Board Member Report: November 28, 2022
Please see below for upcoming public events for the week of November 28, 2022.
Assembly Bill 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee Virtual Meetings: On November 29 and November 30 in Hoopa and via remote access, CARB will host public meetings for the Assembly Bill 32 (Núñez, 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. These upcoming hybrid meetings are open to the public and include public comment periods.
Public Meeting for the Electric Bicycle Incentives Project: On November 30 via remote access, CARB will hold a work group meeting on the Electric Bicycle Incentives Project. At this meeting CARB staff will hear from stakeholders and receive input on program design. Topics discussed at previous public meetings include incentive funding amounts, eligible electric bicycles, and income limits. The agenda for this meeting will be posted shortly before the meeting date.
Public Meeting to Discuss the Carl Moyer Program: On November 30 via remote access, CARB will host a public meeting to consider proposed revisions to chapter nine, Lawn and Garden Equipment Replacement, of the Carl Moyer Guidelines. The revisions being considered will support the recent Small Off-Road Engine (SORE) regulation and will require SORE manufacturers to produce zero-emission equipment beginning in 2024. Specific topics to be covered include expanding applicant eligibility, additional lawn equipment such as riding lawn mowers, funding amounts, and the possibility of allowing co-funding sources.
Public Webinar on Diesel Particulate Filter Operations and Maintenance: On December 1 via remote access, CARB staff will hold a public webinar on Diesel Emission Control Strategies as well as diesel particulate filter (DPF) technology. The course will cover health impacts from diesel emissions, diesel emission control technology, DPF construction and application, and the maintenance necessary for successful DPF operation.