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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

 

 

May 21, 2015

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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

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(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

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Thursday
May 21, 2015
9:00 a.m.

 CONSENT CALENDAR:
The following item 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.

 Motion and Vote

Consent Item #    
15-4-1:
Public Meeting to Consider Six Research Proposals

Staff will seek Board approval of five research proposals that were developed in response to the Board-approved Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 Annual Research Plan and an augmentation to a research proposal contract that resulted from the FY 2011-2012 Annual Research Plan.
1)  "Modeling Household Vehicle and Transportation Choice and Usage," University of California, Davis, Augmentation to Contract Number 11-322.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
2) “Women’s Cardiovascular Risk from Particulate Matter Exposure,” University of California, Irvine, Proposal No. 2784-282.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
3) “Are Adverse Health Effects from Particulate Exposure Passed on from Mother to Child,” University of California, Davis, Proposal No. 2785-282.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
4) “Greenhouse Gas Measurements at Walnut Grove Tower,” University of California, Davis, Proposal No. 2786-282.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
5) “Certification and In-Use Compliance Testing for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines to Understand High In-Use NOX,” University of California, Riverside, Proposal No. 2787-282.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
6) “Investigative Modeling of PM2.5 Episodes in the San Joaquin Valley Air Basin During Recent Years,” University of California, Davis, Proposal No. 2788-282.

More Information      Proposed Resolution
DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #    
15-4-2

 Public Hearing to Consider Intermediate Volume Manufacturer Amendments to the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation (Second Hearing)

The first hearing on this item occurred on October 23, 2014. Staff now returns to the Board to present a revised regulatory proposal regarding intermediate volume manufacturer compliance obligations under the Zero Emission Vehicle regulation

More Information          Staff Presentation

 Motion and Vote 

15-4-3

 Public Meeting to Consider the Greenhouse Gas Quantification Determination for the San Joaquin Council of Governments' Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy

The Board will consider action to accept or reject the San Joaquin Council of Governments' (SJCOG) determination that its 2014 Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS), if implemented, would achieve the region’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for 2020 and 2035. Staff will present its technical evaluation of SJCOG's greenhouse gas determination for the 2014 SCS, which was adopted by SJCOG on June 26, 2014.

More Information          Staff Presentation

 Motion and Vote 

15-4-4

 Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the San Joaquin Valley PM2.5 State Implementation Plan

The Board will consider revisions to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District PM2.5 State Implementation Plan. The revisions provide an updated attainment demonstration for the annual average standard of 15µg/m3 and the 24-hour standard of 65µg/m3

More Information          Staff Presentation

 Motion and Vote 

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):

CO-AL Transport v. CalEPA/ARB, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 15-70839.

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. [remanded to trial court].

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. [remanded to trial court].

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 [remanded to trial court].


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;  ARB’s appeal, California Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C071891. EMA Petition for Review, California Supreme Court, Case No. S223544.

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; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C075930.

Morning Star Packing Company, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2013-800001464; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C075954.

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

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 (transferred by court to E.D.Cal. Sacramento, Case No. 2:14-CV-00186-MCE-AC).

John R. Lawson Rock & Oil, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al.,
Fresno Superior Court, Case No. 14-CECG01494

Transportation Solutions Defense and Education Fund v. California Air Resources Board, Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 14CECG01788 (plaintiff’s transfer to Sacramento Superior)

California Nozzle Specialists, Inc. v. California Air Resources Board, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC564965.

California Air Resources Board v. BP West Coast Products LLC, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Case No. C12-00567.

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.
 
Consecuente con la sección 7296.2 del Código de Gobierno de California, una acomodación especial o necesidades lingüísticas pueden ser suministradas para cualquiera de los 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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