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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

November 17, 2016

Webcast

LOCATION:
California Environmental Protection Agency
Air Resources Board
Byron Sher Auditorium, 2nd Floor
1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814

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
November 17, 2016
9:00 a.m.
 DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: These agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
16-10-1:
 Public Meeting to Hear a 2016 Legislative Update

The Board will hear highlights of air quality and climate change legislation from the second year of the 2015-2016 legislative session from the Air Resources Board Legislative Director.

More Information          Staff Presentation


16-10-2: Public Meeting to Consider the Proposed Amendments to the Evaporative Emission Requirements for Small Off-Road Engines

The Board will consider amendments to address non-compliance of small off-road engines (SORE) with existing evaporative emission standards, as well as amendments to streamline the certification process by harmonizing where feasible with federal requirements. SORE are used to power a broad range of lawn and garden equipment as well as generators and small industrial equipment. Staff will also present to the Board a vision for achieving significant additional emission reductions from SORE in order to meet air quality and climate goals. As part of this Board item, a showcase of electric lawn and garden equipment will be displayed inside and adjacent to the California Environmental Protection Agency Building.

 
 Motion and Vote 

16-10-3: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Item on the AB 32 Scoping Plan Development 

Spanish translation will be provided at the Board Meeting for this item, Item 16-10-3.

The Board will hear a summary of draft policy scenarios developed as part the 2030 Target Scoping Plan Update. These scenarios will include policies that may be recommended to help the State achieve the 2030 greenhouse gas limit. This is an informational update that will allow stakeholders and board members to discuss the policies and economic modeling results before staff recommends a suite of measures for the 2030 Target Scoping Plan.

More Information          Staff Presentation

16-10-4: Annual Update to the Board on the Cap-and-Trade Program

Spanish translation will be provided at the Board Meeting for this item, Item 16-10-4.

The Board will hear an update on the status of California's Cap-and-Trade Program, including information on recent auctions, compliance events, the offsets program, linkage with other jurisdictions, and the status of currently proposed amendments.

More Information          Staff Presentation

16-10-5: Public Meeting to Update the Board on the Cap-and-Trade Adaptive Management Process

Spanish translation will be provided at the Board Meeting for this item, Item 16-10-5.

The Board will hear an update of the Cap-and-Trade Adaptive Management Process. Adaptive management involves establishing a process to identify and track emissions increases, if any, that are directly attributable to implementing the Cap-and-Trade Program. This process would also identify potential ways to address any increases that might be identified.

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]; plaintiff's eppeal of trial court order discharging peremptory writ of mandate, Court of Appeal, Fifth District, Case No. F073340.

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.

Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board, et al., 
United States District court for the Central District of California, Case No. 8:15-cv-02123.

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.

Murray Energy Corporation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 15-1385.

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 (dismissed), U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-74019

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), plaintiffs' appeal U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case Nos. 15-72101 and 15-16429.

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, Case No. 34-2014-80001974-CU-WM-GDS).

Meeks v. California Air Resources Board, et al. 
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC592558.

Adam Brothers Farming, Inc. v. Air Resources Board, et al., 
Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Case No. 15 CV04432.

In re: Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" MDL, 
United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 15-MD-2672-CRB (JSC).

American Coating Association, Inc. v. State of California and California Air Resources Board, 
Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 04CS01707.

Hamilton v. California Air Resources Board, et al., 
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Case No. 1:15-CV-01942-AWI-SKO.

Mahan v. California Air Resources Board, 
Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2016-80002416.

California Air Resources Board v. Adam Brothers Farming Inc., 
Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Case No. 16CV01758.

California Air Resources Board v. SSA Containers, Inc., 
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC628573 and No. BC628722.

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
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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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