|San Diego County Administration Center
Supervisors Chambers, Room 310
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101
|PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
ELECTRONIC BOARD BOOK FOR 3/21/02
|This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: 1-800-COMMUTE, website www.sdcommute.com (This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)|
|02-2-1||Public Meeting to Consider a Health Update
Staff will provide the Board with a short update on the health impacts from exposures to particulate air pollution. This presentation will focus on recent studies that have shown that exposure to particulate matter can result in serious heart disease. More Information
|02-2-2||Public Meeting to Consider Research Proposals
Proposal No. 2512-224, entitled "A Post-Regulatory Evaluation of the Cost and Economic Impact Estimates of Air Pollution Control Regulations," submitted by the University of California, Riverside, for an amount not to exceed $149,997.
Proposal No. 2510-224, entitled "Indoor Air Chemistry: Cleaning Agents, Ozone and Toxic Air Contaminants," submitted by the University of California, Berkeley, for an amount not to exceed $446,509.
Proposal No. 2515-224, entitled "Gas-Phase Formation Rates of Nitric Acid and its Isomers under Urban Conditions," submitted by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, for an amount not to exceed $180,000.
Proposal No. 2514-224, entitled "Quantitative Analysis of Aerosol Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Data Using YAADA," submitted by Arizona State University, for an amount not to exceed $50,000.
Proposal No. 2516-224, entitled "Research in the Development of Biological Methods of Dust Suppression in the Antelope Valley," submitted by San Diego State University, for an amount not to exceed $89,830.
Proposal No. 2507-223, entitled "Determination of the Asbestos Content of Current Automotive Dry Friction Materials, and the Potential Contribution of Asbestos to the Particulate Matter Derived from Brake Wear," submitted by the California Department of Health Services, for an amount not to exceed $131,055.
Proposal No. 2505-223, entitled "Incidence of Malfunctions and Tampering in Heavy-Duty Vehicles," submitted by the University of California, Riverside, for an amount not to exceed $199,103.
|02-2-3||Public Meeting to Consider an Update on California-Mexico Border Activities
Staff will report on recent activities to better understand and reduce air pollution in the California-Mexico border region. The Air Resources Board has been involved in several cross-border efforts that will assist in the development of air quality management strategies for border communities.
|02-2-4||Public Meeting to Consider a Status Report on the Fleet Rule and Reporting Requirements
for all Urban Bus Transit Agencies
Staff will provide the Board with an update on the transit agencies' progress in complying with the 4.8 grams per brake horsepower-hour (g/bhp-hr) as directed by the Board on September 21, 2001.
|02-2-5||Public Meeting to Consider a Status Report on the Carl Moyer Memorial Air
Quality Standards Attainment Program: Incentives for Lower Emission Heavy-Duty Engines (The Carl Moyer Program)
Staff will update the Board on the status of the statewide program for the first three years as required by Health and Safety Code section 44295. The report contains detailed information on local air district programs, including the status of state funds expended under the program. In addition, the report addresses how the Carl Moyer Program has reduced public exposure to toxic diesel exhaust.
CLOSED SESSION - LITIGATION
Coalition for Clean Air, Inc. v. South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), et al., U.S.
District Court for the Central District of California Case No. CV97-6916-HLH. The Board will hold a closed session
as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e) to confer with, or receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding
San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District v. State of California Air Resources Board, Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 02CS00270. The Board will hold a closed session as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e) to confer with, or receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding this litigation
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 21, WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M ON MARCH 22.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
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SMOKING NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD