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September 18, 2014 15:04:51 -- List Name: newsrel
  Air Resources Board adopts interim guidelines for investing cap-and-trade proceeds in California's most disadvantaged communities
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 18, 2014 13:08:12 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 18, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 18, 2014.

September 18, 2014 11:59:41 -- List Name: newsrel
  California and Quebec announce first joint cap-and-trade auction
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 17, 2014 18:00:02 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

September 17, 2014 16:18:38 -- List Name: auctionproceeds
  ARB Guidance on the Investment of Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds to Benefit Disadvantaged Communities
  REVISED ARB INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR AGENCIES ADMINISTERING AUCTION PROCEEDS.

September 17, 2014 13:54:55 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 17, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 17, 2014.

September 17, 2014 13:48:01 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles Regulation
  The California Air Resources Board has posted a Fourth 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Adoption of the Regulatory Proposal to Determine and Control Evaporative Emissions from Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles.

September 17, 2014 11:27:26 -- List Name: newsrel
  Air Resources Board fines 24 consumer products companies for air quality violations
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 17, 2014 10:59:42 -- List Name: ab32publichealth
  October 8 Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup Meeting
  Agenda: Promoting Active Transportation (AT): The Health and Climate Benefits .

September 17, 2014 10:20:05 -- List Name: omb
  Truck and Bus Advisory About Economic Hardship and Agricultural Extensions
  An advisory about the Truck and Bus Regulation (MSC 14-13) has been made available to describe how fleet owners that qualify can access the economic hardship extension, compliance options for cattle trucks, and other agricultural vehicles.

September 16, 2014 15:42:25 -- List Name: newsclips
  AMENDED -ARB Newsclips for September 15 and 16, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 15 and September 16, 2014.

September 16, 2014 14:23:42 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Public Workshop for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Indirect Land Use Change Analysis and Refinery Investment Provisions
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff invites you to participate in a Low Carbon Fuel Standard public workshop on Monday, September 29, 2014, to discuss indirect land use change analysis and refinery investment provisions.

September 16, 2014 14:02:37 -- List Name: exams
  Staff Air Pollution Specialist Departmental Promotional Examination
  Cut-Off Date: October 7, 2014.

September 16, 2014 13:50:05 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 15 and September 16, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 15 and September 16, 2014.

September 16, 2014 11:50:26 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text
  The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.

September 15, 2014 10:46:18 -- List Name: arbcombo
  HUG Name Change
  Company Name Change for the HUG Mobiclean R Diesel Particulate Filter System On-Road Verification.

September 12, 2014 18:48:01 -- List Name: arbcombo
  September 29, 2014 Allowance Price Containment Reserve Sale
  As of the reserve sale application deadline of September 9, 2014, no covered entities or opt-in entities had indicated an intent to bid at the September 2014 reserve sale.

September 12, 2014 17:21:16 -- List Name: onrdiesel
  Truck and Bus Advisory About Economic Hardship and Agricultural Extensions
  An advisory about the Truck and Bus Regulation (MSC 14-13) has been made available to describe how fleet owners that qualify can access the economic hardship extension, compliance options for cattle trucks, and other agricultural vehicles.

September 12, 2014 16:21:06 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text
  The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to the Regulation to Reduce Emissions of Diesel Particulate Matter, Oxides of Nitrogen, and other Criteria Pollutants from In-Use On-Road Diesel-Fueled Vehicles (Truck and Bus Regulation).

September 12, 2014 13:36:46 -- List Name: newsclips
  Newsclips for September 12, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 12, 2014.

September 12, 2014 11:39:01 -- List Name: sb375
  Correction--Public Workshops on SB 375 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target Update Process
  Please note correct email address to participate in the September 17 public workshop.

September 11, 2014 13:35:56 -- List Name: newsrel
  Major performance parts retailer fined $599,000 for offering illegal aftermarket parts for sale in California
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 11, 2014 12:39:52 -- List Name: newsclips
  Newsclips for September 11, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 11, 2014.

September 10, 2014 16:17:29 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 10, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 10, 2014.

