LOCATION:


County Administration Center
Board Chambers, Room 310
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, California 92101

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

May 27, 2010

Webcast 

Electronic Board Book


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(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

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May 27, 2010
9:00 a.m.

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting. 
Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
10-5-1
Public Meeting to Provide a Status Report on Imperial County Air Quality and Consideration of the Imperial County PM10 State Implementation Plan 

Staff will provide an overview to the Board of past trends and current air quality in Imperial County to highlight air quality progress.  The Air Resources Board will also conduct a public hearing to consider approval of the Imperial County PM10 State Implementation Plan (PM10 SIP).  If adopted, ARB will submit the PM10 SIP to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for approval as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan. 

More Information     Staff Presentation
10-5-2 Public Meeting to Provide a Report on the San Joaquin Valley Smoke Management Program and Consideration of Modifications to Agricultural Burning Requirements
Staff will present to the Board a report on the Smoke Management Program that the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District) developed to minimize the impacts of agricultural burning.  Staff will also present the modifications to the agricultural burning requirements the District is proposing to meet State law.   
More Information     Staff Presentation
10-5-3 Public Meeting to Provide Status Report on New United States Environmental Protection Agency Requirements for Near-Roadway Monitoring of Nitrogen Dioxide
Staff will present to the Board information on new near-roadway monitoring requirements for nitrogen dioxide that were adopted earlier this year by the United States  Environmental Protection Agency. 
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:


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

American Trucking Associations, 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.



OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD TO COMMENT ON MATTERS OF INTEREST

Board members may identify matters they would like to have noticed for consideration at future meetings and comment on topics of interest; no formal action on these topics will be taken without further notice.

OPEN SESSION TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON SUBJECT MATTERS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD

Although no formal Board action may be taken, the Board is allowing an opportunity to interested members of the public to address the Board on items of interest that are within the Board’s jurisdiction, but do not specifically appear on the agenda.  Each person will be allowed a maximum of three minutes to ensure that everyone has a chance to speak.

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IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE BOARD
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 322-5594
ARB Homepage: http://www.arb.ca.gov



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•     An interpreter to be available at the hearing.
•     Have documents available in an alternate format (i.e. Braille, Large print) or another language.
•     A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
 
Please contact the Clerk of the Board at (916) 322-5594 or by facsimile at (916) 322-3928 as soon as possible, but no later than 10 business days before the scheduled Board hearing.  TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
 
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