Research Screening Committee Meeting
February 26, 2002

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Research Screening Committee

Action


ACTION OF THE RESEARCH SCREENING COMMITTEE

Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 I Street
Conference Room 550
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-0753

February 26, 2002
9:30 a.m.

Minutes
-- Approved
Interagency Proposals

1.

"Design and Construction of a Mobile Engine Testing Facility for Controlled Human Exposure Studies," University of California, San Francisco, $349,155 -- Approved

2.

"Evaluation of Ozone Distribution and Effects on Conifer Forests in the Lake Tahoe Basin," USDA Forest Service, 29,945 -- Approved

3.

"A Post-Regulatory Evaluation of the Cost and Economic Impact Estimates of Air Pollution Control Regulations," University of California, Riverside, $149,997 -- Approved

4.

"Indoor Air Chemistry: Cleaning Agents, Ozone and Toxic Air Contaminants," University of California, Berkeley, $446,509 -- Approved

5.

"Emissions of Dioxin-Like Compounds from Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines," University of California, Davis, $720,000
-- Approved

6.

"Gas-Phase Formation Rates of Nitric Acid and Its Isomers Under Urban Conditions," NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory / California Institute of Technology, $180,000 -- Approved

7.

"Quantitative Analysis of Aerosol Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Data using YAADA," Arizona State University, $50,000 -- Approved

8.

"Biological Methods of Dust Suppression in the Antelope Valley," San Diego State University, $90,000 -- Approved

9.

"Determination of Asbestos Content of Current Automotive Dry Friction Materials, and the Potential Contribution of Asbestos to Particulate Matter Derived from Brake Wear," California Department of Health Services, $99,969
-- Approved

10.

"Incidence of Malfunctions and Tampering in Heavy-Duty Vehicles," University of California, Riverside, $199,103
-- Approved

11.

"Air Pollutant Exposure Associated with Distributed Electricity Generation", University of California, Berkeley,
$13,441 -- Approved
Requests for Proposals

12.

"Health Impacts of Ultrafine Particulate Matter in California Community Air," ($1.5 million, with Possible Co-Funding from SCAQMD) -- Approved

13.

"Development of Low Cost, User Friendly Air Monitoring Devices," ($1.5 million with 1/3 from ARB and 2/3 from Other Funding Sources) -- Approved
Final Report

14.

"Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fleet Characterization for Reduction of NOx and Particulate Matter Emissions in the South Coast Air Basin," Jack Faucett Associates, Contract No. 96-317 -- Approved
Other Business

15.

Continued Sponsorship for the National Environmental Respiratory Center -- Approved
Action Update

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