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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

January 21, 2016

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:
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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
January 21, 2016
9:00 a.m.
CONSENT CALENDAR:
The item on the consent calendar will be presented to the Board immediately after the start of this second day 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.
Consent Item #


16-1-1:
 Public Meeting to Consider a Research Proposal

The Board will consider approval of a revision to a previously approved research proposal that was developed in response to the Board-approved Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Annual Research Plan.
  1. "Heavy-Duty On-Road Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program,” University of California, Riverside, Proposal No. 2799-284.

 Motion and Vote 
DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #  
16-1-2: Report to the Board on the Air Resources Board Program Priorities for 2016

Executive Officer Richard Corey will provide the Board with an overview of anticipated Air Resources Board priorities for 2016.

Staff Presentation

16-1-6: Public Meeting to Hear an Update on Sustainable Freight Activities

The Board will hear an update on immediate steps and potential actions identified in the Sustainable Freight: Pathways to Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Discussion Document. The Board will also hear activities underway to develop the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.
More Information          Staff Presentation
16-1-7:
 Public Meeting to Hear an Update on Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck and Freight Enforcement

The Board will hear an update on enforcement activities focused on trucks, ocean-going vessels, cargo handling equipment, and other sources in disadvantaged communities and across the State.

More Information          Staff Presentation
16-1-3:
 Public Meeting to Hear a Preview of Upcoming State Implementation Plans

The Board will hear a preview of State Implementation Plan requirements for ozone and fine particulate matter (PM2.5). State Implementation Plans for ozone are due in July 2016 and for PM2.5 in October 2016. The Board will also be briefed on the air quality challenges in the San Joaquin Valley.

More Information          Staff Presentation
16-1-5:
 Public Meeting to Hear an Update on Strategies to Reduce Near-Roadway Air Pollution Exposure

The Board will hear an overview of the Air Resources Board's research related to near-roadway air pollution exposure, including the results of a comprehensive literature review that identified research-supported strategies to reduce near-roadway pollution and exposure.

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 these pending or potential litigation, and as authorized by Government Code section 11126(a):

POET, LLC, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 15CECG03380.

American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. v. Jane O’Keeffe, et al., U.S. District Court (D. Ore. Portland), Case No. 3:15-CV-00467; Plaintiffs’ appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 15-35834.

Sarah Farley v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento County), Case No. 34-2015-80002044.

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; ARB interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 09-CV-02234 [remanded to trial court].

American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. v. Corey, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA; ARB’s interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 10-CV-00163 [remanded to trial court].

California Chamber of Commerce et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 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.

Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2015-80002246.

Richard Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2015-00822179-CU-BT-CXCCX-105.

State of West Virginia et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 15-1363.

California Dump Truck Owners Association v. Nichols, 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 successful appeal, California Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C071891 [remanded to the trial court].

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.

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

Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association, Inc., United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 14-1192.

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, District 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, (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:13-CV-01998-LJO-SAB (transferred by court to E.D.Cal. Sacramento, Case No. 2:14-CV-00186-MCE-AC).

Jack Cody dba Cody Transport v. California Air Resources Board, et al. (Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2015-80002116.

CO-AL Transport v. California Environmental Protection Agency et al., (United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 15-70839).

John R. Lawson Rock & Oil, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Fresno County 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 Air Resources Board v. BP West Coast Products LLC, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Case No. C12-00567.

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District v. Hardesty Sand & Gravel, et al. (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2011-00101272).

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: 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.


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