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April 21, 2017 16:30:12 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting for May 25, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider adoption of the Federal 75 ppb Ozone Attainment Plan for the Western Mojave Desert Nonattainment Area (Ozone Plan), developed by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District and Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District.

April 21, 2017 14:08:22 -- List Name: arbcombo
  May 17 & 25, 2017: SB 1383 Workshops
  Save the Dates.

April 21, 2017 09:08:44 -- List Name: newsrel
  Earth Day 2017: California committed to continuing to fight climate change, protect public health and the environment
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://www.

April 20, 2017 16:27:58 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 29, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 20, 2017.

April 20, 2017 14:10:12 -- List Name: newsrel
  SunLine Transit Agency announces $12.5 million for five hydrogen-powered buses, hydrogen generating station in Coachella Valley
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://www.

April 20, 2017 13:37:49 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: Modeling Household Vehicle-Transportation Choice/Usage - Part A: Voluntary Choice of Low Vehicle Ownership/Usage
  Presentation is now available for downloading!.

April 20, 2017 10:54:06 -- List Name: aqip
  SB 350 Overcoming Barriers to Clean Transportation Access for Low-Income Residents Draft Guidance Document Available for Comment
  The Clean Energy and Pollution Act of 2015 Senate Bill (SB) 350 (De Leon, Chapter 547, Statutes of 2015) established as a State priority the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through the promotion of various clean energy policies, including widespread transportation electrification, for the benefit of all Californians.

April 19, 2017 18:00:03 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

April 19, 2017 16:49:31 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 19, 2017.
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 19, 2017.

April 18, 2017 17:13:41 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 18, 2017.
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 18, 2017.

April 18, 2017 15:57:01 -- List Name: portable
  California Drought State of Emergency Lifted, Except for Certain Counties.
  On April 7, 2017, Governor Edmund G.

April 18, 2017 15:49:01 -- List Name: portable
  Board Hearing Date for Proposed Amendments to the Portable Engine ATCM and the PERP Regulations Moved to Fall 2017."
  The proposed amendments will not be presented to the Air Resources Board (Board) in June of 2017, as previously scheduled.

April 18, 2017 10:57:37 -- List Name: arbcombo
  May 8th Public Workshop on ARB s Carbon Capture and Sequestration Program
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) invites you to participate in a public workshop on ARB s Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) program.

April 18, 2017 10:16:34 -- List Name: orrec
  teleconference number for OHRV Red Sticker workshop
  866-803-4254 passcode: 2568297.

April 17, 2017 16:46:14 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 17, 2017.
  CARB NEWSCLIPS FOR April 17, 2017.

April 17, 2017 12:45:26 -- List Name: carpa
  2017 IASC/CARPA Workshop: Managing Smoke Impacts
  The 2017 IASC/CARPA Workshop will be held on May 2nd and May 3rd at the McClellan Wildland Fire Training Center.

April 14, 2017 16:07:29 -- List Name: board
  ARB Board Meeting Public Agenda
  The Public Agenda is now available for the April 27, 2017, Board Meeting.

April 14, 2017 15:15:52 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting for April 27, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider the approval of the Proposed Research Plan, Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

April 14, 2017 15:03:16 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 14, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 14, 2017.

April 14, 2017 13:48:37 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Petition to U.S. EPA for updated emission standards for locomotives
  ARB petition to U.

April 14, 2017 12:50:26 -- List Name: newsrel
  California's top air quality agency pushes for stricter locomotive emissions standards
  Please consider the following release from the California Air Resources Board: https://www.

April 14, 2017 12:36:53 -- List Name: arbcombo
  April 26, 2017: Joint Meeting of the California Air Resources Board and the EJAC
  The California Air Resources Board and the AB 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a joint public meeting on April 26, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (PDT) at the CalEPA Headquarters Building, Coastal Hearing Room, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814.

April 14, 2017 09:09:01 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Low Carbon Fuel Standard Discussion Papers for April 17, 2017 Working Meeting focused on Fossil and Renewable Natural Gas
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted two discussion papers and draft CI calculators for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Working Meeting on April 17, 2017, that will focus on Fossil and Renewable Natural Gas, including Biomethane from Dairy and Livestock Operations.

April 13, 2017 16:37:36 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text ~ Mandatory Reporting Regulation
  The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents for the Amendments to the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

April 13, 2017 16:19:01 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 13, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 13, 2017.

April 13, 2017 15:50:48 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text ~ Cap and Trade Regulation
  The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents for the Amendments to the California Cap on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Market-Based Compliance Mechanisms.

April 13, 2017 15:19:05 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: Modeling Household Vehicle and Transportation Choice/Usage - Part B: Household Vehicle Purchase/Usage Decisions
  David Rapson, PhD University of California, Davis.

April 13, 2017 10:01:19 -- List Name: arbcombo
  SB 350 Overcoming Barriers to Clean Transportation Access for Low-Income Residents Draft Guidance Document Available for Comment
  The Clean Energy and Pollution Act of 2015 Senate Bill (SB) 350 (De Le n, Chapter 547, Statutes of 2015) established as a State priority the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through the promotion of various clean energy policies, including widespread transportation electrification, for the benefit of all Californians.

April 12, 2017 16:51:13 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 12, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 12, 2017.

April 12, 2017 16:30:10 -- List Name: arbcombo
  LCFS Credits Released for 2016 Electric Forklift
  Staff of the California Air Resource Board has completed the 2016 annual credit calculations for electric forklift charging claimed by Electrical Distribution Utilities (EDUs) and placed a total of 153,008 credits in the Electric Distribution Utilities accounts.

April 12, 2017 09:47:53 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: Live-Cycle Assessment and Co-Benefits of Cool Pavements
  Ronnen Levinson, PhD Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and John Harvey, PhD University of California, Davis.

April 11, 2017 16:38:23 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB staff has posted LCFS Credit Trading Activity Report for March 2017
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff has posted a report on ARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credit transfer activity covering information on recent credit volumes transferred, credit prices and price trends through March 2017.

April 11, 2017 16:12:45 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 11, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 11, 2017.

April 11, 2017 15:53:20 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 10, 2017
  This is a service of the California Air Resources Board s Office of Communications.

April 10, 2017 18:00:01 -- List Name: misc
  ARB-Wide Staff Seminar: Economics It isn t scary! How to Navigate Economic Analyses of Regulations/ARB Programs by Thinking Like an Econom
  10 a.

April 10, 2017 13:21:56 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 10, 2017
  This is a service of the California Air Resources Board s Office of Communications.

April 10, 2017 09:26:24 -- List Name: vapor
  Amendment to Executive Orders VR-203 and VR-204
  The Balance Phase II EVR Systems, Executive Orders (EO) VR-203 and VR-204, have been amended.

April 07, 2017 16:32:43 -- List Name: arbcombo
  PUBLIC WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CARB S HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE SMOKE INSPECTION PROGRAMS
  The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss proposed regulatory amendments to CARB s Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection Program (HDVIP) and the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP).

April 07, 2017 15:39:17 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 7, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 7, 2017.

April 07, 2017 10:36:09 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Off-Road Mobile Agricultural Equipment Trade Up Pilot Project in the San Joaquin Valley Grant Solicitation for Fiscal Year 2016-17
  The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) is pleased to announce its Grant Solicitation for the Off-Road Mobile Agricultural Equipment Trade-Up Pilot Project in the San Joaquin Valley (Trade-Up Pilot Project).

April 06, 2017 17:47:04 -- List Name: newsrel
  Statement from CARB Chair Mary D. Nichols in response to Court of Appeals decision upholding cap-and-trade program
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://www.

April 05, 2017 16:59:38 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 5, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 5, 2017.

April 05, 2017 15:51:56 -- List Name: vw-diesel-info
  Volkswagen Public Records Act Documents
  New documents are now posted on the VW PRA page.

April 05, 2017 15:27:57 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Upcoming LCFS Credits Release for Electric Forklift Charging Claimed by Electrical Distribution Utilities
  The California Air Resource Board has posted a Notice of Upcoming Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credits Release for Electric Forklift Charging Claimed by Electrical Distribution Utilities.

April 05, 2017 15:08:31 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Low Carbon Fuel Standard Public Working Meetings Schedule and Information
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff invites you to participate in an ongoing series of public working meetings to discuss: (1) changes to the pathway carbon intensity application and evaluation process, (2) improvements to reporting and credit generation processes, and (3) the integration of third-party verification requirements under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

April 05, 2017 13:59:19 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Publishing Draft LCFS Regulatory Guidance 17-01: Methodology for Determining Electricity Consumption of Electric Forklifts
  The California Air Resource Board has published a Draft LCFS Regulatory Guidance 17-02: Methodology for Determining Electricity Consumption of Electric Forklifts.

April 05, 2017 13:58:16 -- List Name: semiconductors
  Address Update on Semiconductor Emissions Report Webpage
  The address for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has been updated in the Semiconductor Emissions Report Webpage and is available .

April 04, 2017 17:38:42 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for April 4, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for April 4, 2017.

April 04, 2017 16:20:50 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Car Sharing and Mobility Options Pilot Project Grant Solicitation for Fiscal Year 2016-17
  The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is pleased to announce a grant solicitation for applicants to implement the Car Sharing and Mobility Options Pilot Project for Fiscal Year 2016-17.

April 04, 2017 12:06:51 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: Modeling Household Vehicle-Transportation Choice/Usage - Part A: Voluntary Choice of Low Vehicle Ownership/Usage
  Patricia Mokhtarian, PhD Georgia Institute of Technology and Giovanni Circella, PhD Georgia Institute of Technology/University of California, Davis.

