Public Meeting to Present the Planned Air Pollution Research Fiscal Year 2012-2013
Staff will present to the Board the portfolio of research projects recommended for funding in Fiscal Year 2012-2013. Staff will describe the objective of each of the proposed projects and how it relates to previous research. Staff will also discuss how the proposed research projects strengthen the Board's programs, including guiding policy making, developing new regulations, and ensuring adopted regulations are effectively implemented.
PublicMeetingto Consider Approval of the Proposed Assembly Bill 118 Air Quality Improvement Program Funding Plan For Fiscal Year 2012-2013
Staff will present to the Board the proposed Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Funding Plan for fiscal year 2012-2013 which provides staff's recommendations for allocating the $40 million of AQIP project funding in the Governor's proposed budget. Staff recommends directing most of the AQIP funding to continue incentives for the purchase of zero-emission passenger cars and new hybrid and zero-emission trucks and buses. The remaining funding would be allocated to advanced technology demonstration projects. The AQIP, created under Assembly Bill 118 (3007), provides incentive funding through 2015 for clean vehicle and equipment projects.
Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to California Cap on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Market-Based Compliance Mechanisms, and to Consider Amendments Allowing Use of Compliance Instruments Issued by Linked Jurisdictions
Staff will present proposed amendments to the cap and trade regulation relating to program implementation, as well as to clarify regulatory requirements. Staff will also present proposed amendments to allow California and Quebec to have a linked cap and trade program.
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. 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.
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.
Citizens Climate Lobby and Our Children's Earth Foundation v. California Air Resources Board, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-12-519554
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 that 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.
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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
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 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 7 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 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 7 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