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July 2019 Board Meeting Agenda

July 25, 2019, Board Meeting
  California Environmental Protection Agency
1001 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814
Byron Sher Auditorium, 2nd Floor

This meeting will also be webcast.

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  Thursday, July 25, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

  Discussion Items
The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
  19-7-1: Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to Certification Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems for Aboveground Storage Tanks at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
  The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) will hear the proposal to amend Phase II Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) requirements for existing aboveground storage tanks (AST) at gasoline dispensing facilities (GDF). The amendments clarify definitions and improve cost effectiveness of the Phase II EVR equipment upgrade requirements based on annual gasoline throughput at AST GDFs. The Board will also consider adoption of the environmental analysis set forth in the Initial Statement of Reasons.
  More Information Staff Presentation
  19-7-3: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on Prescribed Burning
  The Board will consider adoption of the proposed Zero-Emission Airport Shuttle Regulation. The proposed regulation will transition combustion powered airport shuttles to zero-emission vehicles and will apply to private and public fixed destination shuttles that serve California's commercial airports. This is the second of two Board hearings on this item; the Board will consider certifying the Final Environmental Analysis, approving the written response to any environmental comments received, approving findings and statement of overriding considerations, and adopting the regulation at this meeting.
  More Information Staff Presentation
 
19-7-2: Public Meeting to Hear an Informational Update on the Status of Transitioning to Zero Emission Vehicles
  The Board will hear an update to the Board on the progress toward transitioning to zero emission vehicles, including a discussion of programs that drive zero emission vehicle uptake and potential new policies to increase zero emission vehicles in the fleet.
  More Information Staff Presentation
 
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, and as authorized by Government Code section 11126(a):

American Fuel 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; Plaintiffs’ petitions for certiorari in United States Supreme Court, Case No. 18-881.

California Air Resources Board v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 18-1085.

Mexichem Fluor, Inc. v. U.S. EPA, (D.C. Cir. 2017) 866 F. 3d 451 (U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case Nos. 15-1328 and 15-1329).

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.

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. ; Plaintiffs’ petitions for certiorari in United States Supreme Court, Case No. 13-1149.

Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California, No. 8:15-cv-02123.

State of California, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 18-1114.

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 California, et al. v. Ryan Zinke, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 3:18-cv-5712-DMR

State of New York, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency,
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, Case No. 1:18-cv-00773.

State of California, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency et al
., U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Oakland Division, Case No. 4:17-cv-6936-HSG.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Air Resources Board v. Key Disposal, Inc. and John Katangian
, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC650014.

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

Air Resources Board v. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA US LLC, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 3:17-md-02777-EMC, 3:17-cv-3446-EMC, 3:19-cv-00151-EMC.

People v. Walgreens Co., Sacramento County
, Case No. 34-2018-00244759.

In re Pacific Gas and Electric Company, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 19-30089.

California Air Resources Board vs. Cascade Sierra, Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2017-00223510.

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.

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

The Two Hundred, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al.,
Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 18CECG01494.

  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.
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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.


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.