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Sacramento, California 95814


October 18, 2012


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Air Resources Board
Attn: Clerk of the Board
1001 I Street, 23rd Floor
Sacramento, California 95814

October 18, 2012
9:00 a.m.


The following item on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting, unless removed from the consent calendar either upon a Board member's request or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on it.

Consent Item #

Agenda Topic
Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the 2012 PM2.5 Emission Inventory Submittal to the State Implementation Plan for the Chico Planning Area
Staff will present to the Board a required State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for the Butte County PM2.5 nonattainment area.  This area now meets the federal 24-hour PM2.5 standard.
Proposed Resolution with Attachment
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Note:  The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.

Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the California Consumer Products Regulation Pertaining to Automotive Windshield Washer Fluid Products
Staff will present to the Board proposed amendments to the Consumer Products Regulation to clarify and redefine areas of the State where automotive windshield washer fluid products with higher volatile organic compound (VOC) content can be sold. These products are needed to provide anti-freeze protection in areas that routinely experience freezing temperatures during the winter months.

Staff Presentation         More Information

12-7-4 Update to the Board on the Smog Check Program
Staff will present an update on California's Smog Check Program which is undergoing significant changes in response to AB 2289 (Eng, Chapter 258, Statutes of 2010).  The presentation will also include an update on the Bureau of Automotive Repair's two Vehicle Retirement programs administered by the Bureau, the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) and the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program (EFMP).

Staff Presentation       More Information
12-7-5 Update to the Board on the Air Resource Board's "Gear Up For Clean Truck Month" Campaign
Staff will update the Board on the activities of the "Gear Up for Clean Truck Month" campaign conducted in August 2012. This multi-agency statewide campaign was a coordinated outreach and enforcement effort designed to visibly demonstrate ARB's commitment to achieving full compliance with the suite of heavy-duty diesel regulations.
Staff Presentation        More Information
12-7-6 Cap and Trade Implementation Update
Staff will provide a brief update on cap-and-trade program implementation.
Staff Presentation       More Information

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; plaintiffs appeal, Court of Appeal No. F064045.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), 

Case No. 1:09−CV−02234−LJO−DLB; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163.

American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturing Asociation, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-CV-00163-AWI-GSA; interlocutory appeal, U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Nos. 09-CV-02234 and 10-CV-00163.

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.

Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento Superior Court