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Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814
http://www.calepa.ca.gov/EPAbldg/location.htm

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

October 18, 2012


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 SUBMIT TO:

Air Resources Board
Attn: Clerk of the Board
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor
Sacramento, California 95814



October 18, 2012
9:00 a.m.


 CONSENT CALENDAR:    Motion and Vote

The following item on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting, unless removed from the consent calendar either upon a Board member's request or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on it.

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic
12-7-1
Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the 2012 PM2.5 Emission Inventory Submittal to the State Implementation Plan for the Chico Planning Area
Staff will present to the Board a required State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for the Butte County PM2.5 nonattainment area.  This area now meets the federal 24-hour PM2.5 standard.
Proposed Resolution with Attachment
          More Information       

DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
12-7-2
 Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the California Consumer Products Regulation Pertaining to Automotive Windshield Washer Fluid Products      Motion and Vote
Staff will present to the Board proposed amendments to the Consumer Products Regulation to clarify and redefine areas of the State where automotive windshield washer fluid products with higher volatile organic compound (VOC) content can be sold. These products are needed to provide anti-freeze protection in areas that routinely experience freezing temperatures during the winter months.

Staff Presentation       More Information


12-7-4 Update to the Board on the Smog Check Program
Staff will present an update on California's Smog Check Program which is undergoing significant changes in response to AB 2289 (Eng, Chapter 258, Statutes of 2010).  The presentation will also include an update on the Bureau of Automotive Repair's two Vehicle Retirement programs administered by the Bureau, the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) and the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program (EFMP).

Staff Presentation      More Information
12-7-5 Update to the Board on the Air Resource Board's "Gear Up For Clean Truck Month" Campaign
Staff will update the Board on the activities of the "Gear Up for Clean Truck Month" campaign conducted in August 2012. This multi-agency statewide campaign was a coordinated outreach and enforcement effort designed to visibly demonstrate ARB's commitment to achieving full compliance with the suite of heavy-duty diesel regulations.
Staff Presentation        More Information
12-7-6 Cap and Trade Implementation Update
Staff will provide a brief update on cap-and-trade program implementation.
Staff Presentation      More Information
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. 09CECG04850; plaintiffs appeal, Court of Appeal No. F064045.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno),

Case No. 1:09−CV−02234−LJO−DLB; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163.

American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturing Asociation, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163.

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.

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

Air Resources Board
Attn: Clerk of the Board
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor
Sacramento, California 95814

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


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