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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, November 21, 2013

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

This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: (916) 321-BUSS, website:
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(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

Thursday
November 21, 2013
9:00 a.m.

 CONSENT CALENDAR:
The following items on the consent calendar will be presented to 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. Attached are the Proposed Resolutions the Board will consider for consent items listed below.

   
Consent Item #
13-10-1: Public Meeting to Consider Greenhouse Gas Quantification Determination for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments’ Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy

The Board will consider acceptance of the Santa Barbara County Association of
Governments' determination that implementation of its 2013 Sustainable Communities Strategy would meet the region’s 2020 and 2035 per capita greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets set by the Air Resources Board.

More Information           Proposed Resolution

 Motion and Vote
13-10-2: Public Hearing to Consider Updates to the 2009 Sacramento Metropolitan Federal Ozone Nonattainment Area State Implementation Plan for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard

The Board will consider approving proposed updates to the 2009 Sacramento Metropolitan Federal Ozone Nonattainment Area 8-hour Ozone State Implementation Plan (SIP) for submission to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) as a revision to the California SIP. These updates incorporate new emissions inventory data that reflect rules and regulations adopted since 2009 and address U.S. EPA “Vehicle Miles Traveled Offset” guidance issued since 2009.

More Information           Proposed Resolution
 Motion and Vote
13-10-3: Public Meeting to Consider A Research Proposal

Staff will seek Board approval of a research proposal that was developed to support the Advanced Clean Cars program and to investigate potential emissions reduction opportunities for passenger cars.

More Information           Proposed Resolution    Motion and Vote
13-10-5: Public Meeting to Hear PM2.5 Area Designation Recommendations for the Revised Federal PM2.5 Annual Standard

The Board will consider recommendations for initial nonattainment areas for the 2012 Revised Annual PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standard to be submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency

More Information           Proposed Resolution
   Motion and Vote
DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
13-10-6:  Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the San Joaquin Valley 2013 Plan for the Federal
1-hour Ozone Standard


The Board will consider approving the San Joaquin Valley's 2013 Plan for the 1-hour Ozone Standard as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan. This plan demonstrates the San Joaquin Valley will attain the federal 1-hour ozone standard by 2017.

More Information     Staff Presentation Motion and Vote
13-10-7:  Public Meeting to Hear a 2013 Legislative Update

The Air Resources Board’s Legislative Director will present a review of air quality and climate change legislation from the first year of the 2013-2014 Legislative Session.

More Information     Staff Presentation
13-10-8:  Update to the Board on the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program

Staff will present to the Board a summary of the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program, including staff's recent assessment of the program's performance, identifying the components that are working well and those in need of improvement.

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, and as authorized by Government Code section 11126(a):

POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Fifth District 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 Associations, 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; plaintiffs’ appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-15175

California Construction Trucking Association v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-70562.

Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2010-00082774; defendant’s appeal, California Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C071891.

Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2013-00150733

Citizens Climate Lobby and Our Children’s Earth Foundation v. California Air Resources Board, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-12-519554, plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, First District, No. A138830.

California Chamber of Commerce et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case 34-2012-80001313.

Morning Star Packing Company, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2013-800001464.

Delta Construction Company, et al., v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 11-1428.

City of Los Angeles through Department of Water and Power v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BS140620 (transferred to Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2013-80001451-CU-WM-GDS).


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:
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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.


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