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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA



Thursday, January 24, 2013
(Bakersfield, CA)
and
Friday, January 25, 2013
(Diamond Bar, CA)

JANUARY 24, 2013, LOCATION:
Kern County Board of Supervisors
Board Chambers, First Floor
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: (800) 560-1733, http://roads.kerndsa.com/bus-services (This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

JANUARY 25, 2013, LOCATION:
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Auditorium
21865 E. Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, California 91765-4182

This facility is accesible by public transit. For transit information, call: (800) 743-3463, http://www.foothilltransit.org/
(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


January 25, 2012
9:00 a.m.

South Coast Air Quality Management District, Auditorium 21865 E. Copley Drive Diamond Bar, California 91765-4182

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
13-2-5:



 Report to the Board on ARB's Program Priorities for 2013
The Executive Officer will present to the Board a preview of anticipated Board activities in 2013.

Staff Presentation

13-2-2:
 Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the South Coast and Ozone State Implementation Plans
 
 Motion and Vote
The Board will consider the approval of the 2012 South Coast AQMP that includes the South Coast's State Implementation Plan (SIP) for attaining the 24-hour PM2.5 standard, and a SIP update to address the 1-hour ozone standard in the South Coast Air Basin. The SIPs identify the strategies needed to bring the Basin into attainment with the federal PM2.5 standard by 2014, the federal 1-hour ozone standard by 2022, and sets conformity budgets for the PM2.5 SIP. The 2012 AQMP also includes measures and actions to implement the federally approved 8-hour ozone SIP.

More Information Staff Presentation

13-2-3:
 Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to Regulations for Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Test Methods
 
 Motion and Vote

Staff will present to the Board proposed amendments to the California reformulated gasoline (CaRFG) and California diesel fuel (CDF) regulations. The amendments' primary purpose is to add new test methods that will enhance ARB's ability to enforce the CaRFG regulations. Staff will also propose updating several existing CaRFG and CDF test methods to their most recent versions, and remove of an obsolete test method for measuring sulfur in CaRFG.

More Information Staff Presentation

13-2-4:
 Public Hearing on Update to Proposition 1B: Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program Guidelines
 Motion and Vote

Staff will present to the Board proposed updates to the Program Guidelines that outline the eligible equipment projects, which will reduce diesel emissions and health impacts from freight movement along California's four priority trade corridors. The proposed updates include funding level revisions for various equipment projects and administrative changes.

More Information Staff Presentation

CLOSED SESSION
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.

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

http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php

ONLINE SIGN-UP:
You can 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

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION REQUEST

Special accommodation or language needs can be provided for any of the following:

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

To request these special accommodations or language needs, 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.

Comodidad especial o necesidad de otro idioma puede ser proveido para alguna de las siguientes:

• Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia
• Documentos disponibles en un formato alterno u otro idioma.
• Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.

Para solicita estas comodidades especiales o necesidades de otro idioma, por favor llame a la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o envie un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo mas pronto posible, pero no menos de 7 dias de trabajo antes del dia programado para la audiencia del Consejo. TTY/TDD/Personas que necesiten este servicio pueden marcar el 711 para el Servicio de Retransmision de Mensajes de California.


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