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May 19-20, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda
CONTACT

Clerk of the Board
Email [email protected]
Phone (916) 322-5594
Mary D. Nichols Campus, Southern California Headquarters
4001 Iowa Avenue, Riverside, California 92507
Haagen-Smit Auditorium

Webcast (Livestream/Watch Only)

Zoom (Remote Public Participation – see below)

In addition to in-person participation, remote participation is available to members of the public via Zoom. More information on how to participate and comment verbally on an agenda item or during open public comment can be found here. To participate via Zoom, you must register for the Zoom Webinar at this link.

Alternatively, during the Board Meeting, members of the public can offer verbal comments by calling in via telephone. Zoom registration is not required if calling in to the Zoom webinar number below.

Phone Number: (669) 900-6833
Webinar ID: 864 8345 6848

Remote Public Participation Guide

To only watch the Board Meeting and not provide verbal comments, please view the webcast. 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.

Spanish interpretation will be provided for the May 19-20, 2022, Board Meeting.

Agenda de la Reunión Pública

Guía de participación pública remota

This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call (951) 565-5194, website: https://www.riversidetransit.com

(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 9:00 a.m.

Discussion Items:
The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board Meeting.

Hardcopies of the Public Agenda and Proposed Resolutions (when applicable) will be provided at the meeting; all other documents linked below will only be available upon request.

22-7-3: 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards
The Board will present the 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards, considered the "Nobel Prize" in air quality achievement. These awards recognize extraordinary individuals who have made significant and lifetime contributions in air quality and climate change science.
22-7-4: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on the California Air Resources Board’s Academic Memorandums of Understanding with Educational Institutions
The Board will hear an update on Memorandums of Understanding between CARB and educational institutions. In developing the state-of-the-art laboratory and relocation to Riverside, CARB signed academic memorandums to facilitate highly cooperative educational and workforce development opportunities and is currently expanding these efforts.
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:
Alliance for California Business v. California State Transportation Agency, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2016-80002491.
American Lung Association, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al. (D.C. Cir. 2021) 985 F.3d 914, cert. granted sub nom. Westmoreland Mining Holdings v. EPA (U.S., Oct. 29, 2021, No. 20-1778).
Best Energy Solutions & Technology Corp., et al v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Kern County Superior Court, Case No. BCV-20-102198.
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, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 21-1024.
California, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 21-1014.
California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 20CECG02250.
Clean Energy Renewable Fuels, LLC v. California Air Resources Board, Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2020-01167039-CU-WM-CJC.
Competitive Enterprise Inst. v. NHTSA, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 20-1145 (consolidated with No. 20-1167).
Environmental Defense Fund, et al., v. Andrew Wheeler, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 20-1360.
Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. California Coastal Commission, et al., U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:17-cv-8733.
South Coast Air Quality Management District v. City of Los Angeles, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. 20STCP02985.
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 v. Wheeler et. al., District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 19-1239, consolidated under No. 19-1230 along with Nos. 19-1241, 19-1242, 19-1243, 19-1245, 19-1246, and 19-1249.
State of California, et al., v. Andrew Wheeler, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 20-1359.
State of California, et al. v. David Bernhardt, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 3:18-cv-5712-DMR; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 20-16793.
State of California, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 21-1018.
State of New York, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 21-1026.
State of New York, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 21-1028.
State of Massachusetts v. EPA, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 20-1265.
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; United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, Case No. 20-8073.
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.
People v. Southern California Gas CompanyLos 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.
Western States Petroleum Association v. California Air Resources BoardLos Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. 20STCP03138x.
Westmoreland Mining v. EPA, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 20-1160.
W.O. Stinson & Son LTD. v. Western Climate Initiative, Inc., Ontario Canada Superior Court, Case No. CV-20-00083726-0000.

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: www.arb.ca.gov

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.