ARB Website What's New Archive - 2002

This page last reviewed April 3, 2009


The following "WHAT'S NEW" list identifies many topic areas that have been added to the system or revamped. Not all Website changes are reflected on this Webpage.


Date Posted

December 2002
December 30, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Dave Mazzera
  The PM Standards - Where Are They Now?
December 23, 2002
  Download the 2003 Training/CAP Catalog in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF - 4.17 MB)
  "Training Schedule and Compliance Assistance Publications"
December 20, 2002
  New List Serve
  Transport Assessments & Mitigation Program
  ARB Transmits EMFAC2002 to U.S. EPA for Approval - Link Expired
  ARB requests approval of EMFAC2002 for use in California.
December 19, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Prof. Kent Pinkerton - Sacramento
  Mechanisms of Particulate Toxicity: Effects on the Respiratory System
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Clinton MacDonald-Sacramento
  Lessons Learned from the SCOS97-NARSTO Upper Air Meteorology Measurement
December 17, 2002
  View Presentation Now and/or with Webcast on 12-19
December 13, 2002
  Carl Moyer Workshop (Power Point Presentation)- Link expired
  December 13, 2002, MLD, 13th and T Streets, Sacramento, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 05, 2002
  Deadline -- February 14, 2003
December 04, 2002
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for December 12, 2002 is Now Available On-Line
December 03, 2002
  ARB Board Meeting Agenda
  Held in Sacramento on December 12, 2002
December 02, 2002
  The Evaluation of Exposure and Risk Related to Environmental Justice

November 2002
November 20, 2002
  2003 Compliance Training Schedule is here!
  Check Out Our Compliance Training Courses for the Coming Year
  Possible Amendments to the Zero Emissions Vehicle Regulations
  Public Workshop in Sacramento on December 5, 2002
November 19, 2002
  Updating Carl Moyer Progam Guidelines
  Public Workshop on December 13, 2002, in Sacramento
November 18, 2002
  Global Climate Change - Emissions Inventory Workshop
  December 3, 2002, in Sacramento
November 13, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Dennis Schuetzle-Sacto Webcast
  Environmental, Energy, and Mobility Challenges During the 21st Century
November 12, 2002
  Mail-Out#MSC 02-12 Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Rule Public Workshops
  December 9th in Sacramento and December 10th in El Monte
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Alec N. Brooks-El Monte
  Vehicle-to-Grid Demonstration Project
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Alec N. Brooks -Sacto Webcast
  Vehicle-to-Grid Demonstration Project
November 01, 2002
  Nov. 6, 2002 in Sacramento and Nov. 7, 2002 in El Monte

October 2002
October 28, 2002
  Preliminary Draft Report of the ARB's 2001 Architectural Coatings Survey
  Available for Review and Comment
October 25, 2002
  Notice of Public Hearing
  ATCM School Bus Idling
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Enhanced Vapor Recovery Technology Review
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Administrative Hearing Procedures - Administrative Penalty Program
  Notice of Public Hearing
  California Reformulated Gasoline Regulations Including MTBE and other oxygenates
  Mobile Sources Emission Inventory Updates
  New EMFAC2002 Model Now Available
October 24, 2002
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series-Prof. Van Den Eeden-Postponed to 1-14-03
  Particulate Air Pollution And Morbidity In The California Central Valley
  Subscribe to Our New List Serve
  Dry Cleaning Program
October 21, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Stephen Van Den Eeden, Ph.D.-Sacto
  Particulate Air Pollution And Morbidity In The California Central Valley
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Arlene Rosenbaum-Sacto
  The California Population Indoor Exposure Model, Version 2 (CPIEM2.0)
October 18, 2002
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for October 24, 2002 is Now Available
October 15, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Helen Suh, Ph.D.-Video Conference
  Characterization of Exposures to Fine Particulate Matter
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Paul Kruger, Ph.D.-Sacto Webcast
  Electric Energy: The Potential Show Stopper for a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fleet
  ARB Board Meeting Agenda
  Held in El Monte on October 24, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Prof. John H. Seinfeld - Sacto. Webcast
  Secondary Organic Aerosols: Formation and Thermodynamics
October 10, 2002
  Search the Map-based Database for Resources Near You
  Regional Workshop on Better Air Quality in Asia & Pacific Rim Cities
  Event is Co-sponsored by CARB
October 07, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Professors Arey & Atkinson-El Monte
  Analysis of PAH & Nitro-PAH in SoCAB & Atmospheric Chemistry of VOCs
  Notice of Public Meeting
  Update the Board on the Status of the Off-Road Emission Control Programs
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Sacramento Webcast
  Energy, Entropy and Climate by David L. Goodstein, Ph.D.
October 03, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Gauna-Rechtschaffen-Sacramento Webcast
  Implementing Environmental Justice: Obstacles and Opportunities

September 2002
September 30, 2002
  New List Serve
  Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Automatic Old Car Notice
  Dry Cleaning Environmental Training Program Has Moved!
  Please Make a Note of the New Location for Our Webpage
September 27, 2002
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Heavy-Duty Gasoline Engines and Low-Emission Vehicle Regulations
September 26, 2002
  ARB Board Meeting
  Sacramento - September 26, 2002
September 23, 2002
  Listen in Via Audio Casting: Chairman's AP Seminar Series - MACS - Sacramento
  Greenhouse Gas Emissions Resulting from Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning
September 20, 2002
  Subscribe to Our New Listserve
  Global Climate Change News Updates
September 18, 2002
  Information About the 2003 Event Coming Up in May
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Axel Friedrich, Ph.D.
  Air Pollution Emission Controls In Europe
September 16, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Dane Westerdahl-Ken Bowers
  Ultrafine PM in Community Air - Observations from a 12-Station Network in So. CA
September 11, 2002
  Off-Road Certification Database
  Online Access to Off-Road Certification Database & Executive Orders
September 10, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - MACS - Sacramento
  Greenhouse Gas Emissions Resulting from Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning
September 09, 2002
  Video Broadcast: 9-10-02 - Chairman's AP Seminar Series by Jane Hall, Ph.D.
  Economic Valuation of Ozone/Related School Absences in the South Coast Air Basin
September 06, 2002
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Amendments to the Public Transit Bus Fleet Rule
September 03, 2002
  Proposed ATCM to Limit School Bus Idling and Idling at Schools
  Notices for the September 10th & 12th public workshops
  Vapor Recovery Agenda for Workshop on September 9, 2002 available...
  EVR Amendments Workshop
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Professor Michael T. Kleinman
  Cardiopulmonary Effects Of Ultrafine, Fine & Coarse Particles In Rats

August 2002
August 28, 2002
  Video Broadcast 8-30-02: Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series
  Peter Berck, Ph.D - Statewide Effects of Transportation Policy
August 23, 2002
  ARBHomepage Enhancement
  See Right Navigation Bar for: Fact Sheets, Brochures & Videos
August 22, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Jane Hall, Ph.D.
  Economic Valuation of Ozone-Related School Absences in the South Coast Air Basin
August 21, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Paul Kruger, Ph.D.
  Electric Energy: The Potential Show Stopper for a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fleet
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Mridul Gautam, Ph.D.
  Testing for Exhaust Emissions of Diesel-Powered Off-Road Engines
August 06, 2002
  Compliance Training Section has a new Registrar
  Jacqueline Wilson joined us recently and now handles all course registrations.
  Please use our new registration form when signing up for our classes.
  The new coordinator for Fundamentals of Enforcement ("FOE") is Min Li.
  Please note that the contact for FOE (course-100, "Smoke School"), has changed.
August 05, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Peter Berck, Ph.D.
  State Wide Effects of Transportation Policy
August 02, 2002
  New List Serve Available
  Area Designations for State Air Quality Standards
  2002 Area Designations
  Public workshop in Sacramento on August 13, 2002
August 01, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series
  Demonstration of Fast-Charged Electric Ground-Support Equipment at an Airport

July 2002
July 25, 2002
  California's Air Quality History - Key Events
  View this Updated Table of Significant Milestones
July 24, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Professor Janet Arey
  Investigation of Ambient NO3 Radical Levels in LA Air Basin During SCOS97 Study
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series - Professor Roger Atkinson
  Atmos. Chemistry-Selected Linear, Branched & Cyclic C10 Alkane Components
  Global Climate Change
  Please View the ARB's New Web Site Area
July 16, 2002
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series-Dane Westerdahl & Ken Bowers
  Ultrafine PM in Community Air-Observations from a 12-Station Network in So. CA
  2001 Consumer & Commercial Products Survey
  Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting 7-25-02 in Sacramento
July 15, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Dennis McClement
  Heavy-Duty Truck Evaporative Emissions Testing for Emissions Inventory
July 12, 2002
  ARB Board Meeting Agenda
  Held in Sacramento on July 25, 2002
  View or Listen to the ARB Board Meeting on July 25, 2002
  Audio/Video Casting Now Available
July 09, 2002
  Governor's Executive Order to Postpone the Phase Out of MTBE in Gasoline
  Public Meeting 7-16-02 to Discuss Implementation
July 03, 2002
  Notice of Public Meeting, July 25 in Sacramento, CA
  Approval of Grants Under the Innovative Clean Air Technologies (ICAT) Program
  Commercial Marine Vessel
  New List Serve Available
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Professor Donald Dabdub
  Chlorine Emissions from Activated Sea-Salt Aerosols & Potential Impact on Ozone
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series - Professor Robert Harley
  Dev. of Reactivity Scales via 3-D Grid Modeling of California Ozone Episodes

June 2002
June 25, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Professor Suzanne Paulson
  Relationship Bet. Total Non-Methane Organic Carbon-Speciated Hydrocarbons
June 19, 2002
  2002 CA Air Pollution Control Laws on the Web
  Check Out the New Blue Book
June 14, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Professor Kimberly Prather
  Particle Chemical Signatures For Gasoline & Diesel Emissions
June 11, 2002
  Public Agenda
  ARB Board Meeting on June 20, 2002
June 10, 2002
  Proposed Enhanced Vapor Recovery Amendments Workshop Agenda
  June 18, 2002 in Sacramento
June 07, 2002
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Consider Amendments to the California Reformulated Gasoline Regulations
June 04, 2002
  School Bus Idling ATCM
  New Website Area and Listserve

May 2002
May 31, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series-Suzanne Paulson
  Relationship Bet. Total Non-Methane Organic Carbon-Speciated Hydrocarbons
May 29, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series
  Investigation of Low Reactivity Solvents - Professor Albert Censullo
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series
  Development of Direct Reactivity Measurement Method-Volatile Organic Compound
May 24, 2002
  2002 Almanac of Emissions and Air Quality
  Now Available on the Web and in Hardcopy
  New List Serve for the ARB Seminars Series
  Subscribe and We Will Advise You of Upcoming Events
May 23, 2002
  ONROAD Motor Vehicle Emissions Inventory
  Public Workshops Notice for June 11 and 13
May 21, 2002
  New Small Off-Road Engine Resource Page
  Executive Orders, Database Info, Regulations, and Certification Guidelines
  ARB Wins One of Four 2002 Executive Institute Awards
  For Its Web Server and Text Search Engine
May 16, 2002
  Public Workshop on June 7 to Discuss Draft Criteria
May 14, 2002
  Chairman’s Air Pollution Seminar Series
  Overview and Results of a Statewide Survey of Vehicle Registration Status in CA
May 13, 2002
  Workshops Scheduled for PM Standards Recommendations
  Scheduled for June 5 & 6, 2002, in Sacramento & El Monte
May 10, 2002
May 08, 2002
  California Ambient A/Q Standards for PM & Sulfates
  Staff Report Recommending Revisions Released May 3,2002
  Notice of Cancellation
  CA Alternative Fuels
May 07, 2002
  Notice of Public Hearing
  Ambient Air Quality Standards for Suspended Particulate Matter and Sulfates
  Public Agenda
  for ARB Board Meeting on May 16, 2002
  ARB Board Book
  May 16-17, 2002 Board Meeting
May 01, 2002
  Administrative Penalty Program
  New Website Area and List Serve

