LOCATION OF THE MEETING:
Air Resources Board
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Byron Sher Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814

*REVISED

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

JUNE 24, 2010

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City of San Bernardino
Economic Development Agency
201 North E Street, Suite 301
Executive Board Room
San Bernardino, California
(909) 663-1044

South Coast Air Quality Management District
Auditorium
21865 Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, California
(909) 396-2000

This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call: 
(916) 321-BUSS, website http://www.sacrt.com/
(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)

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June 24, 2010
9:00 a.m.

CONSENT CALENDAR:
All items on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting.  Any item may be removed from the consent calendar by a Board member or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on that item.  The following item is on the consent calendar:

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic
10-6-1 Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the Coso Junction PM10 Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan
Staff will present to the Board for approval the 2010 PM10 Maintenance Plan and Redesignation Request for the Coso Junction Planning Area.  Coso Junction has attained the 24‑hour PM10 National Ambient Air Quality Standard based on 2007-2009 air quality data.
More Information    Proposed Resolution

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting. 
Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
10-5-3

THIS ITEM HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE JULY BOARD MEETING

Continuation from the May Board Meeting--Public Meeting to Provide a 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  
10-6-2 Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Proposed Amendments to the Regulation to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines on Commercial Harbor Craft Operated Within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline
Staff will present to the Board proposed amendments to the Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation to impose on certain crew and supply, barge, and dredge vessels in-use engine requirements and provide other clarifying amendments.
More Information     Staff Presentation
10-6-5 Public Meeting to Consider Staff Recommendations for Commitments between ARB and UP and BNSF Railroads to Accelerate Further Diesel PM Emission Reductions at Four High Priority Railyards in the South Coast Air Basin
Staff will present to the Board proposed railyard-specific commitments in which UP and BNSF will be required to meet interim and final railyard specific diesel PM emissions levels between 2010 and 2020 and provide other specified periodic reporting requirements.
More Information     Staff Presentation 
10-6-3 Public Meeting to Consider the Adoption of Prop 1B: Grants for FY 2008-09 and FY 2009-10 Funds to Reduce Emissions from Goods Movement
Staff will present to the Board for adoption a list of grant awards totaling up to $200 million in incentive funding for specific local agency projects to reduce freight-related emissions in the four trade corridors.
More Information     Staff Presentation
10-6-4Public Meeting to Consider the Proposed Assembly Bill 118: Air Quality Improvement Program FY 2010-11 Funding Plan
Staff will present to the Board a Proposed Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) FY 2010-11 Funding Plan which provides recommendations for program changes and the allocation of AQIP funds to specific project categories.  Assembly Bill (AB) 118 (Nunez, 2007) provides the Air Resources Board with up to $50 million annually.  AB 118 allows for the AQIP to fund a variety of air quality incentive projects to address criteria pollutant emissions, including low-emission vehicles and equipment, research, and workforce training.
More Information      Staff Presentation
10-6-6Public Meeting to Report to the Board on Target Setting Efforts under Senate Bill 375
Staff will present to the Board a status report on efforts to establish regional greenhouse gas reduction targets pursuant to Senate Bill 375 (Steinberg, Chapter 728, Statutes of 2008.)
More Information      Staff Presentation       4 Large MPO Guest Speaker     Andy Chesley Guest Speaker
  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.