LOCATION:


Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.
Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Sierra Hearing Room
Sacramento, California 95814

Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.

Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 

and 

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Webcast 

This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: 
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(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)


April 21, 2010

1:00 p.m.

Sierra Hearing Room

DISCUSSION ITEM:

Agenda Item # Agenda Topic
10-3-6
Continued from the March 25, 2010 Board Meeting: Public Meeting to Update the Board on Assembly Bill 32 Economic Analyses
Staff, experts and stakeholders will discuss several economic analyses relating to regulations and programs designed to
reduce  greenhouse gas emissions.  This agenda item will include an overview of recent economic studies of the

implementation of the AB 32 Scoping Plan and allow an extended opportunity for discussion and comment. 
More Information
ARB Staff Presentation
Paul Bernstein, Charles River Associates
David Roland-Holst, University of California, Berkeley
Tom Tanton, Pacific Research Institute
Reid Harvey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Michael Hanemann, UC Berkeley
Hal Nelson, Claremont Graduate University
Larry Goulder, Stanford University

April 22, 2010

9:00 a.m.

Byron Sher Auditorium

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting. 
Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
10-4-1
Public Meeting to Update the Board on the Implementation of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Assembly Bill 32) and the Climate Change Scoping Plan
Staff will update the Board on the implementation progress of the Scoping Plan measures as well as various climate change program outreach activities.  

More Information     Staff Presentation
10-4-2 Public Meeting to Update the Board on the Regulation for In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicles (Off Road Regulation) and the In-Use On-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation (Truck and Bus Regulation)
Staff will update the Board on the off-road regulation, including an assessment of 1) the effect of the current recession on emissions from fleets subject to the regulation, using available information including reporting data submitted to the Diesel Off-Road On-Line Reporting System (DOORS), and 2) the Associated General Contractors (AGC) emissions inventory modeling analysis presented to the Board in December 2009.  In addition, staff will summarize the March 11 Executive Officer hearing concerning the need for further amendments to the off-road regulation.  Staff will also update the Board with the latest information regarding the recession’s effect on emissions from fleets subject to the truck and bus regulation. Finally, staff will brief the Board on potential changes being considered to both regulations.
More Information     Staff Presentation

  CLOSED SESSION – LITIGATION

The Board will hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e), to confer with, and receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding the following pending or potential litigation:


Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, on appeal from U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.   Fresno), Case No. 08 17378.

Fresno Dodge, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 04CE CG03498.

General Motors Corp. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 05CE CG02787.

Green Mountain Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge-Jeep, et al. v. Crombie, 508 F.Supp.2d 295, U.S. District Court Vermont (2007), appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Case Nos. 07-4342-cv(L) and 07-4360-cv(CON).

Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal Fresno), Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.

American Trucking Association, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 09-1090.

POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 1:09−cv−02234−LJO−DLB.

National Petroleum & Refiners Association, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-cv-00163-AWI-GSA.



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