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May 28, 2020, Board Meeting Agenda - Remote Meeting

In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20 as well as recommendations from the California Department of Public Health, the April 23, 2020, Board Meeting will not have a physical location. This will be a remote-only meeting.

The Board Meeting will be conducted remotely via a web-based videoconferencing service called Zoom. Members of the public who wish to comment verbally can register for the webinar to comment. 

Register for the Webinar - for those that plan to comment at hearing

Alternatively, on the morning of the Board Meeting, members of the public can offer verbal comments by telephone.  Members of the public do not have to register beforehand if they call in using the number below:
Phone Number: (669) 900-6833
Webinar ID: 437 930 965

To watch the webinar only and not provide verbal comments, please view the webcast. The webcast is the same video stream offered by CARB during normal Board Meetings. If you do not wish to provide verbal comments, we strongly recommend watching the webcast as this will free up space on the webinar for those who are providing verbal comments.

Webcast - for those that only plan to observe the hearing

How to Participate in the Remote Board Meeting

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.

  Consent Calendar

The following item 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.
 

20-5-1: Public Meeting to Consider a Technical Revision to the San Joaquin Valley PM2.5 State Implementation Plan

 
The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) will consider a technical revision to an emissions reduction commitment contained in the 2012 PM2.5 Plan in response to a request from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). The revision is a translation of a reduction commitment from the inventory used in the 2012 PM2.5 Plan to the most current inventory. If approved, CARB will submit this revision to U.S. EPA as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan.
Motion and Vote
 More InformationProposed ResolutionBoard MaterialsWritten Submissions
     
 

Discussion Items

 The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
     
 

20-5-2: Public Meeting to Consider Proposed Updates to the 2019 Architectural Coatings Suggested Control Measure

 
The Board will consider updating the 2019 Architectural Coatings Suggested Control Measure to add a new coating category for Photovoltaic Coatings and establish a limit on the volatile organic content of the coatings. The Board will also consider adopting an addendum to a previously certified Program Environmental Impact Report in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act.
Motion and Vote
 More Information   Staff Presentation   Board Materials   Written Submissions
  
 

20-5-3: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on the Advanced Clean Cars II Regulation

 The Board will hear an informational update on the development of new regulations for light- and medium-duty vehicles, including changes to criteria and greenhouse gas emission standards and new in-use requirements for zero-emission vehicles.
 More Information   Staff Presentation   Board MaterialsWritten Submissions
  
 

Closed Session

 The Board may hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e), to confer with, and receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding the following pending or potential litigation:
 Alliance for California Business v. California State Transportation Agency, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2016-80002491.
 American Coatings Association, Inc. v. State of California and California Air Resources Board, Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 04CS01707.
 American Lung Association, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 19-1140.
 California v. Stout, et al., United States District Court, Central District of California, Case No. 2:20-cv-00371.
 California v. Wheeler, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 19-1239.
 California Air Resources Board v. Key Disposal, Inc. and John Katangian, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC650014.
 California Air Resources Board v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 18-1085.
 California Air Resources Board v. United States Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, United States District Court, District of Columbia Case No. 1:19-cv-00965-CKK.
 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.
 Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. California Coastal Commission, et al., San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, Case No. 17CV-0576; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:17-cv-8733.
 In re Pacific Gas and Electric Company, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 19-30089.
 John Mahan v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento County Superior CourtCase No. 34-2016-80002416.
 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.
 Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of California, No. 3:18-cv-03979-LHK.
 State of California v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 18-1096.
 State of California, et al. v. David Bernhardt, et al., United States District Court, Northern Distrcit of California, Case No. 3:18-cv-5712-DMR.
 State of California, et al.  v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Court of Appeals, District Court of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 19-1227.
 State of California, et al., v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 4:18-cv-03237.
 State of New York, et al. v. Andrew Wheeler and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, Case No. 1:18-cv-00773.
 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 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 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.
 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. 
 Valero Refining Co. California v. Hearing Board of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District et al., Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Case No. A151004.
 People v. Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC 602973.
 The Two Hundred, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 18CECG01494.
 United States v. California, United States District Court, Eastern District of California, Case No. 2:19-cv-02142-WBS-EFB.
  
 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. The public will also have an opportunity to submit written comments for open session the morning of the Board Meeting.

Other Information

Submit Comments Electronically Day of Board Meeting

View Submitted Comments

Submitting a Presentation

PowerPoint presentations to be displayed during public comment at the Board meeting must be electronically submitted via email to the Clerks’ Office at cotb@arb.ca.gov no later than noon on the business day prior to the scheduled Board meeting.

If you have any questions, contact the Clerks' Office at (916) 322-5594.
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, California 95814

If you experience technical difficulties on the day of the Board Meeting, please call our helpline at (805) 801-3676.

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 Clerks' Office at (916) 322-5594 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.


Acomodación Especial

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.