What's New Archive - 2006

ARB Website What's New Archive - 2006

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 2006
December 28, 2006
  $2.6 Million Awarded for Clean Air Technology
  Twelve projects to receive this year’s Innovative Clean Air Technology (ICAT) awards.
  Chair's Air Pollution Seminar - Greg H. Rau, Ph. D.
  "Low-Cost Options for CO2 Mitigation in Electricity, Oil, and Cement Production" - Tuesday, Jan., 16, 1:30 p.m.
December 26, 2006
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - Allan Jones, MBE
  "Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in London " – Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, 1:30 p.m.
December 22, 2006
  ARB Granted ZEV Waiver
  Chairman's statement on USEPA's approval of the ZEV waiver request.
  Holiday Tips for a Non-Wasteful Season
  Tips on reducing waste generated by holiday celebrations.
December 15, 2006
  This new area concerns relevant information on ARB's SOx Emission Control Area (SECA Program) activities.
December 13, 2006
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - Praveen K. Amar, Ph. D.
  "Impact of Potential Future Climate Change on Regional Ozone and Fine Particulate Matter Levels in the United States" - Wed., Jan., 10, 2007, 10:30 a.m.
December 08, 2006
  State's Oldest School Bus Retires
  View the news release.
December 07, 2006
  New Measures will Curb Emissions from Chrome Plating Process
  See the news release.
December 04, 2006
  Public Workshop for Diesel Verification Amendments
  Verification Procedure, Warranty and In-Use Compliance Requirements for In-Use Strategies to Control Emissions from Diesel Engines
  Biodiesel Work Group Meeting 12/15/06 in Sacramento 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  Discussion topics will include, but are not limited to the Revised ARB Draft Advisory on Biodiesel, the ARB biodiesel research plan, and the American Society of Testing and Materials activities.

November 2006
November 29, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the December 7, 2006 Board meeting is now available on-line.
November 28, 2006
  A faster way to navigate to this growing website.
November 27, 2006
  The Carl Moyer Program South Coast AQMD Audit Report
  The ARB conducted an audit of the South Coast AQMD's Carl Moyer Program in July 2006. The results of this audit are provided in a report from the ARB to the SCAQMD, followed by a response from the District.
November 22, 2006
  Board Meeting Agenda for December 7, 2006 - Bakersfield
  This meeting will also be webcast
November 21, 2006
  $25 Million for Construction Equipment Concepts Released
  ARB has posted concepts for the expenditure of $25 million for the purchase of low-emission construction equipment for public agencies. These concepts will be presented at a public workshop on November 30, 2006 in Sacramento.
November 20, 2006
  Public Workshop for Air Cleaner Regulation (AB 2276)
  Discuss development of regulation to limit ozone emissions from indoor air cleaners (AB 2276, Pavley, 2006)
November 17, 2006
  In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation Workshop
  In Los Angeles on December 20, 2006
  In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation Workshop
  In Sacramento on
  In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation Workshop
  In Fresno on December 21, 2006
  Goods Movement Action Plan Integrating Workgroup Meeting
  In Sacramento on November 17, 2006 9:30 am
  Public Workshop to Discuss Enhanced Vapor Recovery for ASTs
  The Air Resources Board (ARB) is developing Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) regulations for aboveground storage tanks (AST). This workshop will provide an udate on ARB's efforts toward adopting AST EVR certification and test procedures.
  ARB Reduces Emissions from Ships and Certain Ag Engines
  News release from the November 16 hearing.
  Consumer Products to Have Less Harmful Ingredients
  News release from the November 17 hearing.
November 16, 2006
  Public Workshop Regarding Fuels
  Predictive Model and Biodiesel
  Conference on Economic Impact Modeling
  Conference on Economic Impact Modeling of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Market and Non-Market Based Strategies
  Chair's Air Pollution Seminar - D. Sheehan, Commissioner
  "Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in the Northeastern States" - Mon., Dec., 11, 9:30 a.m. Presentation Now Available!
November 14, 2006
  Public Consultation Meeting for Portable Equipment
  Regulation Amendments
November 09, 2006
  Architectural Coatings SCM Workshop
  December 12th in Sacramento
November 08, 2006
  Incentives for low-polluting construction equipment
  ARB is holding a public workshop to discuss the allocation of $25 million to public agencies for the replacement, repower, and retrofit of construction equipment
November 07, 2006
  Chair's Air Pollution Seminar - David L. Goodstein, Ph. D.
  Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil, November 30th 1:30 pm at the Byron Sher Auditorium in Sacramento: Presentation Now Available !
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - Brian McLean, Ph. D.
  Acid Rain, U.S. Cap and Trade - Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 1:30 p.m.
  Workshop for Draft ACE/ACP Guidance
  A workshop to discuss draft implementation guidance for the Alternative Compliance Plan and Alternative Control of Emissions provisions of the cargo handling equipment regulation and ocean-going ship auxiliary engine regulations will be held Nov 29, 2006
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - Defra (United Kindom)
  UK Experience in Developing National Climate Change Policy, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.
November 06, 2006
  Greenhouse Gas Conference
  Economic Impact Modeling of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Market and Non-Market Based Strategies, Nov. 29 in Sacramento.
November 03, 2006
  Interim Criteria Emissions Updates to ARB's 2006 Almanac
  Updated emission data is now available for selected categories.
  Climate Change Public Workshop - Sacramento
  To discuss development of regulations to require reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the establishment of the 1990 Emissions Baseline as the California 2020 Emissions Target
November 02, 2006
  Wintertime Carbon Monoxide Health Warning
  Protect yourself and your family from this silent killer.
November 01, 2006
  Mobile Source Emission Inventory Workshop (Link Sunsetted: Contact webmasterif needed)
  Meeting to be held in Sacramento
  Mobile Source Emission Inventory Workshop
  Meeting to be held at Diamond Bar, CA. - South Coast AQMD Headquarters
  Board Meeting Agenda for 11/16 & 17, 2006 - San Francisco
  This meeting will also be webcast

October 2006
October 24, 2006
  Port truck measure workgroup meeting
  Workgroup meeting to develop a control measure to reduce emissions from port trucks.
October 20, 2006
  Proposed 2006 Revisions to the Carl Moyer Program Guidelines
  ARB will conduct a public hearing on December 7, 2006, 9:00 AM in Bakersfield to consider the adoption of the proposed revisions to the Moyer Guidelines: Light-Duty Vehicle Chapter.
  Proposed Amendments to the VAVR Regulation
  ARB will conduct a public hearing on December 7, 2006, 9:00 AM in Bakersfield to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to the Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement regulation.
October 19, 2006
  State Implementation Plan Workshop
  To be held in Sacramento on November 14, 2006 at 8:00 AM
  Carl Moyer Program Audit of the Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD
  The ARB conducted an audit of the Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD's Carl Moyer Program in June of 2006. The results of this audit are provided in a report from the ARB to the SMAQMD, followed by a response from the District.
October 18, 2006
  Workshop to Review Vapor Recovery Equipment Defect List
  To facilitate a public review of VRED List, ARB is holding a workshop to consider whether an update is necessary and discuss possible changes.
  Update on ISD at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
  The California Air Resources Board in-station diagnostics at gasoline dispensing facilities.
  2006 Air Quality Legislative Annual Summary
  Now available in electronic form
October 17, 2006
  California's Parking Cash-Out Program
  Learn more about the program and if it applies to your business.
October 16, 2006
  Chair Robert F. Sawyer - Air Pollution Seminar
  From Science to Regulation (With the additional perspective of 10 months of on-the-job training) - Wed., Nov., 1st 1:30 p.m.
  Ventura County Lawn Mower Exchange - link expired
  Find out how to get a clean, electric mower here.
October 06, 2006
  Chair's Air Pollution Seminar - Dallas Burtraw
  Design Elements for a Successful CO2 Trading Program
October 03, 2006
  Now available online.
October 02, 2006
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - James J. Schauer, Ph. D.
  Atmospheric Perspective on Toxic Metal Deposition to Water Bodies and Water Sheds - Thurs., Oct., 26 10:30 a.m.

September 2006
September 29, 2006
  Board Meeting Tentative Agenda for 10/19/06 - Sacramento
  This meeting will also be webcast
September 27, 2006
  Climate Change
  Learn more about California's landmark climate change emission reduction programs.
  Chair' s Air Pollution Seminar - Brett Singer, Ph. D.
  Indoor Chemistry: Cleaning Products, Ozone, and Toxic Air Contaminants - Tues., Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m.
September 26, 2006
  On-Road HDDVs in Private Fleet's Workgroup Meeting
  Public Workshop in Sacramento October 5, 2006
  Composite Wood Products ATCM Public Workshop
  October 23, 2006 Public Workshop
September 20, 2006
  State Implementation Plan (SIP) 2006 Symposium
September 19, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the September 28, 2006 Board meeting is now available on-line.
September 14, 2006
  Easy Navigation to ARB's List Serve Archives
  To find links to all broadcasts, simply click on our "Join e-Lists" top page and then on the "Display Email Lists & Archives" button.
  Public Workshop - Enhanced Vapor Recovery for Gasoline ASTs
  The Air Resources Board (ARB) is developing Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) regulations for gasoline dispensing facilities using aboveground storage tanks. This workshop will provide an update on ARB's efforts toward adopting AST EVR standards.
September 12, 2006
  California Fuel Cell Partnership 2006 Road Rally
  The 5th annual road rally is a three-day event that takes fuel cell vehicle technology on the road in Southern California, October 5-8.
September 11, 2006
  Joint ARB/CEC Public Workshop in Sacramento, California
  To Discuss Potential Incentives and Funding for Alternative Transportation Fuels, Pursuant to Assembly Bill 1811, Thursday, September 21, 2006
September 08, 2006
  Verification Procedures Public Workshop
  Regarding the Proposed Addition of Conditional Extension for On-Road Applications to the Verification Procedure
September 05, 2006
  In-Use Stationary Agricultural Engine Workshop
   
September 01, 2006
  West Oakland Community Meeting on Diesel Soot Risk Studies
  Community input on planned port, rail yard, and West Oakland diesel PM risk assessments

August 2006
August 30, 2006
  Gasoline Dispensing Facility Fuel Hose Workshop
  The workshop is to discuss an effort to set evaporative emission standards for gasoline dispensing facility fuel hoses.
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California
  To Discuss Issues Pertaining to Updating the CaRFG3 Predictive Model, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2006
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California
  To Discuss Issues Pertaining to Updating the CaRFG3 Predictive Model, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2006
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California
  To Discuss Issues Pertaining to Updating the CaRFG3 Predictive Model, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, October 27, 2006
August 29, 2006
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Fleet Rule for Public Agencies & Utilities Training Seminar
  Public Workshop
  Mobile Source Emissions Inventory Workshop
  This workshop will discuss the status of updates to the EMFAC and OFFROAD models.
August 28, 2006
  Public Workshop on Dry Cleaning ATCM
  Public Workshop to Discuss Amendments to the Proposed Dry Cleaning ATCM
August 25, 2006
  Wilmington Local Advisory Group Meeting
  Guest speakers sharing information on the effects of exposure to methyl bromide on health, the California diesel truck idling regulation, the California Heavy Duty Diesel Truck Roadside Inspection Program and the Harbor Communities Monitoring projects.
  Consumer Products Workshop
  Discuss Proposed Amendments to the Regulation
August 23, 2006
  Maritime Air Quality Technical Working Group Meeting
  You're invited to a public meeting in Long Beach on September 12, 2006, to discuss updates for programs to reduce emissions from ocean-going vessels, cargo handling equipment, commercial harbor craft, and port trucks.
August 21, 2006
  Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Programs -- Link Expired
  Workshop materials have been posted for the August 31, 2006 public workshop on revisions to the Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Regulation and Carl Moyer Program Guidelines for voluntary repair of vehicles
  Port Truck Public Consultation Meeting - August 30, 2006 in San Pedro
  Consultation meeting to inform and solicit comments on the development of a control measure to reduce emissions from port trucks.
  Port Truck Public Consultation Meeting - September 8, 2006 in Oakland
  Consultation meeting to inform and solicit comments on the development of a control measure to reduce emissions from port trucks.
August 16, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Susanne V. Hering, Ph. D.
  A Low-Cost, Ultra-Fine Particle Concentration Monitor - Fri., Sept. 8, 2:00 p.m.
August 14, 2006
  Research Solicitation for 2007-08
  ARB is starting the research planning process for the fiscal year 2007-08 Research Plan and is seeking research ideas to evaluate, which may become the basis for public solicitations or interagency agreements next summer and fall.
August 10, 2006
  Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Test Plan Public Workshop
  This workshop will discuss the proposed test plan for Off Highway Recreational Vehicles
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Brad Edgar, Ph. D.
  Electric Diesel Particulate Filter Demonstration, Thurs., August 31, at 10 a.m.
  Health Impacts Methodology; Updating PM2.5 Mortality Estimat
  Public Workshop to Update Methodology to Estimate Premature Death Associated with Fine Airborne Particulate (PM2.5) Exposures
August 08, 2006
  Oceangoing Ship Onboard Incineration
  A public workshop will be held on August 30, 2006, to discuss the proposed amendments to the Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Cruise Ship Onboard Incineration
August 03, 2006
  Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Program Workshop
  ARB will hold a third workshop in Sacramento on August 31, 2006, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Draft regulatory and guidance language will be posted prior to the workshop.
  2005 Enforcement Annual Report
  Report of Enforcement Activities
  CEC California Electricity and Air Quality Conference
  To take place on October 3-4, 2006 in Sacramento
August 01, 2006
  Northern California Chrome Plating ATCM Workshop
  Public Workshops to Discuss the Second Draft of the Proposed Amendments to the Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations
  Southern California Chrome Plating ATCM Workshop
  Public Workshops to Discuss the Second Draft of the proposed amendments to the Hexavalent Chromium Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations

July 2006
July 31, 2006
  Railyard Community Meeting, August 28, 2006
  To Discuss the Draft ARB Rail Yard HRA and Emission Inventory Methodology Guidelines, starting from 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. in Cal EPA Headquarters - Sacramento, CA
  Community Meeting City of Commerce August 30, 2006
  To Discuss Draft ARB Rail Yard HRA and Emission Inventory Methodology Guidelines, starting from 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. in Council Chambers - City of Commerce, CA
July 19, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Mark Mendell, Ph. D.
  Indoor Residential Chemical Emissions as Risk Factors for Children's Respiratory Health - Thurs., Aug., 3, 1:30 p.m.
July 14, 2006
  Commercial Harbor Craft Public Workshop
  A public workshop will be held on July 27, 2006, to discuss proposed regulatory activities for commercial harbor craft.
July 12, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the July 20, 2006 Board meeting is now available on-line.
July 07, 2006
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California in July
  Staff of the Air Resources Board Will Hold a Workshop to Discuss ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuels-Related Activities, Monday, July 10, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California in July
  Staff of the Air Resources Board Will Hold a Workshop to Discuss ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuels-Related Activities, Monday, July 24, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California in August
  Staff of the Air Resources Board Will Hold a Workshop to Discuss ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuels-Related Activities, Friday, August 11, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California in August
  Staff of the Air Resources Board Will Hold a Workshop to Discuss ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuels-Related Activities, Friday, August 25, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

June 2006
June 30, 2006
  State Standards Area Designation Workshop
  2006 Designations
June 29, 2006
  Public Workshop Stationary CI Engine ATCM Amendments
  Public workshop to discuss the addition of in-use stationary diesel agricultural engine requirements and other changes to the ATCM for Stationary Diesel Compression-Ignition Engines
June 27, 2006
  ZEV Technology Review
  At the 2003 ZEV Regulation hearings, the Air Resources Board directed staff to conduct a review of ZEV technologies and advise the Board. To accomplish this, ARB has convened an Expert Review Panel to summarize technology status.
June 23, 2006
  Distributed Generation Public Workshop
  workshop to discuss amendments to DG certification regulation
June 22, 2006
  Diesel Off-Road Equipment Rule Workgroup
  Workshop
June 21, 2006
  Diesel Off-road Equipment Rule Workgroup
  July 21 workgroup meeting to be held in El Monte and Sacramento
June 20, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Cornie Huizenga
  Building Partnerships for Urban Air Quality Management in Asia - Friday, June 23, 2:00 pm
June 19, 2006
  On-Road In-Use HDD Private Fleets Control Measure
  Workgroup Meeting July 18th in Sacramento
June 15, 2006
  Southern California Chrome Plating ATCM Public Workshop
  Meeting at South Coast AQMD on June 27, 2006
  Northern California Chrome Plating ATCM Public Workshop
  Meeting in Sacramento on June 30, 2006
June 14, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the June 22, 2006 Board meeting is now available on-line.
June 13, 2006
  Commercial Harbor Craft Public Workshop
  A public workshop will be held on June 28, 2006, to discuss proposed regulatory activities for commercial harbor craft.
  Modernization, Efficiency, Accountability & Transparency Act of 2005
  ARB complies with SB796 (Ch 686/2005) Figueroa with two new homepage buttons "Permits, Certifications, Etc." and "Decisions Pending and Opportunities for Public Participation." No new information, merely ease of navigability to preexisting webpages.
June 12, 2006
  Scientific Review Panel Meeting
  Join us on June 26, 2006 9:30 AM at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at the LAX Airport
June 08, 2006
  AQAC meeting on the proposed NO2 standard
  REVIEW OF ARB/OEHHA DRAFT STAFF REPORT ON THE
  Public Workshop to discuss Zero Emission Bus Regulations
  Public Workshop to Discuss the Status of the Zero Emission Bus Technology and Proposesd Regulations
June 07, 2006
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies Workshop
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar - Burbank
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar - Riverside
June 06, 2006
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar - San Diego
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar - Santa Rosa
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar - San Jose
June 02, 2006
  Fuels Workshop Notice and Agenda on June 16, 2006
  Discussion of Fuels Activities
  Fuels Workshop Notice and Agenda on June 30, 2006
  Discussion of the Fuels Activities
June 01, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Costas Sioutas, Ph. D.
  Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Ultrafine PM; Summary of 5 years Research by the Southern California Particle Center and Supersite - Tues., June 6, 1:30 p.m.

May 2006
May 31, 2006
  Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Program Workshop
  ARB will hold a second workshop in Sacramento on June 29, 2006, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. A staff presentation will be posted on June 19, 2006.
May 25, 2006
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar
  Portable Fuel Container Certification Process Public Meeting
  On September 15, 2005, ARB adopted amendments to the PFC regulations to require that all PFCs and spouts sold in California be certified after July 1, 2007. This meeting will discuss the certification requirements.
May 24, 2006
  California's Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies Workshop
  Implementation Workshop/Training Seminar
May 19, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the May 25, 2006 Board meeting is now available on-line.
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Costas Sioutas, Ph. D.
  Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Ultrafine PM; Summary of 5 years Research by the Southern California Particle Center and Supersite - Tues., June 6, 1:30 p.m.
May 11, 2006
  Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, CA. 9:00am-3:00pm
  To Discuss the Air Resources Board's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Related Activities, May 24, 2006
May 10, 2006
  U.S. EPA releases proposed draft permit --LNG Cabrillo Port (Link Removed - Contact webmaster@arb.ca.gov for assistance)
  U.S. EPA Proposed Draft Permit for the LNG Cabrillo Port Project (Ventura County, CA)
May 04, 2006
  Easier Access to List Serve Groups
  Since ARB's list of List Serve "Groups" essentially matches the list of top level programs under the programs button, why not enable users to see each group's lists via a link on that webpage? OK, now available.
May 01, 2006
  Workshop: Ambient Air Quality Standard for Nitrogen Dioxide
  Public workshops to discuss the draft Staff Report and draft Technical Support Document on Proposed State Ambient Air Quality Standards for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Monday, May 8, 10:00 a.m.

April 2006
April 28, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - Alex Farrell, Ph. D.
  Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fuel Ethanol: Separating the Confusion from the Uncertainties - Tues., May 16, 1:30 p.m.
April 27, 2006
  Distributed Generation Workgroup Meeting - Link Expired
  Discuss Amendments to Distributed Generation Certification Regulation
April 26, 2006
  Workshop for Warranty Reporting Amendments
  Public Workshop Regarding Proposed Amendments to the Procedures for Reporting Failures of Emission-Related Components
April 19, 2006
  Chairman' s Air Pollution Seminar - John Massingill, Ph. D.
  High Performance Polyol Phosphate Esters (POLYOL) Coatings to Meet Low VOC Emission Limits - Tuesday, May 9, 10:30 a.m.
April 17, 2006
  Evaluation of Port Trucks and Possible Mitigation Strategies
  The Air Resources Board (ARB/Board) staff is soliciting comments on the draft report, Evaluation of Port Trucks and Possible Mitigation Strategies. The deadline for comments is May 12, 2006.
April 14, 2006
  Certification Document Management System
  Visit our new website and sign up for our new list serve
April 12, 2006
  Low-Pressure Fuel Evaporative Implementation Workshop - Link Expired
  El Monte, CA, April 18, 2006
  Low-Pressure Fuel Evaporative Implementation Workshop - Link Expired
  Pleasanton, CA, April 20, 2006
  Electronic ARB Board Book
  The Board Book for the April 20, 2006 ARB Board meeting is Now Available On-Line
April 11, 2006
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, CA from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  To Discuss ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Activities, Thursday, April 27, 2006
  ARB Predictive Model Workgroup in Sacramento, CA. 9:00 - 11:30
  To Discuss Issues Regarding the Development of Changes to the California Predictive Model for California Reformulated Gasoline, Thursday, April 27, 2006
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Anthony Wexler, Ph. D.
  Air Quality Research Center and San Joaquin Valley Aerosol Health Effects Research Center Thurs., April 13, 1:30 pm
April 05, 2006
  California Almanac of Emissions & Air Quality - 2006 Edition
  Now available on the web.
April 04, 2006
  Low Pressure Evaporative Implementation Workshop - Link Expired
  Sacramento - April 4, 2006 at ARB Headquarter's Building
  Community Meeting re: Railyards
  Meeting with Union Pacific Rail Road
  Community Meeting re: Railroads
  Meeting with Burlington Norther Santa Fe (BNSF) April 18, 2006
April 03, 2006
  In-use Stationary Diesel Agricultural Engine ATCM
  A public workshop to discuss adding in-use stationary diesel agricultural engine emission limits to the ATCM for Stationary Compression Ignition Engines

March 2006
March 28, 2006
  In-use Stationary Diesel Agricultural Engines ATCM
  A public workshop to discuss proposed emission limits for in-use stationary diesel agricultural engines.
  Railyard Mtg, in El Monte, CA on April 25, 2006 - REVISED
  Potential Future Emission Control Measures to Reduce Railroad Emissions as Part of the Statewide Rail Yard Agreement
March 27, 2006
  DG Workgroup Meeting - Link Expired
  Staff will discuss potential changes to DG certfication regulation
March 22, 2006
  Zero Emission Bus Regulatory Workshop
  Public Workshop to Discuss the Status of the Zero Emission Bus Technology and Regulations
March 21, 2006
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Anthony Wexler, Ph. D.
  Air Quality Research Center and San Joaquin Valley Aerosol Health Effects Research Center Thurs., April 13, 1:30 pm
March 20, 2006
  Pleasure Craft Evaporative Emission Workshop
  The workshop is to discuss an effort to set emission standards for spark ignited marine engines.
March 16, 2006
  Public Workhop on Dry Cleaning ATCM
  TODAY IN SACRAMENTO AT 5:00 pm. to 7pm
March 15, 2006
  Multimedia Guidance Document
  Open Invitation to Public Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for Draft Final Cal/EPA Multimedia Guidance Document for Multimedia Evaluations of Motor Vehicle Fuels and Fuel Additives
March 14, 2006
  Introductory Variance Hearing Board Workshop
  Training will be held on April 19th in Redding on the variance process and the Health and Safety Code (state law) requirements pertaining to the issuance of variances and abatement orders. Advanced registration is required.
  Chemical Agents of Opportunity for Terrorism
  Training class to be held April 6th at the Cal/EPA Headquarters Building beginning at 7:30 AM
  Electronic Board Book
  The Board Book for the March 23, 2006 ARB Board meeting is Now Available On-Line
March 13, 2006
  New List Serve Feature to Reduce Duplicate Postings
  For people subscribed to multiple lists used to broadcast a single announcement, we now have a system that will preclude the necessity for multiple emails going to your email in-tray. Nothing new is required on your part.
  Report to the CA Legislature on NAFTA and Air Quality
  Air Quality Concerns Relating to NAFTA and Free Commercial Vehicle Travel in California
March 10, 2006
  Carl Moyer Program 2006 Multi-District Solicitation
  The Carl Moyer Program provides monetary grants for the incremental cost of cleaner than required technology. The ARB is soliciting applications for projects that provide multi district air quality benefits.
March 08, 2006
  Outboard Marine Tanks Website and List Serve
  Visit our new website area and sign up for this new list serve.
March 07, 2006
  Public Workshop for On-Road Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks - Sacramento
  The first set of public workshops to discuss developing a diesel particulate matter control measure for private fleets of on-road heavy-duty diesel-fueled trucks.
  Public Workshop for On-Road Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks - El Monte
  The first set of public workshops to discuss developing a diesel particulate matter control measure for private fleets of on-road heavy-duty diesel-fueled trucks.
  Public Workshop for On-Road Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks - Fresno
  The first set of public workshops to discuss developing a diesel particulate matter control measure for private fleets of on-road heavy-duty diesel-fueled trucks.
March 06, 2006
  Evaluation of Cold-Ironing Vessels at California Ports
  The Air Resources Board (ARB/Board) staff is soliciting comments on the draft report, Evaluation of Cold-Ironing Vessels at California Ports. The deadline for comments is April 3, 2006
March 01, 2006
  New Website Area - ARB Document Management System
  Primarily for Authorized Motor Vehicle and Engine Manufacturers

