Board Member Report: July 25, 2022
Please see below for upcoming public events for the week of July 25, 2022.
Assembly Bill 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting: On July 25 and 26 in San Diego and via remote access, CARB will host hybrid public meetings (July 25, July 26) for the Assembly Bill (AB) 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.
Public Work Group Meeting on Advanced Clean Fleets: On July 26 via remote access, CARB staff will hold a public work group meeting to discuss potential improvements to draft provisions to allow exemptions and extensions of the draft Advanced Clean Fleets regulation. Stakeholder input is strongly encouraged.
Public Webinar on Compliance Options and Reporting Requirements for 2022 and Beyond: On July 27 via remote access, CARB staff will host a public training webinar on regulations affecting all types of heavy-duty diesel vehicles operating in the State. This coarse will give owners, operators, and dispatchers important information on how to comply with CARB diesel regulations, reporting processes and procedures to remain compliant, and recent changes and updates in several laws including the new Smog Check Program for heavy-duty diesel trucks.
Draft 2022 Scoping Plan Community Listening Sessions: On July 28 in Oakland, CARB staff will host a public listening session on the Draft 2022 Scoping Plan Update. At this event, Board members will join CARB staff in addressing the State’s plan to address climate change and hear from community members and stakeholders. 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 GHGs. Topics of interest at during this session will include programs, policies and actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from major sources.
Zero-Emission Trucks Listening Session: On July 28 via remote access CARB will hold a public listening session on transitioning the State to zero-emission trucks. Discussions will include how to encourage commercial vehicle owners to use clean technology, accelerating and supporting zero-emission adoption, and strategies to move local governments towards a more accessible zero-emission future. This event will also provide an opportunity for members of the public and interested stakeholders to share their ideas with CARB staff.