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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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

February 20, 2014
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.
 Motion and Vote 
Consent Item #
14-2-1:Public Meeting to Consider Minor Updates to Yuba City-Marysville PM2.5 Maintenance Plan and Redesignation Request

The Board will consider approval of an update to the Yuba City-Marysville PM2.5 Nonattainment Area Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan for the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 Standard (Update). This area meets the federal standard and qualifies for 
redesignation to attainment. The Update provides additional information and clarifications requested by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). If approved, the Update will be submitted to U.S. EPA as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan. 

More Information          Proposed Resolution
DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
14-2-2: Annual Report from the Office of the Ombudsman 2013

Staff will update the Board on the implementation of the business plan for the Office of the Ombudsman with emphasis on California small businesses.


More Information          Staff Presentation
14-2-3 Public Meeting to Report to the Board on the Science of Ozone and PM2.5 Atmospheric Chemistry in the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley

Staff will present to the Board an informational item on the latest science regarding the chemistry of ozone and PM2.5 formation in the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley and the role of NOx and VOC reductions in California’s control strategy to meet the federal ozone and PM2.5 standards. 

More Information          Staff Presentation
14-2-4: Public Meeting to Report to the Board on the Proposed First Update to the Climate Change Scoping Plan

Staff will present to the Board a report on the Proposed First Update to the Scoping Plan (Update). The Update presents a unified approach for ongoing action to address climate change in California, including a report on California’s success to date in meeting its 2020 emission goals, information on the latest climate science, and priorities and recommendations for achieving the State's longer term emission reduction goals. 

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. Corey, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Fifth District, Case No. F064045; California Supreme Court, Case No. S213394. 


Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Corey, 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. Corey, 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. United States Envorinmental Protection Agency., 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

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

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers v. California Air Resources Board; Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2013-00152974

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).

Alliance for California Business v. Nichols et al., Glenn County Superior Court, Case No. 13CV01232.

Dalton Trucking, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, Direct of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 13-1283.

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. et al. v. Richard W. Corey et al., U.S. District Court, Case No. 1:13-CV-01998-LJO-SAB (Dec. 6, 2013)


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
(Note: not all agenda items are available for electronic submittals of written comments.)

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
(Note: not all agenda items are available for online sign-up.)

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