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21865 E. Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, California 91765-4182

REVISED 12/03/12

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

December 6, 2012

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December 6, 2012
9:00 a.m.


CONSENT CALENDAR:

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
12-9-1
 Public Hearing to Consider the Approval of the San Diego 8-Hour Ozone State Implementation Plan Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan

Staff will present to the Board the San Diego Air Pollution Control District's Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan for the 1997 8-hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard. The District demonstrates that San Diego County now meets the standard and qualifies for redesignation to attainment.

Proposed Resolution       More Information
 Motion and Vote
12-9-2  PM2.5 Emissions Inventory Submittal for the San Francisco Bay Area to Meet State Implementation Plan Requirements for Clean Data Areas

Staff will present to the Board the PM2.5 emissions inventory for the San Francisco Bay Area PM2.5 nonattainment area.  This area now meets the revised federal 24-hour PM2.5 standard.  The emissions inventory fulfills the State Implementation Plan requirements for clean data areas.

Proposed Resolution       More Information
 Motion and Vote 

DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
12-9-3  Research Update
Staff from the Research Division will provide an update of recent research highlights.

More Information      Staff Presentation


12-9-4
 Public Meeting to Consider 9 Research Proposals
 Motion and Vote
Staff will present nine research proposals to the Board that were developed based on the Board-approved FY 2012-2013 Annual Research Plan.
1)   “Measuring Real-World Emissions from the On-Road Heavy-Duty Truck Fleet,” University of California, Berkeley, $450,000, Proposal No. 2745-275.
2)    “Evaluating the Benefits of Light Rail Transit,” University of California, Irvine, $200,000, Proposal No. 2746-275.
3)    “Life Cycle Assessment and Co-Benefits of Cool Pavements,”Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, $550,000, Proposal No. 2748-275.
4)   “Improving Detection of Particulate Matter Emissions for Certification of Advanced Clean Cars (CRC Project E-99, ‘Very Low PM Measurements’),” University of California, Riverside, $100,000, Proposal No. 2749-275.
5)   “Improving Chemical Mechanisms for Ozone and Secondary Organic Carbon,” University of California, Davis, $450,024, Proposal No. 2751-275.
6)    “Advanced Plug-in Electric Vehicle Travel and Charging Behavior,” University of California, Davis, $650,000, Proposal No. 2753-275.
7)   “New Car Buyers’ Valuation of Zero-Emission Vehicles,” University of California, Davis, $282,739, Proposal No. 2744-275.
8)    “Identifying Urban Designs and Traffic Management Strategies that Reduce Air Pollution Exposure,” University of California, Los Angeles, $388,001, Proposal No. 2754-275.
9)   “Measuring Real-World Emissions from the On-Road Passenger Fleet,” University of Denver, Colorado, $75,000, Proposal No. 2755-275

More Information     
Staff Presentation


12-9-5  AB 32 Update

Staff will update the Board on activities to implement AB 32, including results of the November auction to implement the Cap and Trade Regulation, and development of the 2013 Update to the Scoping Plan.

More Information
       Staff Presentation


12-9-6  2012 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards

The recipients of the 2012 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards will be announced. The Board annually presents the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards to esteemed persons in the air quality community – scientists, legislators, professors, activists, business leaders, and others who have made significant contributions toward improving air quality and public health.

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:


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. 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.

California Chamber of Commerce et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2012-80001313.


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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Sacramento, California 95814

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•     An interpreter to be available at the hearing.
•     Have documents available in an alternate format or another language.
•     A disability-related reasonable accommodation.

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