The following items on the consent calendar will be presented to the Board immediately after the start 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 them.
18-9-1: Public Meeting to Consider the Ozone Attainment Plan for Western Nevada County
The Board will consider adopting the Ozone Attainment Plan for Western Nevada County as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan. The revisions address requirements that California demonstrate how Western Nevada County will attain the 2008 75 ppb 8-hour ozone standard by 2021 and satisfy other Clean Air Act requirements for control measures, air quality modeling analysis, reasonable further progress, transportation conformity, and contingency measures.
The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
The agenda order noted below was revised on 11/6/18.
18-9-3: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on The Mobile Source Program: A Vision for Minimizing Real-World Emissions
The Board will hear an update on how staff are updating existing programs and developing future programs to better ensure vehicles are designed, built, and operated to minimize emissions throughout the vehicle's life.
18-9-4: Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Revisions to On Board Diagnostic System Requirements, Including the Introduction Of Real Emissions Assessment Logging, for Heavy Duty Engines, Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles and Engines
The Board will consider amendments to the heavy-duty (HD) On Board Diagnostic (OBD) and medium-duty OBD II requirements to update the monitoring requirements for gasoline and diesel vehicles, to require more data parameters to be tracked and reported by the engine/vehicle, and to clarify and improve the regulation where necessary. Staff is also proposing to update the associated HD OBD enforcement regulation to align with the proposed changes to the HD OBD regulation and to modify the manufacturer self-testing requirements.
18-9-9: Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
EspanolSpanish translation will be provided at the Board Meeting for this item, Item 18-9-9.
The Board will hear staff's proposed amendments to the Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. The proposed amendments are targeted revisions to clarify the existing regulation related to how entities report their GHG emissions to support the Cap-and-Trade program, and to ensure the data that are collected for CARB's climate change programs are complete and accurate. The public comments for this item will be combined for purposes of the Board hearing with item 18-9-10. This hearing will be the first of two planned Board hearings on this proposal.
18-9-10: Public Hearing to Consider the Amendments to the California Cap on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Market-Based Compliance Mechanisms Regulation
EspanolSpanish translation will be provided at the Board Meeting for this item, Item 18-9-10.
The Board will hear staff's proposal for Cap-and-Trade Regulation amendments to conform with the requirements in Assembly Bill 398, respond to Board direction in Resolution 17-21, and enhance Program implementation and oversight. Specifically, the proposed amendments include changes to free allocation for minimizing leakage and transition assistance, offsets usage limits and criteria related to direct environmental benefits to the state, and cost containment, among others. The public comments for this item will be combined for purposes of the Board hearing with item 18-9-9. This hearing will be the first of two planned board hearings on this proposal.
18-9-5: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on Reducing Emissions from Small Off-Road Engines: Operator Exposure, Health Risks, and Pathways to Zero Emissions
The Board will hear an update on small off-road engines, which are primarily used in lawn and garden equipment. The update will discuss incentive programs, case studies, and potential approaches to converting California's small off-road engine fleet to zero-emission equipment. Staff will also present an update on compliance testing results for model year 2015-2017 engines and a summary of findings from a recent exposure study, including estimates of potential maximum incremental cancer risk, underscoring the importance of reducing emissions.
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.
This facility is accessible by public transit and is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Submitting a Presentation
No outside memory sticks or other external devices may be used at any time with the Board audio/visual system or any CARB computers. Therefore, PowerPoint presentations to be displayed at the Board meeting must be electronically submitted via email to the Clerk of the Board no later than noon on the business day prior to the scheduled Board meeting.
For more information contact the Clerk of the Board 1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, California 95814 (916) 322-5594
Special Accommodation Request
Consistent with California Government Code Section 7296.2, special accommodation or language needs may 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 solicitar estas comodidades especiales o necesidades de otro idioma, por favor llame a la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o envié un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo más pronto posible, pero no menos de 7 días de trabajo antes del día programado para la audiencia del Consejo. TTY/TDD/Personas que necesiten este servicio pueden marcar el 711 para el Servicio de Retransmisión de Mensajes de California.