LOCATION:

Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

May 26, 2011


This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: 
(916) 321-BUSS, website http://www.sacrt.com/
(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php


May 26, 2011
9:00 a.m.



CONSENT CALENDAR:

All items on the consent calendar will be voted on by the board immediately after the start of the public meeting.  Any item may be removed from the consent calendar by a Board member or by someone in the audience who would like to speak on that item.  The following item is on the consent calendar:

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic

None.


DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

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

Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
11-3-1
Public Meeting to Update the Board on Ozone Air Quality Progress and the Status of Federal Air Quality Standards

Staff will provide an update on ozone air quality progress in California and the process underway to revise the federal ozone standards. 

More Information            Staff Presentation



11-3-2 Public Meeting to Update the Board on CalNex 2010 

Staff will update the Board on progress in analyzing the data collected during CalNex 2010 and share some policy-relevant results preliminary to the full analysis due in 2012.  CalNex is a major study on air quality, climate science, and the nexus between the two areas conducted a year ago throughout California and was primarily funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

More Information             Staff Presentation



11-3-3 Public Meeting to Update the Board on Monitoring California's Progress Towards Clean Air

The Monitoring and Laboratory Division (MLD) staff will provide an update on the ambient air monitoring program which produces air quality data to determine attainment status with national and state ambient air quality standards.  The data provides the Board with information that underlie its regulatory decisions to reduce emissions from mobile, stationary, and area sources to protect public health.  MLD is holding an open house at 1927 13th Street, Sacramento, California between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., to which the public is invited.

More Information          




  CLOSED SESSION – LITIGATION

The Board will 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:


Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Sacramento), 
Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.

POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), 

Case No. 09CECG04850.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), 

Case No. 1:09−CV−02234−LJO−DLB.
 

National Petroleum & Refiners Association, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA.


Association of Irritated Residents, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (San Francisco County), Case No. CPF-09-509562.


Association of Irritated Residents, et al. v. U.S. E.P.A., 2011 WL 310357 (C.A.9), (Feb. 2, 2011).


California Dump Truck Owners Association v. California Air Resources Board, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Sacramento) Case No. 2:11-CV-00384-MCE-GGH.


Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court,
Case No. 34-2010-00082774.



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 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.

TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php

*NEW FEATURE*

You can now sign up online in advance to speak at the Board meeting when you submit an electronic Board item comment.  For more information go to:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/board/online-signup.htm

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE BOARD
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 322-5594
ARB Homepage: http://www.arb.ca.gov



To request a special accommodation or language needs for any of the following:
 
•     An interpreter to be available at the hearing.
•     Have documents available in an alternate format (i.e. Braille, Large print) or another language.
•     A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
 
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 10 business days before the scheduled Board hearing.  TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
 
Para solicitar alguna comodidad especial o necesidad de otro idioma para alguna de las siguientes:

•    Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia
•    Tener documentos disponibles en un formato alterno (por decir, sistema Braille, o en impresión grande) u otro idioma.
•    Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.
 
Por favor llame a la oficina del Secretario del Consejo de Recursos Atmosféricos al (916) 322-5594 o envíe un fax al (916) 322-3928 no menos de diez (10) días laborales antes del día programado para la audiencia. Para  el Servicio Telefónico de California para Personas con Problemas Auditivos, ó de teléfonos TDD pueden marcar al 711. 

SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD



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