Board Member Report: May 16, 2022
Please see below for upcoming public events for the week of May 16, 2022.
Public Workshop to Discuss Potential Amendments to the In-Use Off-Road Diesel-Fueled Fleets Regulation: On May 16 via remote access, CARB staff will host a public workshop to discuss proposed amendments to the In-Use Off-Road Diesel-Fueled Fleets Regulation. CARB staff will share draft regulatory language that incorporates changes as a result of stakeholder input received from the public workshop in December 2021 as well as a cost analysis for the potential amendments and updates on the off-road emission inventory.
Public Workshop on CARB’s Technology Assessment for Non-Truck Transport Refrigeration Units: On May 17 via remote access, CARB will hold a public workshop to discuss the Draft Technology Assessment: Non-Truck Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) – Trailer TRUs, Domestic Shipping Container TRUs, Railcar TRUs, and TRU Generator Sets (Draft Technology Assessment). Topics of discussion will include the Draft Technology Assessment framework and the draft text. Participation from stakeholders such as operators and original equipment manufacturers is strongly encouraged.
Training Webinar on Large Spark-Ignition Fleet Regulation: On May 19 via remote access, CARB will host a training webinar on requirements for the Large Spark-Ignition (LSI) Fleet Regulation. The course will provide an overview the LSI Fleet Regulation and how it applies to self-propelled vehicles such as forklifts, industrial tow tractors, sweeper scrubbers, and airport ground support equipment. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about reporting and labeling requirements and receive one-on-one assistance prior to the class presentation.
Board Meeting: On May19-20 via webcast, the Board will hear the following agenda items: (1) an informational update on CARB’s racial equity and diversity efforts; (2) an informational update on the Assembly Bill 617 (Garcia, 2017) Statewide Strategy; (3) the 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards; and (4) an informational update on the Memorandum of Understanding between CARB and various educational institutions.
Public Open House at CARB’s Southern California Headquarters: On May 21 in Riverside, CARB invites the public to visit its Southern California headquarters facility, Mary D. Nichols Campus—one of the most advanced vehicle emissions testing and research facilities in the world. Visitors will have the opportunity to not only tour labs but also view zero-emission trucks and buses and drive and ride zero-emission cars. Interactive exhibitor booths from the Riverside community will also be on display.