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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

February 18, 2016

Webcast


LOCATION:
California Environmental Protection Agency
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
February 18, 2016
9:00 a.m.
DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #  
16-2-1: Public Meeting to Hear an Update on the Aliso Canyon Methane Leak

The Board will hear an informational update on the Aliso Canyon methane leak and staff's preparation of a climate impacts mitigation program pursuant to the Governor's January 6, 2016, Proclamation concerning the incident.

More Information        Staff Presentation
16-2-2: Report from the Office of the Ombudsman 2015

The Board will hear a report on the Office of the Ombudsman's engagement with small business and other stakeholders during 2015.

 

More Information          Staff Presentation
16-2-3:
 Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the Portable Fuel Container Regulation

The Board will consider amendments to the portable fuel container (PFC) regulation, which include requiring certification fuel to contain 10 percent ethanol, harmonizing aspects of the Board's PFC certification and test procedures with those of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, revising the Air Resources Board’s (ARB) certification process, and streamlining, clarifying, and increasing the robustness of ARB’s certification and test procedures.

 
 Motion and Vote 
16-2-5:
 Public Meeting to Hear an Update on the Status of the Advanced Clean Transit Rule

The Board will hear an update on staff's development of proposed amendments to the Advanced Clean Transit Rule. This update  will include information on establishing a transit workgroup and a summary of outcomes from staff's advanced transit technology symposium.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

People v. Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC 602973.

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

California Air Resources Board v. West Coast Diesel, Inc., Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 15 CECG 03337.

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