Release 01-23





July 25, 2001



Jerry Martin
(916) 322-2990

Richard Varenchik
(626) 575-6730
Media Advisory

Public Meetings to Discuss Bay Area Ozone Plan, Asbestos and Gasoline

-- The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) will hold a series of public meetings to discuss the Bay Area Ozone Plan, California Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline, proposed Asbestos Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) and emission standards for stern drive marine vessels:

Thursday, July 26
9:00 a.m. - California Reformulated Gasoline
   Stern Drive Marine Vessels

6:30 p.m. - Bay Area Ozone Plan

Friday, July 27
8:30 a.m. - Asbestos ATCM

Ramada Plaza Hotel
Whitcomb Ballroom
1231 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

 The meetings will include: 

The Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency. ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.

The energy challenge facing California is real. Every Californian needs to take immediate action to reduce energy consumption. For a list of simple ways you can reduce demand and cut your energy costs, see our Website.

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