ARB Website What's New Archive - 2005

This page last reviewed August 28, 2013


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 2005
December 27, 2005
  Public Workshop to Discuss the Status of the Zero Emission Bus Technology and Regulations
December 22, 2005
  Public Consultation Meeting to Discuss PERP Regulation
  Staff invites you to discuss and provide input proposed amendments to ARBs Portable Equipment Registration Program Regulation
December 16, 2005
  Public Workshop for Off-Road Mobile Equip. Control Measure - Sacramento
  Public workshop to discuss revised regulatory concepts for off-road mobile equipment and preliminary results from survey.
  Public Workshop for Off-Road Mobile Equip. Control Measure - El Monte
  Public workshop to discuss revised regulatory concepts for off-road mobile equipment and preliminary results from survey.
  Distributed Generation Work Group Meeting – Link Expired
  The purpose of the workgroup meeting is to assist ARB staff with development of amendments to the DG certification regulation.
December 12, 2005
  Library for Cal/EPA button added to the Left-hand Column of ARB's Templates
  Now it is easier to find the link to the "Library" when visiting the ARB's public website.
December 09, 2005
  New Interactive Site Information Map
  The MLD Quality Assurance Section has updated the air monitoring site information maps with a interactive map using Google Maps API.
  Board Meeting Tentative Agenda for 1-26-06 - Sacramento
  This meeting will also be webcast
December 02, 2005
  Draft Emission Reduction Plan -- Goods Movement
  ARB's Draft Emission Reduction Plan for Ports and International Goods Movement is now available for public review and comments.
  Enforcement Program - Shortcut Link Added
  See ARB's Homepage on the Right Side Navigation Column

November 2005
November 23, 2005
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the December 8, 2005 ARB Board Meeting is Now Available On-Line
November 22, 2005
  District Program Reviews (Audits)
  ARB conducts reviews of the air pollution control and air quality management districts' (districts) air quality programs. This new webpage provides links to program review reports, as well as information on upcoming program reviews.
November 02, 2005
  Public Workhop on Dry Cleaning ATCM
  Development of Amendments to the Dry Cleaning ATCM
November 01, 2005
  Seeking Research Concepts for the 2006-07 Fiscal Year (Link Sunsetted: Contact Webmaster for assistance)
  ARB is currently seeking research concepts that will support the Board's policies and regulatory programs.

October 2005
October 24, 2005
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Homeland Security and Public Safety
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Environmental Impact Mitigation
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Innovative Finance and Alternative Funding
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Infrastructure
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Community Impact Mitigation and Workforce Development
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Integrating
  Goods Movement Action Plan -- Phase II
  Integrating
  Board Meeting Public Agenda for 11/17/05 - Sacramento
  This meeting will also be webcast
October 20, 2005
  Goods Movement and Ports Program
  Find out here about upcoming activities.
October 19, 2005
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the October 27, 2005 Board Meeting is Now Available On-Line
  OBD II Biennial Review and Emission Warranty Workshop
  Workshop to discuss updates to the OBD II regulation and revisions to the emission warranty requirements.
October 18, 2005
  PERP Public Consultation Meeting
  Staff will hold a public consultation meeting to discuss potential amendments to the regulation governing the Statewide Portable Equipment Registration Program
October 12, 2005
  Hydrogen Highway Network Implementation per SB 76
  November 1, 2005 in Fresno
  ARB Predictive Model Workgroup in Sacramento, California
  Discuss Issues Regarding the Development of Changes to the California Predictive Model for California Reformulated Gasoline, November 3, 2005, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m
October 11, 2005
  Hydrogen Highway Network Implementation per SB 76
  Evening of November 1, 2005 in Fresno
  Hydrogen Highway Network Implementation per SB 76
  evening of November 2, 2005 in Los Angeles
  Hydrogen Highway Network Implementation per SB 76
  November 3, 2005 in El Monte
October 07, 2005
  Workshop on Modifications to Zero Emission Bus Regulation
  ARB invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss modifications to the Zero Emission Bus purchase requirements
October 05, 2005
  CA Hydrogen Highway Network Implementation per SB 76
  Sacramento on October 28, 2005
October 04, 2005
  Workshop on ARB Goods Movement Emission Reduction Plan
  ARB invites you to share your ideas of ways to reduce air pollution associated with goods movement in California, at a public workshop that will be held in Oakland on November 1, 2005.
  Workshop on ARB Goods Movement Emission Reduction Plan
  ARB invites you to share your ideas of ways to reduce air pollution associated with goods movement in California, at a public workshop that will be held in Long Beach on October 11, 2005.
  BTH and Cal/EPA Goods Movement Action Plan Public Meeting
  The California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency and the California Environmental Protection Agency invite you to a public meeting on improving California's goods movement system and mitigating its environmental impacts on 10/15/05 in Oakland.
  BTH and Cal/EPA Goods Movement Action Plan Public Meeting
  The CA. Business, Transportation and Housing Agency and the CA. Environmental Protection Agency invite you to a public meeting on improving California's goods movement system and mitigating its environmental impacts on 10/29/05 in Los Angeles.

