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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, September 24, 2015
and
Friday, September 25, 2015
(Sacramento, CA)

Webcast


LOCATION:
Air Resources Board
Byron Sher Auditorium, 2nd Floor
1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95812

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

 

Thursday
September 24, 2015
9:00 a.m.
DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #    
15-7-1: Public Hearing to Consider the Proposed Regulation on the Commercialization of Alternative Diesel Fuels

The Board will consider a proposed regulation governing the introduction of alternative diesel fuels into the California commercial market, including special provisions for biodiesel. The proposed regulation was first presented to the Board at its February 2015 public hearing, at which the Board directed staff to make modifications to the proposal. The Board will also consider the combined environmental analysis prepared under the California Environmental Quality Act for this proposal and the proposed re-adoption of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (Item 15-7-2) and the written responses to environmental comments. The Board will close the public hearing on this item at the conclusion of public comment on September 24th and continue the meeting on September 25th to deliberate and vote on the proposal.


More Information
          Staff Presentation
15-7-2: Public Meeting to Consider Research Proposals and Contract Augmentations

The Board will consider the proposed re-adoption of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, which includes updates and revisions to the regulation now in effect. The proposed regulation was first presented to the Board at its February 2015 public hearing, at which the Board directed staff to make modifcations to the proposal. The Board will also consider the combined environmental analysis prepared under the California Environmental Quality Act for this proposal and the proposed Regulation on the Commercialization of Alternative Diesel Fuels (Item 15-7-1) and the written responses to environmental comments. The Board will close the public hearing on this item at the conclusion of public comment on September 24th and continue the meeting on September 25th to deliberate and vote on the proposal.

More Information          Staff Presentation
15-7-4: Public Meeting to Consider Proposition 1B Program Funding Awards to Reduce Emissions from Freight Transportation

The Board will consider approving grant awards for local agency projects to reduce freight-related emissions in California’s four priority trade corridors.

More Information          Staff Presentation
15-7-3 Public Hearing to Consider the Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds Funding Guidelines for Agencies that Administer California Climate Investments

The Board will consider the draft Funding Guidelines for agencies administering investments from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. These Guidelines will address program administration to further the purposes of Assembly Bill 32, preparation of Expenditure Records, quantification of greenhouse gas reductions and co-benefits, meeting Senate Bill 535 requirements to maximize benefits for disadvantaged communities, and project tracking/reporting.

More Information          Staff Presentation

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 ELECTRONICALLY 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.)



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.
 
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.


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