September 10, 2014 14:14:12 -- List Name: vapor
  Amendment of Executive Order VR-105-D; EMCO Wheaton Retail Phase I EVR System
  ARB Executive Order VR-105 (EMCO Wheaton Retail Phase I Enhanced Vapor Recovery System) has been amended.

September 10, 2014 13:52:05 -- List Name: newsrel
  H&S Performance fined $1 million for offering illegal aftermarket parts for sale in California
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 10, 2014 13:34:12 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist III Departmental Promotional Examination
  Final Filing Date: September 24, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:33:37 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist II Departmental Promotional Examination
  Final Filing Date: September 24, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:31:36 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist I Open Spot Examination
  Final Filing Date: October 1, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:22:42 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist II Departmental Promotional Examination
  Final Filing Date: September 24, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:17:43 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist III Departmental Promotional Examination
  Final Filing Date: September 24, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:16:55 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist II Departmental Promotional Examination
  Final Filing Date: September 24, 2014.

September 10, 2014 13:15:46 -- List Name: exams
  Automotive Emissions Test Specialist I Open Spot Examination
  Final Filing Date: October 1, 2014.

September 09, 2014 17:49:39 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB staff has posted LCFS Credit Trading Activity Report for August 2014
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff has posted a report on ARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credit trading activity covering information on recent credit transfers volumes, credit prices and price trends through August 2014.

September 09, 2014 14:56:09 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 9, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 9, 2014.

September 08, 2014 17:04:43 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Applications for New Fuel Pathways under the California LCFS Are Posted for Comments.
  California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted three new Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) fuel pathways to the LCFS public comments website.

September 08, 2014 16:24:31 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 8, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for September 8, 2014.

September 08, 2014 15:38:10 -- List Name: cc
  Presentation Posted for the Clean Power Plan Workshop
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted the PowerPoint presentation for the Clean Power Plan Workshop on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

September 05, 2014 18:00:02 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

September 05, 2014 16:57:07 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Public Meeting to Consider Approval of Interim Guidance for Agencies Receiving Monies from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to consider approval of interim guidance to agencies administering Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund monies for investment in projects to reduce greenhouse gases.

September 05, 2014 16:48:44 -- List Name: board
  ARB Board Meeting Public Agenda
  The Public Agenda is now available for the September 18, 2014, Board Meeting.

September 05, 2014 16:41:55 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Reminder Sustainable Freight Strategy Public Workshops
  As a reminder the California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff will hold public workshops throughout the month of September to discuss and receive input on stakeholder concepts received as part of the development of the California Sustainable Freight Strategy (Strategy).

September 05, 2014 16:33:49 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Notice of Postponement for the Minor Updates to the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard State Implementation Plans
  The Air Resources Board is announcing a Notice of Postponement for the Notice of Public Meeting to Consider Minor Updates to the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard SIPs: Coachella Valley and Western Mojave Desert Ozone Nonattainment Areas.

September 05, 2014 14:06:18 -- List Name: zev-program
  2014 ZEV Rulemaking documents available
  The Hearing Notice, Staff Report, and Appendices for "Amendments to the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation" have been posted.

September 05, 2014 12:14:36 -- List Name: omb
  CARB Diesel Compliance/Retrofit Training: SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014
  The California Air Resources Board is offering the following diesel vehicle regulations and retrofit courses in September and October.

September 05, 2014 11:29:05 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: The Science Behind Sustainable Communities Strategies
  We are pleased to announce the next Series topic: The Science Behind Sustainable Communities Strategies .

September 05, 2014 11:21:18 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 5, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 5, 2014.

September 05, 2014 11:17:26 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Public Workshop for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Fuel Availability
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff invites you to participate in a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) public workshop on Thursday, September 25, 2014, to discuss low-carbon-intensity fuel availability.

September 04, 2014 16:18:41 -- List Name: omb
  September 9 Webinar: "Alternative Products: Release Agents for Parts Manufacturing, Concrete Stamping and Asphalt Manufacture"
  Hosted by WSPPN & NPPR as part of the Safer Chemistry Challenge Program Fall Webinar Series.

September 04, 2014 16:17:29 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Research Seminar: The Science Behind Sustainable Communities Strategies
  We are pleased to announce the next Series topic:.

