM). In 1998, California identified diesel exhaust PM as a toxic air contaminant based on its potential to cause cancer, premature death, and other health problems. Diesel engines also contribute to California's fine PM 2.5 air quality problems. Those most vulnerable are children whose lungs are still developing and the elderly who may have other serious health problems.
Public Meeting to Present Information on the New Drive Clean Website
Staff will present the Board with an overview of the new Drive Clean website. This website is a buying guide for clean and efficient vehicles, featuring smog and global warming scores for cars certified in California.
Public Meeting to Report to the Board on Regional Targets Advisory Committee Recommendations on Methodologies for Setting Targets Under Senate Bill 375
Staff will present to the Board the Regional Targets Advisory Committee’s final recommendations to ARB on methodologies for setting regional greenhouse gas reduction targets pursuant to Senate Bill 375 (Steinberg, Chapter 728, Statutes of 2008).
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:
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.
Personnel – Potential Litigation
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.
TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:
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
To request a special accommodation or language needs for any of the following:
• An interpreter to be available at the hearing. • Have documents available in an alternate format (i.e. Braille, large print) or another language. • A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
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 10 business days before the scheduled Board hearing. TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
Para solicitar alguna comodidade especial o si por su idioma necesita cualquiera de los siguientes:
• Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia. • Documentos disponibles en un formato alternativo (es decir, sistema Braille, letra grande) u otro idioma. • Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.
Porfavor llame a la officina del Consejo a (916) 322-5594 o envie un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo mas pronto possible, pero no menos de 10 dias de trabajo antes del el dia programado para la audencia del Consejo. TTY/TDD/ Personas que nesessitan este servicion pueden marcar el 711 para el Servicio de Retransmisión de Mensajes de California.
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD