Board Member Report: August 22, 2022
Please see below for upcoming public events for the week of August 22, 2022.
Assembly Bill 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting: On August 22 and 23 via Zoom, CARB will host a public meeting for the Assembly Bill 32 (Núñez, Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006) Environmental Justice Advisory Committee. The committee is comprised of representatives from California communities most heavily impacted by air pollution, including those communities with minority or low-income populations. This upcoming virtual meeting is open to the public and includes a public comment period.
Draft 2022 Scoping Plan Tribal Virtual Listening Sessions: On August 24 via remote access, CARB staff will host virtual listening session on the Draft 2022 Scoping Plan Update. At this event, CARB staff participate in a discussion with tribes about the state’s plan to address climate change. In 2006, the Legislature passed the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32) which requires CARB to develop a Scoping Plan that describes California’s plan to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG). Topics of interest at during this session will include programs, policies and actions to reduce GHGs emissions from major sources.
Webinar on Regulatory Overview for Public Agencies in California: On August 25 via webcast, CARB staff will provide a webinar to educate public agency employees and fleet managers about the basic regulatory requirements for heavy-duty diesel vehicles and to provide an overview on compliance requirements. This course will cover On-Road Public Fleet Regulation, In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation, Periodic Smoke Inspection Program, and Portable Equipment Registration Program, and idling limitations.
Board Meeting: On August 25 in Sacramento and via webcast, the Board will consider the following public agenda: 1) proposed Advanced Clean Cars II Regulations (second of two Board hearings); and 2) the South Los Angeles Community Emissions Reduction Program as required by Assembly Bill 617 and will also consider invoking a California Environmental Quality Act exemption in connection with its action.
Public Webinar on Air Regulation Affecting California Public Agencies: On August 25 via remote access, CARB staff is hosting apublic webinar to discuss regulations affecting public agencies throughout the state. Staff will discuss compliance requirements that include the On-Road Public Fleet regulation, In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle regulation, Periodic Smoke Inspection program, Portable Equipment Registration program, and idling limitations. This training has been developed to educate public agency employees and fleet managers about basic regulatory requirements for heavy-duty diesel vehicles and to highlight regulations that directly affects public agencies.