September 04, 2014 15:19:57 -- List Name: arbcombo
  CARB Diesel Compliance/Retrofit Training: SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014
  The California Air Resources Board is offering the following diesel vehicle regulations and retrofit courses in September and October.

September 04, 2014 12:12:50 -- List Name: newsclips
  Newsclips for September 4, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 4, 2014.

September 04, 2014 11:38:23 -- List Name: cc
  ARB Posts Discussion Paper for Clean Power Plan/111(d) Workshop
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted the discussion paper for the Clean Power Plan workshop on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

September 04, 2014 10:25:05 -- List Name: omb
  California Air Resources Board now accepting applications for CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program
  ARB to recognize green business efforts, sustainable practices.

September 03, 2014 13:41:15 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 3, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 3, 2014.

September 03, 2014 13:15:21 -- List Name: schoolbus
  Lower-Emission School Bus Program Mail-Out #MSC 14-12 The Lower-Emission School Bus Program Clarification of Dismantling Requirements
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has posted Mail-Out #MSC 14-12, titled The Lower-Emission School Bus Program Clarification of Dismantling Requirements.

September 03, 2014 11:52:45 -- List Name: ms-mailings
  Light-Duty E-Cert Update
  A minor change was made recently in CSI 5B at Durability Group Fuel Metering .

September 03, 2014 10:22:21 -- List Name: newsrel
  California Air Resources Board now accepting applications for CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

September 02, 2014 17:33:39 -- List Name: consprod
  2013 Consumer and Commercial Products Survey
  The California Air Resources Board s (ARB) 2013 Consumer and Commercial Products Survey (2013 Survey) begins September 2, 2014.

September 02, 2014 15:54:43 -- List Name: board
  Two Regulatory Notices for a Public Hearing on October 23, 2014
  The California Air Resources Board is announcing a public Board hearing for the following two regulatory items: Amendments to the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Regulation, and Amendments to the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV III) Criteria Pollutant Requirements for Light- and Medium-Duty Vehicles, the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Test Procedures, and the Heavy-Duty Otto-Cycle and Heavy-Duty Diesel Test Procedures.

September 02, 2014 15:42:53 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Two Regulatory Notices for a Public Hearing on October 23, 2014
  The California Air Resources Board is announcing a public Board hearing for the following two regulatory items: Amendments to the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Regulation, and Amendments to the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV III) Criteria Pollutant Requirements for Light- and Medium-Duty Vehicles, the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Test Procedures, and the Heavy-Duty Otto-Cycle and Heavy-Duty Diesel Test Procedures.

September 02, 2014 14:28:44 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for September 2, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for September 2, 2014.

September 02, 2014 10:46:47 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Tech Assessment Presentations Available!
  Presentations are now available for the Air Resources Board (ARB) September 2, 3rd, and 9th public workshops to discuss technology and fuels assessments for trucks and buses, transport refrigeration units, rail, fuels, ocean-going vessels, commercial harbor craft, cargo handling equipment, and aviation.

August 29, 2014 13:08:34 -- List Name: newsclips
  Newsclips for August 29, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for August 29, 2014.

August 28, 2014 15:28:11 -- List Name: vapor
  Letter of Intent: Amending Executive Orders VR-401 and VR-402 to Include the Integral Spill Containers on Protected ASTs
  On August 26, 2014, the Air Resoucrs Board (ARB) issued a Letter of Intent to modify the existing aboveground storage tank (AST) Phase I Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) Executive Orders (EO) VR-401 (OPW) and VR-402 (Morrison Brothers).

August 28, 2014 15:20:05 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 28, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 28, 2014.

August 28, 2014 15:04:17 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Modifications to the Verification Executive Oder for the GTE PurityTM Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) System for Stationary Applications
  The Air Resources Board (ARB) has approved an update to the GTE PurityTM DPF System stationary verification engine family list to include newer engines.

August 28, 2014 11:40:55 -- List Name: newsrel
  Los Angeles County Department of Public Works fined $256,000 for violating air pollution laws
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

August 28, 2014 10:58:09 -- List Name: tru
  Reminder- ARB s TRU Advisory 13-18 explains the use of replacement engines to comply with in-use performance standards
  If you are wondering how many years of compliance a replacement engine gives you, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) reminds Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) owners that Advisory 13-18 explains the TRU Regulation s requirements related to repowering with new or rebuilt replacement engines to comply with the regulation s in-use performance standards.