September 2005
September 29, 2005
  Proposed 2005 Carl Moyer Program Guideline Revisions
  Proposed revisions to the Carl Moyer Incentive Program and to establish the Agricultural Assistance Program
September 28, 2005
  Goods Movement Emission Reduction Plan
  ARB staff is developing a new emission reduction plan for goods movement.
September 26, 2005
  Job Accommodation Network Webcast Training – Link Expired
  The agenda and all course materials are now available
  Meeting Date Change: Clean School Bus Funding Allocation
  Sacramento, Public Meeting Date Has Been Changed to October 14, 2005
September 22, 2005
  Vapor Recovery Workshop
  This workshop will discuss proposed changes to the Vapor Recovery certification procedure (CP-201) and several test procedures.
  November 3, 2005-ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, CA
  Discuss the ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Activities-1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
September 16, 2005
  5th Public Workshop on Proposed SCM for Automotive Coatings
  Sacramento on October 5, 2005
September 13, 2005
  Electronic Board Book
  The Board Book for the September 15 Board Meeting is Now Available On-Line
September 07, 2005
  California Fuel Cell Partnership 4th Annual Road Rally
  Come see fuel cell vehicles and technology displays at numerous locations around the Bay Area during the three-day Road Rally event starting September 29th.

August 2005
August 26, 2005
  Website Redesign for ARB's Enforcement Program
  We hope you like our new streamlined front end enabling you to find what you need more quickly.
August 19, 2005
  Public Consultation Mtg. at Cal/EPA Building from 1pm to 5pm
  Discussion of the Development of a Multimedia Guidance Document for Multimedia Evaluations of Motor Vehicle Fuels and Fuel Additives; meeting date is 9-13-05.
August 16, 2005
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Chowen Chou Wey, Ph.D.
  Aircraft Particulate Emissions - Monday, August 22
  Chairman's Seminar: E. Fujita, Ph.D.; D. Lawson, Ph.D.
  The DOE Gasoline/Diesel Pm Split Study
August 10, 2005
  3rd Public Workshop for SCM for Automotive Refinish Coatings
  Public Workshop at South Coast on August 23, 2005
  Single Occupant Carpool Lane Use Stickers
  A new list of qualifying vehicles for carpool lane use.
August 09, 2005
  Rail Yard Emissions Reduction Program
  New rail yard web site and list serve are now available

July 2005
July 29, 2005
  Portable Fuel Container Public Workshop
  The workshop will discuss the PFC regulatory process, the proposed certification program, and the proposed amendments to the existing PFC requirements scheduled to be released for 45-day public comment.
  Cargo Handling Equipment Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for cargo handling equipment at ports and intermodal rail yards will be held in Long Beach on August 24, 2005.
  Oceangoing Ship Auxiliary Engines Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for oceangoing ship auxiliary engines will be held in Long Beach on August 24, 2005.
  Cruise Ship Onboard Incineration Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for cruise ship onboard incineration will be held in Long Beach on August 24, 2005.
  Public Workshop for Proposed Maritime Related Regulations
  An evening public workshop will be held on August 24, 2005, in Long Beach to provide an overview of proposed maritime-related regulations as well as provide additional opportunity for public input.
July 27, 2005
  Railyard Public Consultation Meeting in Sacramento, CA
  ARB Staff Will Discuss on 8/10/2005 the Recent Statewide Memorandum of Understanding Between ARB and the Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway
July 26, 2005
  Railyard Public Consultation Meeting in City of Commerce, CA
  ARB Staff Will Discuss on 8/31/2005 the Recent Statewide Memorandum of Understanding Between ARB and the Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway
July 22, 2005
  ARB Fuels Workgroup Meeting in Sacramento
  Discussion of Development of Changes to the CA Predictive Model for Reformulated Gasoline
July 19, 2005
  Workshop on Proposed SCM for Automotive Refinish Coatings - Fresno
  Public workshops on August 9th on the development of the proposed SCM for automotive refinish coatings
  Workshop on Proposed SCM for Automotive Refinish Coatings - Oakland
  Public workshop on August 11th on the development of the proposed SCM for automotive refinish coatings
July 13, 2005
  ARB Enforcement Program Annual Report
  Take a look at our Enforcement Accomplishments for CY 2004
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Rachel Morello-Frosch
  Separate And Unequal: Residential Segregation And Estimated Cancer Risks Associated With Ambient Air Toxics In California
July 12, 2005
  Electronic Board Book
  The Board Book for the July 21, 2005 Board meeting is now available on-line
July 08, 2005
  CAPCOA Free Technical Conference Diesel Emissions Reduction
  Seminar For Public Agency and Utility Fleets - Reception and Exhibits
  CAPCOA Free Technical Conference Diesel Emissions Reduction
  Seminar For Public Agency and Utility Fleets - Technical Sessions
  Variance Hearing Board Workshop
  Advanced Hearing Board Workshop in Fresno - August 23 & 24, 2005
July 07, 2005
  Fuels Related Workshop
  Discussion of ARB’s Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Related Activities. This will be the Third Meeting to Discuss this Year’s Fuels Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Activities.
July 06, 2005
  Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) Program Overview
  Second Seminar to Review in EVR Programs
  Technical Report on Ambient Particulate Matter
  Characterization of Ambient PM10 and PM2.5 in California
July 05, 2005
  July 8 Scientific Review Panel Meeting, Oakland
  DPR: Sulfuryl Fluoride (Vikane®) Risk Characterization Document
July 01, 2005
  2005 Tire Burning Report
  2005 Report to the California Legislature on Emissions from Tire Burning in the State

June 2005
June 30, 2005
  Air Quality and Land Use Handbook
  The updated handbook contains important public health information about incompatible land uses.
June 29, 2005
  CRPAQS/CCOS Policy Committee Conference Call Meeting
  Standing Committee
June 28, 2005
  Motor Vehicle CNG Specifications
  Meeting to Discuss a Draft Proposed Concept to Revise the Motor Vehicle CNG Specifications.
June 27, 2005
  New "File a Complaint" Button on our Home Page
  We are trying to make it easier for our users to file air pollution complaints.
June 24, 2005
  A New List Serve
  Interested in being notified of activities re: ARB's Port and Rail Plan?
June 20, 2005
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop
  Sacramento, 8-17-05
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop -
  Sacramento, 8-18-05
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Workshop
  Fresno, 8-25-05
June 16, 2005
  June 24 Scientific Review Panel Meeting, UCLA
  Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
June 14, 2005
  Public Workshop for In-Use Off-Road Mobile Equipment
  Public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts for in-use off-road mobile equipment. The workshops will be held in El Monte on July 13 and Sacramento on July 19.
  Public Workshop for In-Use Off-Road Mobile Equipment
  Public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts for in-use off-road mobile equipment. The workshops will be held in El Monte on July 13 and Sacramento on July 19.
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the June 23, 2005 Board meeting is now available on-line.
June 13, 2005
  Proposed Amendments: HD Vehicle Smoke Inspection Prog.
  Mailout MSO#2005-003
June 02, 2005
  Public Workshop June 28, 2005 Re: Draft Automotive Refinish Coatings SCM
  Public Workshop at the South Coast AQMD to discuss the proposed draft Suggested Control Measure for automotive refinish coatings
  Public Workshop June 30, 2005 Re: Draft Automotive Refinish Coatings SCM
  Public Workshop in Sacramento to discuss the proposed Suggested Control Measure for Automotive Refinish Coatings

May 2005
May 31, 2005
  Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) Spanish Brochure now available on the Training & Compliance Assistance Branch web pages
May 27, 2005
  Public Workshop re: Aftermarket Parts
  Public Workshop Regarding Proposed Amendments to the California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters and the Aftermarket Parts Regulation
May 26, 2005
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop
  August 19, 2005 in Sacramento
  Children's Environmental Risk Reduction Program - ChERRP
  A new list serve for each of the three pilot projects
May 23, 2005
  Seminar - Albert Censullo, Ph.D. of Cal Poly SLO
  Correlation between Solids Content and Hiding as it Relates to Calculation of VOC content in Architectural Coatings.
May 17, 2005
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the May 26, 2005 Board meeting is now available on-line
May 12, 2005
  The Air Resources Board Will Hold the Second Public Meeting
  of the Biodiesel Workgroup to Discuss Biodiesel Fuel Issues Related to Air Quality.
May 11, 2005
  Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Rpt
  Report for 2004 now available
May 09, 2005
  Subscribe to a List Serve
 
  Seminar - Solar Crop Drying Demonstrations
  John C. Hollick, P.E., President Conserval Engineering Inc.
May 03, 2005
  May 20 at the Cal/EPA Headquarters Building

April 2005
April 28, 2005
  Port Electrification (Cold Ironing) Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss the Port Electrification (Cold Ironing) Feasibility Study will be held in Sacramento on May 17, 2005.
  Cargo Handling Equipment Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for cargo handling equipment at ports and intermodal rail yards will be held in Sacramento on May 18, 2005.
  Oceangoing Ship Auxiliary Engines Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for oceangoing ship auxiliary engines will be held in Sacramento on May 18, 2005.
April 27, 2005
  Maritime Working Group Meeting
  A public meeting of the Maritime Air Quality Technical Working Group will be held in Sacramento on May 17, 2005.
  Cruise Ship Onboard Incineration Public Workshop
  A public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory activities for cruise ship onboard incineration will be held in Sacramento on May 17, 2005.
April 20, 2005
  Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies - Urban Bus Standards
  Workshop - April 27, 2005 (Sacramento)
April 19, 2005
  Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Workshop - April 27, 2005
  Congratulations to Bill Carter, Curtis Moore, and Tim Belian !!
April 14, 2005
  Proposed Amendments: HD Vehicle Smoke Inspection Prog.
  Public Workshop: May 16, 2005 - San Diego
April 13, 2005
  Proposed Revision of Stationary Compression Ignition ATCM
  This is a public workshop to discuss revisions to the ATCM for Stationary Compression Ignition Engines
April 12, 2005
  Public Workshop: Proposed Revisions to Sta. CI ICE ATCM
  This public workshop is being held to discuss proposed revisions to the ATCM's particulate matter standards for new stationary compression ignition agricultural engines between 50 and 175 hp.
  James Corbett, Ph.D. - Video Conference
  CMV Inventory Development, Validation, and Application to Emerging Policy Analysis
April 06, 2005
  Air Resources Board Fuels Public Workshop to Discuss
  the ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Activities for 2005, Second Meeting of This Year