April 2002
April 18, 2002
  Electronic Board Book Available
  April 25, 2002 Board Meeting
April 15, 2002
  Public Agenda for ARB Board Meeting
  In Sacramento on April 25-26, 2002
  Rice Straw Expo - July 19, 2002
  Find Out About Rice Straw Products for Landscapers, Builders, Farmers and More
April 10, 2002
  Revision: Heavy-Duty Hybrid-Electric Vehicles Test Procedures Workshop
  Public Workshops in Sacramento May 3 and El Monte May 9
  Revision: Transit Bus Fleet Rule Modifications Workshops
  Public Workshops in Sacramento May 3 and El Monte May 9
April 08, 2002
  Updated ARB Homepage
  New Links to ARB Databases, Health & Air Pollution, and Agency Secretary Bio
  Cal/EPA Children's Environmental Health Awareness Day
  This event will be held on April 22, 2002, in Sacramento.
April 05, 2002
  Public Meeting on April 19, 2002
  Diesel Emission Control Strategy Verification Procedure
  Public Hearing to Consider Adoption, May 16, 2002
  California Alternative Fuels for Motor Vehicle Regulations
  Public Hearing on May 16, 2002 to Consider Amendments
April 03, 2002
  Expanded Statewide ZEV Incentive Program (ZIP I & ZIP II)
  Public Meeting April 25-26 to Consider Proposed Guidelines for Implementation
  Recipients of the 2002 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards
  Dr. James Pitts and Ms. Mary Nichols

March 2002
March 31, 2002
  New Website Area and List Serve
March 20, 2002
  Heavy-Duty Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Test Procedures
  Public Workshop in Sacramento May 3, 2002
March 19, 2002
  Notice of Postponement for Public Meeting
  Carl Moyer Memorial A/Q Standards Attainment Program
March 15, 2002
  Cal/EPA Accomplishments & Priorities
  Take a look at What Cal/EPA is Doing
March 08, 2002
  ARB Board Meeting Agenda
  March 21, 2002, in San Diego
March 07, 2002
  Environmental Justice Stakeholders Group Meeting
  Share Your Ideas on How to Make the ARB's EJ Policies Work For Your Communities
  Stataus Report on the Carl Moyer Memorial A/Q Standards Attainment Program
  Notice of Public Meeting on March 21, 2002

February 2002
February 27, 2002
  Public Workshop to Evaluate Alternatives to 7-day Waiting Period
  ARB's Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement(VAVR) Regulations
February 25, 2002
  Urban Bus Transit - Public Meeting 3/21/02
  Consider Status Report on Fleet Rule & Reporting Requirements
February 13, 2002
February 08, 2002
  ARB Board Meeting in Sacramento
  Meeting Agenda for February 21, 2002
February 07, 2002
  Reducing Toxic Air Pollutants in California's Communities
  View the Informative Brochure Regarding California's Air Toxics Program
  A Full Text Search Engine Added to ARB's Website
  Both Key Word and Full Text Searches Now Available to the Users
   
February 05, 2002
  Children's Community Health Study Results - LINK EXPIRED
  Air Quality Data & Background Information Available
February 04, 2002
  Join a List Serve
  New List Serve Now Available for Subscription
  Reallocation of FY 1999/2000 Rice Grant Monies
  February 21 and 22 Public Meeting to Consider Reallocation

January 2002
January 31, 2002
  Presented at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort, San Diego
  Scientific Review Panel on TAC
  List Serve Now Available
January 28, 2002
  Retrofit Verification Procedure - Diesel-Fueled Vehicles & Equipment
  Public Workshop in El Monte, CA on 2/20/02
January 22, 2002
  Approved Environmental Justice Policies
  View the Approved Environmental Justice Policies in English & Spanish
January 15, 2002
  California Ambient A/Q Standards for PM & Sulfates
  Public Meeting 1/23 & 1/24 on Draft Recommendations to Revise
  Enhanced Vapor Recovery Technical Review Workshop
  Tuesday, February 5, 2002 in Sacramento
January 11, 2002
  CalEPA & ARB Release Fuel Cell Preproposal Solicitation
  For Sacramento Headquarters Building
January 08, 2002
  New Statewide Zero Emission Vehicle Incentive Program
  Public Workshop, January 10, 2002
  Reduce Particulate Matter Emissions from Diesel-Fueled Engines
  Public Consultation Meeting, January 16, 2002
January 07, 2002
  ATCM for Outdoor Residential Waste Burning
  Proposed Regulation & Staff Report Now Available


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