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*REVISED (11/6/12)

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

November 15, 2012

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TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING SUBMIT TO:

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



November 15, 2012
9:00 a.m.



CONSENT CALENDAR:

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
12-8-1
Public Hearing to Consider Approval of the Proposed State Implementation Plan Revision for Federal Nitrogen Dioxide Standard Infrastructure Requirements
Staff will present to the Board for approval the infrastructure State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the federal nitrogen dioxide standard that was revised in 2010.  The infrastructure SIP describes the resources, programs, and authority the State has in place to address the revised standard.
Proposed Resolution 
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DISCUSSION ITEMS
:

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

Agenda Item #
Agenda Topic
*THIS ITEM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE DECEMBER 6, 2012 BOARD MEETING
12-8-2
 Update to the Board on AB 32
Staff will provide a brief update to the Board on AB 32 implementation.

More Information       Staff Presentation 




12-8-3 Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the New Passenger Motor Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Model Years 2017-2025 to Permit Compliance Based on Federal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Additional Minor Revisions to the LEV III and ZEV Regulations
Staff will present amendments to California’s regulations to control greenhouse gases from new passenger vehicles, to allow manufacturers to demonstrate compliance in the 2017 through 2025 model years based on compliance with the national greenhouse gas regulations in these years.  Staff will also present additional minor revisions to the LEV III and ZEV regulations.

More Information      Staff Presentation

12-8-4

Report to the Board on the State Implementation Plan Overview
Staff will provide an overview of State Implementation Plans (SIP) and the SIP development efforts currently underway.
More Information       Staff Presentation

12-8-6

Update to the Board on the 2012 Air Quality and Climate Change Legislation
Staff will provide an overview of air quality and climate change legislation from the second year of the 2011-2012 legislative session.
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, and as authorized by Government Code sections 1126(a):


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, Case No.  34-2010-00082774.

Citizens Climate Lobby and Our Children's Earth Foundation v. California Air Resources Board, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-12-519554.

Consideration of a personnel matter.


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 add