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Thursday, February 24, 2022 @ 9:00 a.m.

22-3-4: Public Meeting to Hear an Overview of Community Air Grants Program and 2021 Awardees

This item may be heard on Thursday, February 24 and/or continue on Friday, February 25, 2022.

See above for description of this item.
Closed Session The Board may hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code section 11126(a)(1), and, 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:
February 24, 2022 and February 25, 2022 (if needed) Board Meeting Agenda

Clerk of the Board
Email [email protected]
Phone (916) 322-5594

In accordance with Assembly Bill 361 (Gov. Code § 11133) as extended by Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-1-22, the February 24 and 25 (if needed), 2022, meeting of the California Air Resources Board will not have a physical location open to the public. It will be a remote-only meeting conducted via a web-based videoconferencing service called Zoom. Members of the public who wish to comment verbally can register for the webinar.

Register for the Webinar - for those who wish to comment verbally at the hearing.

Alternatively, during the Board Meeting, members of the public can offer verbal comments by calling in via 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: 
839 2661 8079

To only watch the Board Meeting and not provide verbal comments, please view the webcast. The webcast is the same video stream offered by the California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) 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 who only plan to observe the hearing.

How to Participate in the Remote Board Meeting

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Agenda de la Reunión del Consejo del 10 de febrero de 2022

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Discussion Items:
The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
22-3-1: Public Hearing to Consider Proposed 2021 Amendments to Area Designations for State Ambient Air Quality Standards
The Board will consider proposed amendments to the regulations designating areas of California as attainment, nonattainment, nonattainment-transitional, or unclassified for pollutants for the State ambient air quality standards. Based on 2018 to 2020 air quality data, a total of three changes to area designations are proposed for NO2, PM10, and PM2.5 air quality standards. The Board will consider adopting a California Environmental Quality Act exemption as part of its action.
Motion and Vote 
22-3-3: Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Airborne Toxic Control Measure for In-Use Diesel-Fueled Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) and TRU Generator Sets, and Facilities Where TRUs Operate
The Board will consider proposed amendments to the TRU Airborne Toxic Control Measure. The proposed amendments will achieve additional emission and health risk reductions by requiring zero-emission truck TRUs, a particulate matter (PM) emission standard for newly-manufactured non-truck TRU engines, and the use of lower global warming potential refrigerants. This is the second of two Board hearings on this item; the Board will also consider certifying the Final Supplemental Environmental Analysis and approving the written response to comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Analysis.
Motion and Vote
22-3-6: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on the 2022 State Strategy for the State Implementation Plan
The Board will hear an informational update on the development of the 2022 State Strategy for the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and Draft 2022 State SIP Strategy, and next steps for Board and public engagement. This item is informational; there will not be a proposal before the Board for it to act on at this meeting. Staff plans to return to the Board with a formal proposal later in 2022.
22-3-5: Public Meeting to Hear an Overview of the Development of the 2022 Scoping Plan Update
The Board will hear an informational update on the 2022 Scoping Plan development process; analytical work underway; and next steps for Board, Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, and public engagement.
Public Comment on Item
22-3-4: Public Meeting to Hear an Overview of Community Air Grants Program and 2021 Awardees
This item may be heard and/or continue on Friday, February 25, 2022.
The Board will hear an informational update on the Community Air Grants Program and staff’s conditional award of $10 million in grants to support 39 community-focused efforts pursuant to Assembly Bill 617 (C. Garcia, Chapter 136, Statutes of 2017) and in support of the California Air Resources Board’s Community Air Protection Program.

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 the Day of Board Meeting
View Submitted Comments

Please Note: PowerPoint presentations to be displayed during public comment at the Board meeting must be electronically submitted via email to the Clerks’ Office at [email protected] no later than noon on the business day prior to the scheduled Board meeting.

If you have any Questions, Please Contact the Clerks’ Office:

1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, California 95814

[email protected] or (916) 322-5594
CARB Homepage:

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 [email protected] or 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 contacte la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o por correo electronico al [email protected] 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.