California Environmental Protection Agency
Air Resources Board
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
LOCATION: Air Resources Board
* Board Hearing Room, Lower Level
2020 "L" Street
Sacramento, California 95814
This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: (916) 321-BUSS. (This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)
March 26, 1998
|98-3-1||Public Meeting to Consider an Overview of the Office of Legislative
and Intergovernmental Affairs
Staff will give a presentation on the mission of the Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs office and a recap of the 1997 legislative year.
|98-3-2||Public Meeting to Consider a Draft Resource Document Which Identifies
Achievable Performance Standards and Emerging Technologies for Stationary
Staff will summarize efforts underway to assist the districts in identifying potential sources of emission reductions and share with the Board a draft resource document that will be provided to district staff for comment. This resource document identifies the most effective control strategies that can be implemented now as well as emerging technologies under development that may offer additional emission reductions in the future.
|98-3-3||Public Meeting to Consider Research Proposals:
Proposal Number 2354-202 entitled "Development and Validation of Databases for Modeling Biogenic Hydrocarbons in California's Airsheds," submitted by the University of California, Los Angeles, for a total amount not to exceed $258,707.
Proposal Number 2347-202 entitled "Adapting Biological Fingerprinting Methods to Source Apportionment for Fugitive Dust," submitted by the University of California, Davis, for a total amount not to exceed $408,931.
Proposal Number 2355-202 entitled "The Effect of Smoke from Rice Straw and Other Vegetative Residue Burning on Airway Inflammation and Pulmonary Function in Healthy, Asthmatic and Allergic Individuals," submitted by the University of California, San Francisco, for a total amount not to exceed $374,825.
|98-3-4||Public Meeting to Consider Approving California's 1990 Small Off-Road
Engine Emission Inventory
The Board will be asked to approve the staff's revisions to the small off-road engine emissions inventory. This is a follow-up to the November 1997 AB 2174 required hearing.
|98-3-5||Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the Small Off-Road Engine
Staff is proposing amendments to the 1999 small off-road engine regulations. The amendments include a one-year delay in the implementation of the 1999 standards, relaxation of emission standards for non-handheld engines, emissions durability requirements, averaging/banking/trading, harmonization with the U.S. EPA's diesel engine regulations and production line testing.
|98-3-6||Public Meeting to Consider a Resolution Directed to U.S. EPA
The Board will consider a resolution directed to U.S. EPA urging U.S. EPA to recognize the partnership between local, state, and federal governments, as mandated by the federal Clean Air Act, and to act as a partner by recognizing effective state/local programs which achieve the federal standards.
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 five minutes to ensure that everyone has a chance to speak.
THOSE ITEMS ABOVE WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETED ON MARCH 26 WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. ON MARCH 27.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
*Off-street parking is available in the parking lot to the west and adjacent to 2020 L Street. Enter this lot from L Street or 20th Street. The cost for all day parking in this lot is $3.00. After parking in this lot, see the Security Officer in the lobby of 2020 L to make payment (exact change please). Street parking is also available.
CONTACT CLERK OF THE BOARD, 2020 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
TDD: (916) 324-9531
ARB Homepage: www.arb.ca.gov
To submit written comments on an agenda item in advance of the meeting.
To request, in advance of the meeting, to be placed on the list to testify on an agenda item.
To request special accommodations for those persons with disabilities.
SMOKING NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD