South Coast Air Quality Management District
21865 East Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4182
|PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA
Electronic Board Book
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October 23-24, 2003
9:00 a.m. / 8:30 a.m.
|03-8-1||Public Meeting to Consider a Health Update
Staff will present an overview of the health benefits resulting from reducing air pollution. Methodologies and results of Dr. Gilliland and colleagues regarding school absenteeism and exposure to air pollution will be discussed. ARB staff have extended this similar methodology to the entire state.
|03-8-2||Public Meeting to Consider a New State Strategy for the California State Implementation Plan (SIP)
Staff will recommend Board approval of commitments to develop new, short-term statewide measures to reduce ozone and particulate matter. Staff will also recommend approval of an additional long-term strategy to further reduce emissions in the South Coast Air Basin by the 2010 attainment deadline for the one-hour federal ozone standard.
|03-8-3||Public Meeting to Consider the 2003 South Coast SIP
Staff will recommend Board approval of revisions to the SIP for attaining or maintaining the federal air quality standards in the South Coast Air Basin for one-hour ozone, particulate matter (PM10), carbon monoxide (CO), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), plus an updated SIP for PM10 in the Coachella Valley.
|03-8-4||Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Software Upgrade Regulation (Chip Reflash)
PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM HAS BEEN POSTPONED
Staff will propose adoption of regulations that will require owners of 1993-1999 heavy-duty diesel trucks to have low-NOx software installed. Engine manufacturers were required to develop and provide the software under federal Consent Decree/California Settlement Agreements, to partially mitigate off-cycle NOx emissions.
|Regulatory Information or Additional Information|
|03-8-5||Public Meeting to Consider a Status Report on the Use of Cleaner Fuels and Efforts to Reduce Emissions from
Locomotives and Marine Vessels
Staff will update the Board on the ongoing efforts to ensure the use of cleaner fuels, and current efforts to reduce emissions from locomotives and marine vessels.
|03-8-6||Public Meeting to Consider a Review of Air Quality Legislation for 2003
Staff will present a review of air quality legislation considered during the 2003 legislative session, including legislation that was enacted and will take effect January 1, 2004.
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 OCTOBER 23 WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M ON OCTOBER 24.
THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING.
To submit written comments on an agenda item in advance of the meeting.
CONTACT CLERK OF THE BOARD, 1001 I Street, Sacramento,CA 95814
FAX: (916) 322-3928
TDD: (916) 324-9531
or (800) 700-8326
ARB Homepage: www.arb.ca.gov
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SMOKING NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD