|California Environmental Protection Agency *
Air Resources Board
Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814
|PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA||This facility is accessible by public transit. For transit information, call:(916) 321-BUSS, website www.sacrt.com. (This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.)|
|01-7-1||Public Hearing to Consider the Adoption of a Proposed Airborne Toxic Control
Measure for Emissions of Hexavalent Chromium and Cadmium from Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coatings
Staff will propose a new Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) for hexavalent chromium and cadmium in automotive coatings. This ATCM will prohibit the sale and use in California of automotive coatings that contain hexavalent chromium or cadmium.
|01-7-2||Public Meeting to Consider a Status Report on the Public Transit Bus Fleet Regulation
In February 2000, the Board adopted the public transit bus fleet regulation. The regulation sought to reduce emissions from urban buses through implementation of a multi-component transit bus fleet rule applicable to transit agencies and more stringent emission standards for urban bus engines applicable to engine manufacturers.
Staff will report on the status of implementation of the public transit bus fleet regulation pursuant to the request of the Board in February of 2000. Specifically, staff will provide an update on the implementation of the alternative oxides of nitrogen (NOx) strategy and aftertreatment technology developments. In addition, staff will report on the development of the test procedures for hybrid-electric bus emissions.
|01-7-3||Public Meeting to Consider Research Proposals
Proposal No.2498-221, titled "Impact of NOx Surface Reactions on the Formation of Particles and Ozone, and the Development of Control Strategy Options," submitted by the University of California, Irvine, for an amount not to exceed $400,003.
Proposal No.2497-221, titled "Development and Evaluation of Gas-Phase Atmospheric Reaction Mechanisms for Low-NOx Conditions," submitted by the University of California, Riverside, for an amount not to exceed $79,884.
Proposal No.2500-221, titled "Source Apportionment of Fine and Ultrafine Particles in California," submitted by the University of California, Irvine, for an amount not to exceed $315,000.
Proposal No.2499-221, titled "Correlation between Solids Content and Hiding as it Relates to Calculation of VOC Content in Architectural Coatings," submitted by the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, for an amount not to exceed $99,932.
Proposal No.2501-221, titled "Vehicle-to-Grid Demonstration Project: Grid Regulation Ancillary Service with a Battery Electric Vehicle," submitted by AC Propulsion, for an amount not to exceed $164,871.
Proposal No.2491-219, Change contractor for the project entitled "Determination of the Contributions of Light-duty and Heavy-duty Vehicle Emissions to Ambient Particles in California," submitted by the University of California, San Diego, for an amount not to exceed $350,000.
|01-7-4||Public Meeting to Consider an Informational Update on California's Electricity Situation
Staff will update the Board on current activities taken by state agencies and local air districts to address California's energy situation and will discuss the impact these actions have had on air emissions during the summer of 2001.
|01-7-5||Public Meeting to Consider Appointments to the Research Screening Committee
Staff will recommend appointments to the Board's Research Screening Committee. The committee reviews and recommends air pollution research projects to the Board.
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.
THOSE ITEMS ABOVE WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETED ON SEPTEMBER 20 WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. ON SEPTEMBER 21.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
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