August 28, 2014 10:39:28 -- List Name: bus-act
  Advanced Clean Transit Website Update
  The Public Transit Agencies website has been reorganized under the name Advanced Clean Transit to combine all information on transit fleet regulations.

August 27, 2014 15:22:22 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 27, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for August 27, 2014.

August 27, 2014 14:39:00 -- List Name: newsrel
  Beverage distributor fined $116,400 for air quality violations
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

August 27, 2014 13:49:42 -- List Name: tru
  Last chance to order compliance technology for your 2007 transport refrigeration units
  There are just a few days left before the purchase order deadline (August 31st) for ordering new transport refrigeration units (TRU) and engines if you want to qualify for an extension in the event that there is a manufacturer or installer delay to meet the December 31, 2014, deadline for model year 2007 TRU engines/units.

August 27, 2014 10:16:41 -- List Name: omb
  Attn Small Business Owners - Get Your Business Ready for Any Kind of Disaster at Free National Preparedness Month Webinar Series
  WASHINGTON Each year small businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes.

August 26, 2014 14:43:39 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 26, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 26, 2014.

August 26, 2014 13:44:49 -- List Name: sb375
  Public Workshops on Preliminary Draft Staff Report on SB 375 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target Update Process.
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff invite you to participate in a public workshop to discuss and provide input on the Preliminary Draft Staff Report on the SB 375 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target Update Process.

August 26, 2014 13:38:17 -- List Name: sb375
  Preliminary Draft Staff Report on Senate Bill 375 (SB 375) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target Update Process now available.
  The Preliminary Draft Staff Report on SB 375 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target Update Process presents several factors for consideration in updating the SB 375 targets and target setting methodology, and is intended to solicit input from stakeholders and Metropolitan Planning Organizations prior to the October 2014 Board meeting on this topic.

August 25, 2014 19:31:55 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Compliance Instrument Tracking System Service (CITSS) - Version 4.0 User Reference Materials
  A Compliance Instrument Tracking System Service (CITSS) Version 4 User Reference document is now available to introduce users to the new features in CITSS 4 as a supplement to the current CITSS User Guides (Volumes I, II, and III).

August 25, 2014 16:57:58 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 25, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 25, 2014.

August 22, 2014 16:24:27 -- List Name: arbcombo
  ARB Oil & Natural Gas Workshop Presentation
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted the PowerPoint presentation for the oil and natural gas workshop on Monday, August 25, 2014.

August 22, 2014 14:09:37 -- List Name: newsclips
  Newsclips for August 22, 2014
  ARB Newsclips for August 22, 2014.

August 21, 2014 12:15:46 -- List Name: newsrel
  Air Resources Board releases results for eighth cap-and-trade carbon allowance auction
  Please consider the following news release from the California Air Resources Board: http://bit.

August 21, 2014 11:09:54 -- List Name: arbcombo
  LCFS Workshop Presentation
  The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted the PowerPoint presentation for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) workshop on August 22, 2014.

August 20, 2014 14:30:41 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 20, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 20, 2014.

August 20, 2014 10:50:20 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Breath California & ARB Present: Designing Healthy Communities: Creating a Sustainable and Livable Sacramento Region
  We are pleased to announce a special presentation:.

August 19, 2014 18:00:03 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

August 19, 2014 14:20:02 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 19, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 19, 2014.

August 18, 2014 18:00:02 -- List Name: workshops
  New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
  One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.

August 18, 2014 15:19:11 -- List Name: arbcombo
  Two Notices for a Public Meeting September 18, 2014
  The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below for the following two non-regulatory items: Approval of the Town of Mammoth Lakes PM10 Maintenance Plan and Redesignation Request, and Minor Updates to the Coachella Valley and Western Mojave Desert Federal Ozone Nonattainment Areas State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the 1997 8-hour Ozone Standard (2014 Update).

August 18, 2014 13:59:20 -- List Name: newsclips
  ARB Newsclips for August 18, 2014.
  ARB Newsclips for August 18, 2014.

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