|Air Resources Board*
Board Hearing Room, Lower Level
2020 L Street
Sacramento, California 95814
|PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA||This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call:(916) 321-BUSS. (This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)|
|00-5-1||Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Proposed Amendments to the
California Consumer Products Regulation Relating to Aerosol Adhesives
The Board will consider adopting new proposed VOC limits for aerosol adhesives. The new VOC limits are being proposed by Air Resources Board (ARB) staff in response to Health and Safety Code section 41712(h), which requires the ARB, on or before July 1, 2000, to prepare a study and conduct a public hearing on the feasibility of establishing more stringent standards for aerosol adhesives than the existing 75 percent standard.
Public Meeting to Consider Modifications to the On-Road Mobile Source Emissions
Inventory EMFAC 2000
The Board will consider approval of the revised inventory for on-road mobile sources as estimated by the EMFAC 2000 model. The revised estimates predict increases in the contribution of motor vehicles to ambient air quality problems.
|00-5-3||Public Meeting to Consider an Informational Report on Air Pollution Trends: Past Progress and Future Challenges
Staff will brief the Board on the success of controlling several criteria and toxic air pollutants over the last 20 years. The presentation will review the progress in, and prospects for, reducing California's most persistent and pervasive pollutants, and will identify the continuing challenges the Board will face over the next 20 years. This will include a discussion of California's efforts to reach federal and state standards, reduce the risk from exposure to toxic air contaminants, and the State's emissions of global warming gases.
|00-5-4||Public Meeting to Consider Fiscal Year 1999-2000 Grant Awards from
the Rice Straw Demonstration Project Fund
The Rice Straw Demonstration Project Fund was established to help create a market for Sacramento Valley rice straw by providing cost-sharing grants. Seven grant requests were received and evaluated. Staff will make recommendations to the Board regarding which projects should receive grants totaling $1.23 million.
|00-5-5||Public Meeting to Consider Recommendations for Funding Proposals Received
Under the Innovative Clean Air Technologies (ICAT) Program
This presentation will provide the Board an overview of the ICAT program. Five proposals for funding will be described, and resolutions to fund them will be presented. The five proposals presented for consideration by the Board are (1) "Demonstration of Oscillating Combustion on a High-Temperature Forging Furnace," by the Institute of Gas Technology; (2) "Demonstration of Low-Temperature Oxidation of NOx Using Ozone-Injection for Industrial Furnace Applications," by BOC Gases in the City of Industry; (3) "Hydrogen Fueling Station for Fuel-Cell Powered Vehicles," by Hydrogen Burner Technology; (4) "Demonstration of the Use of Fast Charged Electric Ground Support Equipment as a Means of Reducing Airport Emissions While Minimizing Electrical Infrastructure Requirements," by Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation; and (5) "Demonstration of SCONOx® and SCOSOxTM to Remove Pollutants from Lean Burn Diesel Stationary Engines," by Goal Line Environmental Technologies.
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 MAY 25 WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. ON MAY 26.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
*A limited number of off-street parking spaces are available in the lot to the west and adjacent to 2020 L Street at a cost of $3.00 per day. Pay the Security Officer in the lobby after parking (exact change please). Metered and two hour street parking is also available.
|CONTACT CLERK OF THE BOARD, 2020 L Street, Sacramento,CA 95814||
SMOKING NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD