Hearing Board Workshops
This page last reviewed May 24, 2011
The Air Resources Board (ARB) conducts workshops on the process of petitioning a hearing board for a variance. There are two types of Hearing Board Workshops: the Introductory Course and the Advanced Course. ARB can also tailor a workshop for an air pollution control district or company.
The Introductory Course is a one-day, 8-hour
course in which a mock
hearing is held. This course is primarily designed for new hearing
board members, district staff, board clerks,
and petitioners. Included in the course materials is a
The Advanced Course is a two day, 16-hour
course which focuses on
the more technical issues, ARB legal and enforcement insight, and
particularly difficult scenarios. This course
is designed for experienced hearing board members.
For information regarding California's Variance Oversight Program, or if you would like to request a Hearing Board Workshop in your area or personalized outreach for your District staff, please email Vickie McGrath or telephone