CaRFG Public Education Subcommittee Meeting Summary September 20,1995 Introduction On September 20, 1995, the eighth Phase 2 Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) Public Education Subcommittee (PES) meeting was held in Sacramento at the Air Resources Board. The meeting was attended by about 30 people (meeting sign-in sheet attached). The following items were presented and discussed at the meeting: 1. Approval of the July 19, 1995 Meeting Summary 2. Update on Performance and Transition Subcommittee activities 3. Update on Public Outreach Activities Underway 4. Items for the next Public Education Subcommittee meeting (10/12/95 in Sacramento) Update on Performance Subcommittee Progress Performance Subcommittee Dean Simeroth of the ARB presented an overview of ongoing activities which include: Continuing to coordinate testing activities with companies testing California RFG including Chevron, Texaco, GM, and Ford; Continuing to work with the Technical Review Panel (TRP), a committee of experts from the automotive and oil industries as well as government, to summarize findings from the ARB test program; Evaluating historical vehicle maintenance records to determine baseline failure rates of fuel system components; and Developing draft language to summarize the preliminary findings from the ARB Test Program. ARB Contact: Tony Brasil (916) 323-8697 Transition Subcommittee Susan Brown of the California Energy Commission (CEC) presented an overview of ongoing activities which include: Continuing to coordinate with Santa Fe Pacific Pipeline Company to discuss adjustments that will be implemented to distribute California RFG in 1996; and Continuing to monitor the California supply and demand balance for California RFG in 1996. ARB Contact: Greg Allen (916) 327-5599 Implementation of the Public Outreach Plan Richard Corey of the ARB presented a summary of the ongoing outreach efforts underway which include: Development of draft messages to summarize the findings from the ARB Test Program; Development of other draft messages to be used for the public outreach campaign; and Plans to reach out to key organizations to discuss California RFG. ARB Contact: Jean Woeckener (916) 323-4883 Items for the Next Public Education Subcommittee Meeting (10/12/95 in Sacramento) Develop and discuss draft messages to be used for the outreach effort on California RFG outreach campaign. Inquiries about this Meeting Summary should be directed to Richard Corey, (916) 323-1079.
CBG Program Advisory and Subcommittee Activities