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omb -- Attention Small Business Owners - Special Briefing Posted: 30 Jul 2013 09:27:14
To California Small Business Owners and Business Organization Representatives:. The California Air Resources Board will hold a special briefing for California small businesses and small business associations on the AB 32 Scoping Plan update this Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 9:00am-10:30am. ARB Climate Change staff will present an overview of the Scoping Plan update process and key areas of focus for the first 45 minutes and respond to questions for the second half of the meeting. You are welcome to participate in this meeting even if you have participated in other Scoping Plan update meetings not geared to small business. What will the update cover? To address the State's near-term and longer-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals, the update will have both a 2020 element and a post-2020 element. The 2020 element will focus on State, regional, and local initiatives that are being implemented now to assist us in meeting the 2020 goal. The post-2020 element will provide a high level view of a long-term strategy for meeting the 2050 GHG goals. What are the key focus areas? ARB plans to focus on six key topic areas for the post-2020 element. These include: 1) transportation, fuels, and infrastructure; 2) energy generation, transmission, and efficiency; 3) waste; 4) water; 5) agriculture; and 6) natural resources. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 9:00 AM - 10:30AM (PDT) Call-In Number: 877-918-8654 Participant: 6152415# The Agenda for the briefing can be found at: http://www.arb.ca.gov/ba/omb/spubdate.htm In preparation for the meeting, please review the Scoping Plan update website: http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/scopingplan/scopingplan.htm