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LOCATION OF THE MEETING:
Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814


PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 23, 2010

 


This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: 
(916) 321-BUSS, website http://www.sacrt.com/
(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php


September 23, 2010
9:00 a.m.

CONSENT CALENDAR:
All items on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting.  Any item may be removed from the consent calendar by a Board member or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on that item.  The following item is on the consent calendar:

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic

None.

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting. 
Agenda Item #
Agenda Subject/Topic
10-8-1
 Public Meeting to Hear a Staff Presentation on the San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Burning Rule
At the May 27, 2010 Board meeting, ARB concurred with the exemptions in the San Joaquin Valley’s agricultural burn rule.  At that meeting ARB staff indicated that an informational presentation would be made at the September Board to report back on the planned legislative hearing on this topic. 

More Information  
10-8-2  Public Meeting to Consider Adoption of Proposed Regional Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets for Automobiles and Light Trucks Pursuant to Senate Bill 375     Motion and  Vote
Senate Bill 375 (Steinberg, Chapter 728, Statutes of 2008) directs ARB to set emission reduction targets for use by California’s Metropolitan Planning Organizations in Regional Transportation Plan development.  Staff will present to the Board recommendations for regional passenger vehicle greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for 2020 and 2035.
More Information   Staff Presentation
10-7-1  Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of a Proposed Regulation for a California Renewable Electricity Standard      Motion and  Vote
Staff will present to the Board a proposed regulation to implement the California Renewable Electricity Standard.  The Standard will require the State’s electric utilities to serve 33% of their customer electricity demands with renewable energy resources by 2020.  This item was originally set for consideration at the July 2010 Board meeting.
More Information     Staff Presentation 
10-8-3 Public Meeting To Update the Board on the Implementation of the AB 32 Scoping Plan
Staff will update the Board on implementation of the Scoping Plan measures and other climate change program activities.
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 or potential litigation:

Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal Fresno), Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.

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

POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 1:09−cv−02234−LJO−DLB.

National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-cv-00163-AWI-GSA.


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.

TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php

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


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 (i.e., Braille, large print, etc.) 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 10 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 proveído para alguna de las siguientes:
•    Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia;
•    Documentos disponibles en un formato alterno (por decir, sistema Braille, o en impresión grande) u otro idioma;
•    Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.

Para solicitar estas comodidades especiales o necesidades de otro idioma, por favor llame a la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o envíe un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo más pronto posible, pero no menos de 10 días de trabajo antes del día programado para la audiencia del Consejo.  TTY/TDD/Personas que necesiten este servicio 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



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