March 2005
March 29, 2005
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series - W. R. C. C.
  California Climate Activities at the Western Regional Climate Center
March 23, 2005
  Public Workshops to Discuss the State Ozone Standard
  Public Workshops to Discuss the Staff Report and Recommendations to Amend the State Ozone Standard on April 11 in Sacramento - Webcast!
  Public Workshops to Discuss the State Ozone Standard
  Public Workshops to Discuss the Staff Report and Recommendations to Amend the State Ozone Standard on April 12 in El Monte
March 22, 2005
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop - Port of Long Beach, 4-26-05
  Meeting to be held at the port of Long Beach, 925 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach 90802, from 10 am to 4 pm, arrive early for parking and sign in.
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop - Sacramento, 4-29-05
  Carl Moyer Guidelines held at MLD, 13th and T Streets in Sacramento, 10 am to 4 pm.
  Carl Moyer Guidelines Update Workshop - Modesto and Fresno, 5-5-05
  The main meeting will be held at Modesto. 4230 Kiernan Ave, Suite 130, Modesto, CA 95356, and video telecast to 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726, VTC rooms for both Modesto and Fresno.
March 18, 2005
  ––> Refuse Collection Vehicles in the South Coast Air Basin –– Link Expired
  Public Workshop on April 6th - ARB El Monte Auditorium
  Sweepers in the South Coast Air Basin – Link Expired
  Public Workshop on April 6th - ARB El Monte Auditorium
  Transit Buses in the South Coast Air Basin – Link Expired
  Public Workshop on April 7th - ARB El Monte Auditorium
March 17, 2005
  Clean On-Road School Buses: Draft Regulatory Concepts – Link Expired
  Public Workshop on April 7 - ARB El Monte Auditorium
March 14, 2005
  On-Road Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Idling Workshop
  March 23rd at 9 AM in El Monte
March 09, 2005
  Emissions Inventory Workshop
  March 29, 2005, Fresno, CA
March 03, 2005
  Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition (LSI) Engine Public Workshop
  Public workshop to solicit comments on a regulatory proposal to reduce emissions from off-road large spark ignition (LSI) engines and equipment. - Sacramento 3/24/05
  Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition (LSI) Engine Public Workshop
  Public workshop to solicit comments on a regulatory proposal to reduce emissions from off-road large spark ignition (LSI) engines and equipment. - Fresno 3/22/05
March 01, 2005
  Emission Inventory Workshop
  Updates to the State's Emissions Inventory - Sacramento 3/22/05
  Emission Inventory Workshop
  Update to the State's Emission Inventory - El Monte 3/24/05
  Scientific Review Panel Meeting 3/14/05 South San Francisco
  Environmental Tobacco Smoke

February 2005
February 28, 2005
  All Compliance Assistance Handbooks are available on-line (this link has been retired)
  You may now view or print all Compliance Assistance handbooks on-line in both low and high resolution versions.
  New Updated Wood Burning Handbook now available
  View or print the new updated version of the Compliance Assistance Wood Burning Handbook
February 24, 2005
  ARB Sponsors Booth at California Trucking Association's
  44th Annual International Trucking Show at the Anaheim Convention Center
February 23, 2005
  Portable Fuel Container Workshop
  ARB staff is holding a Portable Fuel Container Workshop to solicit comments on modification to the existing regulation and test procedures.
February 18, 2005
  Air Quality and Land Use Handbook
  March 4th, 2005 - Meeting on ARB's Draft "Proposed Air Quality and Land Use Handbook: A Community Health Perspective"
February 17, 2005
  Air Resources Board Fuels Public Consultation Meeting to
  Discuss the ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Activities for 2005
  New List Serve Available
  In-Use Stationary Diesel Agricultural Engines
February 15, 2005
  Prop. Guidelines for EVR Systems Compliance w/UST Statute
  The State Water Resources Control Board and California Air Resources Board staff are holding a workshop to solicit public comments on proposed "Guidelines for Determination of Compliance of EVR Systems with VST Statues."
February 09, 2005
  New Goods Movement and Ports List Serve
  Sign-up for the Goods Movement and Ports list serve to receive email notification about upcoming events and items of interest related to goods movement in California.
February 08, 2005
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar Series - Dr. Suzanne Teuber
  Identification of Target Bioallergens: Frequency of Specific Aeroallergen Sensitization in an Atopic Population in the Sacramento Region
  Updated Status of South Coast Fleet Rules Waiver Request
  U.S. EPA Response
  Updated Status of South Coast Fleet Rules Waiver Request
  SCAQMD Response
February 07, 2005
  Aboveground Storage Tank Stakeholder Meeting
  AP-42 emission estimate approach - February 17, 2005

January 2005
January 24, 2005
  Gasoline Cargo Tank
  Workshop to be help March 2, 2005
January 19, 2005
  Public Meeting on Goods Movement and Ports
  You are invited to participate in a Public Meeting on Goods Movement and Ports on January 27 and 28, 2005, in Los Angeles.
January 13, 2005
  Heavy-Duty OBD Workshop
  Public workshop to discuss proposed OBD requirements for 2010 and subsequent model year heavy-duty engines.
January 11, 2005
  Electronic Board Book
  Board Book for January 20, 2005 is Now Available On-Line
  New List Serve For Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles
  Please subscribe if you are interested in regulatory activity concerning off-highway recreational vehicles, such as off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles.
January 03, 2005
  Scientific Review Panel Meeting 1/6/05
  Environmental Tobacco Smoke




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