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

PUBLIC MEETING   AGENDA

June  23, 2011

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          (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



June 23, 2011
9:00 a.m.
CONSENT  CALENDAR:
This consent  calendar will be  voted on by the Board immediately after the first item is completed.   Any item 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 items are on the consent calendar:
Consent Item #Agenda Topic
 11-4-1Public  Hearing to Consider the Adoption of a Particulate Matter Emissions  Measurement Allowance For California's Heavy-Duty Diesel In-Use  Compliance Regulation
The  Board will consider the adoption of a particulate matter (PM) emissions  measurement allowance for California's Heavy-Duty Diesel In-Use  Compliance Regulation, adopted in September 2006.  The regulation  requires testing using portable emissions measurement systems during  over-the-road vehicle operation.  Emission measurement allowances  are needed to account for variability associated with field testing.   The Board adopted gaseous measurement allowances in December 2007  following the completion of a gaseous research study.  The PM  research study was completed in 2010 and the Air Resources Board, the  United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the Engine  Manufacturers Association have agreed on a PM measurement allowance  value.
More Information             Proposed Resolution
 11-4-2Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Area Designations For State Ambient Air Quality Standards
The  Board will consider a proposal that Lassen, Modoc, and Siskiyou  counties be designated as attainment for ozone, based on monitored air  quality for 2007-2009.  State law requires an annual update to  area designations for State ambient air quality standards.
More Information             Proposed Resolution with Attachment
DISCUSSION  ITEMS:
Note: The  following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board  meeting. 
Agenda  Item #Agenda Topic
 11-4-3Hydrogen Fuel Cell Showcase
Staff  and invited guests will update the Board on the current status of  technology and commercialization of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells.
More Information             Staff Presentation
 11-4-4Public Meeting  to Report to the Board On Staff's Recommended Area Designation For the 2010 Federal Sulfur Dioxide Standard
Staff  will present an informational item summarizing their recommended area  designations for the 2010 sulfur dioxide federal 1-hour standard of 75  parts per million.
More Information             Staff Presentation
 11-4-5Public  Hearing to Consider Amendments to the Regulations For Fuel Sulfur and  Other Operational Requirements For Ocean-Going Vessels Within  California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline
Staff  will propose amendments to the Ocean-Going Vessel Clean Fuel Regulation  for the Board's consideration.  The primary purpose of the  amendments is to adjust the offshore regulatory boundary in Southern  California to lessen the potential for vessels to interfere with  operations at the United States Navy's Point Mugu Sea Range and to  re-establish the anticipated emission reductions from the regulation.   In addition, amendments will be proposed to help facilitate a  successful transition to very low sulfur fuels by aligning  implementation dates more closely with recently approved federal  requirements.  Other minor amendments are also proposed.
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. Sacramento), Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.
POET, LLC, et al.  v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County),  Case No. 09CEAssociation of  Irritated Residents, et al. v. California  Air  Resources Board, Superior Court of California (San Francisco County),  Case No. CPF-09-509562.CG04850.
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  Petroleum &  Refiners Association, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District  Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno)  Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA
Association of  Irritated Residents, et al. v. California  Air  Resources Board, Superior Court of California (San Francisco County),  Case No. CPF-09-509562.
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.

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

*NEW FEATURE*

You  can now sign up online in advance to speak at the Board meeting when  you submit an electronic Board item comment.  For more information  go to:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/board/online-signup.htm

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 comodidad   especial o necesidad de otro idioma para alguna de las siguientes:

•    Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia
•      Tener documentos disponibles en un formato alterno (por decir, sistema Braille,   o en impresión grande) u otro idioma.
•    Una acomodación razonable   relacionados con una incapacidad.

Por favor llame a la oficina del   Secretario del Consejo de Recursos Atmosféricos al (916) 322-5594 o envíe un fax   al (916) 322-3928 no menos de diez (10) días laborales antes del día programado   para la audiencia. Para  el Servicio Telefónico de California para Personas con   Problemas Auditivos, ó de teléfonos TDD pueden marcar al 711.

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