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PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

July 27, 2017

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
July 27, 2017
9:00 a.m.
 DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.

Agenda Item #
17-8-1:
 Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Market-Based Compliance Mechanism Regulation (Cap-and-Trade Regulation)

Espanol

The Board will consider approving proposed amendments to the Cap-and-Trade Regulation. The proposed amendments would enhance current Program implementation and oversight; link the Program with the Ontario, Canada program; and provide that the Program extends beyond 2020.

Consistent with legislative direction, following this Board hearing, ARB will initiate a new rulemaking process to implement the AB 398 requirements for the post-2020 Cap-and-Trade Program.

The Board will also consider certifying the Final Environmental Analysis and approving the written responses to comments received on the Draft Environmental Analysis. The Final Environmental Analysis and the written responses to comments were prepared for both the proposed amendments to the Cap-and-Trade Regulation and the Proposed Compliance Plan (Agenda Item 17-8-2, below).

This is the second of two Board hearings on this item. This action completes a multi-year regulatory process.

 
 Motion and Vote    Amending  Motion and  Vote

17-8-2:
 Public Hearing to Consider California’s Proposed Compliance Plan for the Federal Clean Power Plan

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The Board will consider California's Proposed Compliance Plan for the Federal Clean Power Plan, which requires that California limit greenhouse gas emissions from many large power plants. The Board will also consider certifying the Final Environmental Analysis and approving the written responses to comments received on the Draft Environmental Analysis. The Final Environmental Analysis and the written responses to comments were prepared for both the Proposed Compliance Plan and the proposed amendments to the Cap-and-Trade Regulation (Agenda Item 17-8-1, above). 

This is the second of two Board hearings on this item

 
 Motion and Vote 

17-8-3: Public Meeting to Consider the Volkswagen Zero Emission Vehicles Investment Plan

The Board will hear a staff assessment of the Volkswagen Zero Emission Vehicles Investment Plan (Plan), including the Supplement, and will consider approving the Plan, in whole or in part.

 
 Public Comment on Item
 Return to Board
 Motion and Vote 


 General Public Comment 
 
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):

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.

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.

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

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.

POET, LLC, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04659; plaintiffs’ appeal, California Court of Appeal, Fifth District, Case No. F064045; California Supreme Court, Case No. S213394 [remanded to trial court]; plaintiff’s appeal of trial court order discharging peremptory writ of mandate, Court of Appeal, Fifth District, Case No. F073340.

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

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. 12-15131 [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].

Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board, et al., U.S. District Court, Central District of
California, Case No. 8:15-CV-02123.

State of North Dakota, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 16-1242.

State of North Dakota v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 15-1381.

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.

State of Wyoming, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, Case No. 16-CV-285-SWS.

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).

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

Alliance for California Business v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Glenn County Superior Court, Case No. 13CV01232; plaintiffs’ appeal, Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C082828.

Alliance for California Business v. California State Transportation Agency, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2016-80002491.

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

Jack Cody dba Cody Transport v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2015-80002116; plaintiff’s appeal, Court of Appeal, Third District, Case No. C083083

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.

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.

John R. Lawson Rock & Oil, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 14-CECG01494; ARB’s appeal, Court of Appeal, Fifth District, Case No. F074003.

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

Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 16-1430.

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. et al. v. 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.

California Air Resources Board v. Bombardier Recreational Products, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC608480.

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

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

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

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

People of the State of California ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. Marten Transport Logistics, LLC, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC645288.

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

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

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

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.)

PLEASE NOTE: No outside memory sticks or other external devices may be used at any time with the Board audio/visual system or any ARB computers. Therefore, PowerPoint presentations to be displayed at the Board meeting must be electronically submitted via email to the Clerk of the Board at cotb@arb.ca.gov no later than noon on the business day prior to the scheduled Board meeting

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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