LOCATION:

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

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

April 28, 2011

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April 28, 2011
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 by someone in the audience who would like to speak on that item.  The following item is on the consent calendar:

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic

None.


DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting. 

Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
11-2-1
Public Meeting to Update the Board on Renewable Energy Activities

Staff will update the Board on activities affecting the use of renewable energy in California.

More Information             Staff Presentation     



11-2-3 Public Meeting to Consider Revisions to the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program Guidelines

Staff will present proposed revisions to the Carl Moyer Program Guidelines that address increased regulatory activity and changes in the economy.  The proposed revisions would provide additional funding opportunities while ensuring the Carl Moyer Program continues to successfully reduce surplus emissions.

More Information             Staff Presentation



11-2-4 Public Hearing to Consider the Approval of a Progress Report and Proposed State Implementation Plan Revisions for PM2.5

PM2.5 State Implementation Plans for the South Coast and the San Joaquin Valley were submitted to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) in 2007 and 2008, respectively.  Staff will present to the Board for its consideration a progress report and proposed revisions to the California State Implementation Plan (SIP) for submittal to U.S. EPA.  The Air Resources Board's (ARB) proposed PM2.5 SIP revisions are limited to an updated calendar of ARB rulemaking, adjustments to transportation conformity budgets, and revisions to reasonable further progress tables and associated reductions for contingency purposes for the South Coast and the San Joaquin Valley.  The proposed Board action also includes approval for submittal to U.S. EPA of revisions to the PM2.5 and ozone SIP for the South Coast Air Basin and Coachella Valley adopted by the South Coast Air Quality Management District on March 4, 2011.

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. Sacramento), 
Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.

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.


Association of Irritated Residents, et al. v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (San Francisco County), Case No. CPF-09-509562.


Association of Irritated Residents, et al. v. U.S. E.P.A., 2011 WL 310357 (C.A.9), (Feb. 2, 2011).


California Dump Truck Owners Association v. California Air Resources Board, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Sacramento) Case No. 2:11-CV-00384-MCE-GGH.





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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