California Environmental Protection Agency
Air Resources Board
Central Valley Auditorium, Second Floor
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
|PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
Electronic Board Book
|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.)|
December 11-12, 2003
800 a.m. / 8:30 a.m.
Please Note: At 8:00 am there will be a demonstration to the Board of a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine
Software Upgrade (Chip Reflash) in the Cal/EPA loading dock area on the 11th Street side.
Governor Schwarzenegger signed Executive Order S-2-03 on November 17, 2003. The Executive Order directs state agencies to review proposed and adopted regulations for their impacts on businesses. In light of this directive, the Board will hear the staff's presentation and the public's testimony on the proposed regulations, but may defer Board action to a future date.
|03-9-2||Public Hearing to Consider the Adoption of the Stationary Compression Ignition Engine Airborne Toxics Control
Measure (Continued from the November 20, 2003 ARB Board Meeting)
Staff will propose emission standards, operating hour limitation, fuel requirements, and recordkeeping/reporting requirements for new and existing (installed before January 1, 2005) stationary diesel-fueled compression ignition engines.
|03-10-1||Public Meeting to Consider a Health Update
Staff will provide estimates of reductions in premature death that have been calculated to support proposed control measures for diesel particulate matter.
|03-8-4||Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Software Upgrade Regulation
Staff will propose that owners of 1993-1999 heavy-duty diesel trucks will be required to have low NOx software installed.
|03-10-2||Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Airborne Toxic Control Measures for Transport Refrigeration Units
Staff will propose adoption of a regulation to reduce public exposure to diesel particulate matter and other toxic air contaminants by reducing the in-use emissions from transport refrigeration units (TRU) and TRU generator sets.
|03-10-3||Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the Diesel Emission Control Strategy Verification Modification Regulation
Staff will propose amendments to the Diesel Emission Control Verification Procedure.
|03-10-4||Public Meeting to Consider a Status Report on California Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline Program
Staff will provide an update on the implementation status of the CaRFG3 regulations.
|03-10-5||03-10-5 Public Meeting to Consider Research Proposals
Staff will present the following research proposals for Board approval:
1. "Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHS); Sources of Ambient Quinones," University of California, Riverside, $120,000, Proposal No. 2539-232
2. "Gas-Phase Formation Rates of Nitric Acid and its Isomers Under Urban Conditions," California Institute of Technology/NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $180,000. Proposal No. 2515-2243
3. "The Use of Multi-Isotope Ratio Measurements and a New and Unique Technique To Resolve NO Transformation, Transport and Nitrate Deposition in the Lake Tahoe Basin," University of California, San Diego, $75,000. Proposal No. 2543-232
4. "Updated Chemical Mechanisms for Airshed Model Applications," University of California, Riverside, $166,132, Proposal No. 2542-232
5. "Identification and Atmospheric Reactions of Polar Products of Selected Aromatic Hydrocarbons," University of California, Riverside, $49,999, Proposal No. 2538-232
6. "Traffic Pollution and Children's Health: Refining Estimates of Exposure for the East Bay Children's Respiratory Health Study," Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, $243,854, Proposal No. 2540-232
|03-10-6||Public Meeting to Provide the Board with a Status Report on the San Joaquin Valley Particulate Matter Plan
Role of Ammonia
Staff will provide the Board with an update on the San Joaquin Valley Particulate Matter Plan -- Role of Ammonia.
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.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
|CONTACT CLERK OF THE BOARD, 1001 I Street, Sacramento,CA 95814||
SMOKING NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD