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

PUBLIC MEETING  AGENDA

August 24, 2011

Webcast

Please note:  The meeting this month will be held on a Wednesday.

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



Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  9:00 a.m.

(Spanish Interpretation Services Available)

DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Consent Item #Agenda Topic
11-6-1
 Public Hearing to Consider the AB 32 Scoping Plan and the Final Supplement to the AB 32 Scoping Plan Functional Equivalent Document
Staff will update the Board on AB 32 climate change program activities and the AB 32 Scoping Plan, and will present for the Board's consideration the Final Supplement to the AB 32 Scoping Plan Functional Equivalent Document (Final Supplement).  The Final Supplement, which was released in draft form for public comment on June 13, 2011, provides an expanded description and environmental analysis of the five alternatives analyzed in the 2008 AB 32 Scoping Plan Functional Equivalent Document.  Written responses to comments received on the draft Supplement have been prepared by ARB staff and will be made publicly available prior to the Board meeting on ARB's website at
http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/scopingplan/scopingplan.htm.

At the hearing, the Board will consider for approval the Final Supplement, along with the AB 32 Scoping Plan Functional Equivalent Document, and the written responses to comments prepared by ARB staff.  The Board will also make a decision on whether to approve the AB 32 Scoping Plan, as proposed by staff, or to instead direct staff to pursue a different alternative.

More Information            Staff Presentation
 
 Public Comment on Item
 Return to Board
 Motion and Vote
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:
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 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.
Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court,            Case No. 34-2010-00082774.

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.

SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED   AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD