|California Environmental Protection Agency
Air Resources Board
Byron Sher Auditorium, Second Floor
1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
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February 23, 2006
Agenda Item #
|Report to the Board on a Health Update: Childhood Asthma and Exposure to Traffic|
|Staff will present the results of a study that examined the associations between traffic-related pollution and childhood asthma in 208 children from 10 southern California communities. The children came from the Children's Health Study cohort. The study found that a lifetime history of doctor-diagnosed asthma was associated with traffic related pollutants. There was also increased asthma associated with closer residential distance to freeways.|
|More Information Staff Presentation|
|Public Meeting to Consider the 2005-2006 Lower-Emission School Bus Guidelines and Funding Allocation|
|The 2006 Guidelines for implementing the Lower-Emission School Bus Program are for use by the California Energy Commission and by participating local air districts in implementing the program using 2005-2006 fiscal year state budget money primarily, and would also be used by participating local air districts in distributing AB923 school bus funds. Staff will be proposing to allocate the 2005-2006 FY state budget bus replacement funds to replace the oldest school buses in California first.|
|More Information Staff Presentation|
|An item postponed from its January 26, 2006 meeting, 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
Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. et al. v. Witherspoon, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. - Fresno), No. CIV-F-04-6663 REC LJO.
Fresno Dodge, Inc. et. al. v. California Air Resources Board and Witherspoon, Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 04CE CG03498.
General Motors Corp. et. al. v. California Air Resources Board and Witherspoon, Superior Court of California (Fresno County), No. 05CE CG02787.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit No. 03-1361.
Caterpillar et al. v California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento County), No. 05AS01133, and Engine Manufacturers Association v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento County), No. 05CS00386. (Consolidated cases.)
California Trucking Assn., et al. v. California Air Resources Board, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 00 CE CG 10832.
State of New York, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, U. S. Court of Appeals, D. C. Circuit, Case No. 03-1380 (NSR II.)
El Comite para el Bienestar de Earlimart; Association of Irritated Residents; Community and Children's Advocates Against Pesticide Poisoning; Wishtoyo Foundation; Ventura Coastkeeper v. Paul Helliker; Terry Tamminen; Catherine Witherspoon; Alan Lloyd; William Burke; Joseph Calhoun; Dorene D'Adamo; Mark DeSaulnier; C. Hugh Friedman; William F. Friedman; Matthew McKinnon; Barbara Patrick; Barbara Riordan and Ron Roberts, in their official capacities, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.), No. CIV.S 04 0882.
National Paint and Coatings Association, Inc. v. State of California, California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento County), Case No. 04CS01707.
People of the State of California and California Air Resources Board v. Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, et al.. Superior Court of California (Orange County), Case No. 05CC08702.
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 that do not
specifically appear on the agenda. Each person will be allowed a maximum of five minutes to ensure that everyone
has a chance to speak.
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