LOCATION:

Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814
http://www.calepa.ca.gov/EPAbldg/location.htm  

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

July 21, 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.)

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July 21, 2011
9:00 a.m.


DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

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

Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
11-5-1
Public Meeting to Consider the Approval of the Proposed AB 118 Air Quality Improvement Program Funding Plan for Fiscal Year 2011-12

Staff will present to the Board the proposed Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Funding Plan for Fiscal Year 2011-12, which provides staff's recommendations for allocating the $40 million of AQIP project funding in the Governor's proposed budget.  Staff recommends directing most of the AQIP funding to continue incentives for the purchase of new hybrid trucks and buses and zero-emission passenger cars.  The remaining funding would be allocated to advanced technology demonstration projects.  AQIP, created under Assembly Bill 118 (2007), provides incentive funding through 2015 for clean vehicle and equipment projects. 

More Information            Staff Presentation



11-5-3 Public Hearing to Consider the Approval of Proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) Revisions for 8-Hour Ozone and Minor Technical Revisions to the PM 2.5 SIP Transportation Conformity Budgets 

Staff will present for Board consideration proposed revisions to the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley Ozone State Implementation Plans for submittal to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  These plans were originally submitted in 2007.  The proposed revisions are limited to an updated calendar of the Air Resources Board rulemaking, adjustments to transportation conformity budgets, and revisions to reasonable further progress tables and associated reductions for contingency purposes for the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley. 

More Information             Staff Presentation



11-5-4 Public Meeting to Present the 2010 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards

The recipients of the 2010 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards will be announced.  The Board annually presents the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards to individuals in the air quality community who have made significant contributions toward improving air quality and public health.

More Information            Staff Presentation




  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.

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

*NEW FEATURE*

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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. 

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