Air Resources Board
PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
Air Resources Board*
Southern California Headquarters
9530 Telstar Avenue
El Monte, California 91731
This facility is accessible by Foothill public transit. For transit information, call: 1-(800) 743-3463 and the Metro Links Commuter 1-(800) 371-link - a free trolley to Flair Business Park Route (626) 443-7384(This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities).
Public Hearing to Consider the "LEV II" and "CAP 2000" Amendments
to the California Exhaust and Evaporative Emission Standards and
Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-
Duty Vehicles, and to the Evaporative Emission Requirements for
The Air Resources Board (the Board or ARB) will conduct a public hearing to consider a comprehensive set of "LEV II" amendments to the California Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV) regulations, including the application of passenger car exhaust emission standards to most sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks and mini-vans, lower tailpipe standards for all vehicles, more stringent requirements for phasing in cleaner vehicles, an up to 80% reduction in most evaporative emission standards, additional mechanisms for the generation of zero-emission vehicle credits, and numerous technical modifications. The amendments are designed to meet the ARB's commitment to achieve emission reductions from light-duty vehicles under the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for ozone attainment. The Board will also consider "CAP 2000" amendments to the certification and in-use compliance requirements for motor vehicles.
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 NOVEMBER 5, WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. ON NOVEMBER 6.
*Additional off-street parking has been obtained nearby at 9319 Telstar Ave. There is no charge for this parking and it is within walking distance of the Board Hearing Room. A shuttle will also be available from this parking lot.
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FAX: (916) 322-4737
TDD: (916) 324-9531
or (800) 700-8326
ARB Homepage: www.arb.ca.gov