February 2006
February 27, 2006
  Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Public Workshop
  ARB staff will conduct a public workshop to discuss proposed revisions to the ARB's regulation governing Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) programs. Staff will present initial concepts for discussion.
  Public Workshop: Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles
  Workshop to discuss amendments to the OHRV regulations
February 23, 2006
  Trouble Locating ARB's "All Feasible Measures" Document?
  Please go to our site map webpage and click on either "All Feasible Measures" or "Performance Standards for Existing Stationary Sources"
February 17, 2006
  Electronic Board Book
  The Board Book for the February 23, 2006 ARB Board Meeting is Now Available On-Line
February 16, 2006
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Philip K. Hopke, Ph. D.
  Estimation of the Effects of Ship Emissions Using Existing PM2.5 Particle Compositions Monday, March 20, 2:30 pm
February 08, 2006
  PERP Public Workshop
  Staff will hold a public workshop to discuss potential amendments to the regulation governing the Statewide Portable Equipment Registration Program.
  PERP Public Workshop
  Staff will hold a public workshop to discuss potential amendments to the regulation governing the Statewide Portable Equipment Registration Program.
February 03, 2006
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Kochy Fung, Ph. D.
  Improving the Understanding and Usefulness of Thermal Optical Carbon Analyses. Wed., Feb., 22, 2006

January 2006
January 26, 2006
  Carl Moyer Program Advisory Group
  ARB Workshop
  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
January 25, 2006
  Proposed 2006 Lower-Emission School Bus Program Guidelines
  The Proposed 2006 Lower-Emission School Bus Program Guidelines and 2005-2006 FY funding allocations are now available along with the supporting staff report and public meeting notice.
January 24, 2006
  Update on In-Station Diagnostics (ISD)
  Staff is holding an informational communication meeting regarding In-Station Diagnostics installations and related projects.
  Vapor Recovery for Facilities that Dispense E85
  E85 Workshop/Public meeting to discuss vapor recovery requirement for facilities that dispense E85
January 23, 2006
  Enhanced Vapor Recovery Rulemaking Workshop
  The workshop will discuss proposed changes to the vapor recovery certification procedure, CP-201, and to vapor recovery test procedures TP-201.1E andf TP-201.2I
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Julian Marshall, Ph. D.
  Applying New Exposure Tools: Mobility-Based Exposure Modeling and Intake Fraction. Monday, Jan., 30 1:30 pm
January 21, 2006
  ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, CA from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  Discuss the ARB's Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Fuel Activities, February 14, 2006
  ARB Predictive Model Workgroup in Sacramento, CA
  Discuss Issues Regarding the Development of Changes to the California Predictive Model for California Reformulated Gasoline, 9:00am-11:30am, February 14, 2006
January 19, 2006
  ARB and the State Water Board Joint Workshop - Link Expired
  Joint workshop on atmospheric deposition and water quality - February 9th
January 11, 2006
  Advanced Variance Hearing Board Workshop
  This is a two-day course addressing technical issues of a variance hearing, offering exceptional information to variance hearing board members and district staff. This course also provides valuable insight for public members.
January 06, 2006
  2005 Carl Moyer Program Guidelines
  The Air Resources Board staff has revised the existing Carl Moyer Program guidelines to address new statutory requirements. The guidelines were approved by the the Board in November 2005.
January 05, 2006
  Chairman's Air Pollution Seminar - Alan W. Gertler, Ph.D.
  Development and Validation of a Predictive Model to Assess the Impact of Coastal Zone Emissions on Urban Scale Air Quality, Jan 12, 1:30 pm.

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