April 03, 2017 17:16:00 -- List Name: semiconductors
  Updates to the Semiconductor Emissions Estimate Calculator Webpage
  The Semiconductor Emissions Estimate Calculator for the 2010 2015 calendar years (2010 Calculator) has been updated and the Semiconductor Emissions Estimate Calculator for the 2016 2021 calendar years (2016 Calculator) has been added.

April 03, 2017 17:12:42 -- List Name: semiconductors
  Updates to the Semiconductor Emissions Report Webpage
  The address for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the point of contacts for several local air districts have been updated in the Semiconductors - Emissions Report webpage and are available here:.

April 03, 2017 15:52:28 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Joint ARB and CEC Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets for Publicly Owned Utility Integrated Resource Plans
  The California Energy Commission and the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will jointly conduct a workshop to discuss potential methodologies to establish greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets for 2030 to be used by California s local publicly owned electric utilities (POUs) when preparing their individual integrated resource plans (IRP), as mandated by Senate Bill 350, the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (de Le n, Chapter 547, Statutes of 2015).

April 03, 2017 13:00:20 -- List Name: fuel-containers
  PORTABLE FUEL CONTAINER REGULATION AMENDMENTS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB) portable fuel container (PFC) regulation amendments presented to the Board on February 18, 2016, were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State.

March 30, 2017 16:40:13 -- List Name: vw-diesel-info
  Volkswagen Public Records Act Documents
  New documents are now posted on the VW PRA page.

March 30, 2017 16:24:57 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Low Carbon Fuel Standard Materials for April 4, 2017 Working Meeting focused on Lifecycle Assessment Modeling
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted materials for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Working Meeting on April 4, 2017, that will focus on lifecycle assessment modeling.

March 30, 2017 16:23:38 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Public Workshop to Discuss Advanced Clean Local Trucks Regulation
  The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss potential strategies for accelerating deployment of zero emission truck technologies.

March 30, 2017 15:47:07 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 30, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for March 30, 2017.

March 30, 2017 14:51:58 -- List Name: orspark
  arbcombo -- UPDATED CARB Mobile Source Training 2017
  We are pleased to announce the following upcoming Mobile Source related classes.

March 30, 2017 14:12:26 -- List Name: arbcombo
  UPDATED CARB Mobile Source Training 2017
  We are pleased to announce the following upcoming Mobile Source related classes.

March 29, 2017 18:00:02 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

March 29, 2017 12:13:05 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 29, 2017
  This is a service of the California Air Resources Board s Office of Communications.

March 29, 2017 11:12:11 -- List Name: arch-ctgs
  2014 Architectural Coatings Survey - List of Respondents
  The California Air Resources Board s (ARB) staff has posted a list of companies that responded to the 2014 Architectural Coatings Survey (2014 Survey).

March 28, 2017 16:19:52 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 28, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for March 28, 2017.

March 28, 2017 12:19:48 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Wednesday - ARB Research Seminar: Developing a New Methodology for Analyzing Potential Displacement
  Presentations are available for downloading.

March 28, 2017 09:49:01 -- List Name: arbcombo
  White paper on the health benefits of physical activity is now available
  Air Resources Board staff have posted a white paper on the health benefits of physical activity and air pollution exposure while walking and bicycling for transportation.

March 27, 2017 16:01:00 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 27, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for March 27, 2017.

March 27, 2017 13:10:09 -- List Name: arbcombo
  APRIL 6, 2017 FUNDING PLAN WORKSHOP POSTPONEMENT
  CARB is postponing the workshop originally scheduled for April 6, 2017 to discuss the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Funding Plan for Low Carbon Transportation Investments, Air Quality Improvement Program, and the potential $25 million Volkswagen settlement funds for zero-emission vehicle aspects of vehicle replacement programs.

March 24, 2017 16:47:16 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 24, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for March 24, 2017.

March 24, 2017 15:48:41 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting for April 27, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider Truck Field Enforcement Activities and New Screening Technology for High Emitting Vehicles.

March 24, 2017 14:16:36 -- List Name: newsrel
  CARB finds vehicle standards are achievable and cost-effective
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: https://arb.

March 24, 2017 13:09:28 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting for April 27, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider the adoption of an update to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District) PM10 Maintenance Plan (Update).

March 24, 2017 12:12:48 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting for April 27, 2017
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider the adoption of the attainment contingency measures for the 75 parts per billion (ppb) 8-hour ozone standard in the Coachella Valley.

March 24, 2017 11:34:48 -- List Name: newsclips
  CARB Newsclips for March 22-23, 2017.
  CARB Newsclips for March 22-23, 2017.

March 24, 2017 09:56:38 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Certified Pathways Release
  Staff has released a set of carbon intensity (CI) pathways for fuels certified under the readopted LCFS regulation using the CA-GREET 2.

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