Technical Working Group Meeting #6 on the Amendments to the Chrome Plating Airborne Toxics Control Measure
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to participate in the sixth virtual Technical Working Group meeting to discuss the amendments for the Airborne Toxics Control Measure for Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Facilities (Chrome Plating ATCM). Technical Working Group Meeting #6 will provide stakeholders an opportunity to continue working with CARB staff on amendments to the Chrome Plating ATCM, to discuss the following topics:
- Regulatory concepts to amend Chrome Plating ATCM to include potential phase out dates for the use of hexavalent chrome at electroplating and chromic acid anodizing facilities.
- Scope and content of the environmental analysis (EA), serving as a beginning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review process, and alternative regulatory concepts for consideration in the environmental analysis and standardized regulatory impact analysis.
- Preliminary cost information for implementing the proposed concepts and alternatives.
The Technical Working Group meeting will be held virtually at the date and time noted below:
DATE: January 20, 2022
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CALL-IN #: (216) 706-7075
TOLL FREE: (866) 390-1828
Conference code: 182386
Zoom passcode: 444833
CARB staff is working on amending the Chrome Plating ATCM to address recent findings showing high levels of hexavalent chromium exposure in local communities. CARB staff will be looking for opportunities to further reduce hexavalent chromium emissions and exposure in communities, including evaluating the feasibility of using less toxic trivalent chromium or alternative approaches that would yield equivalent or better emission reductions.
For more information visit CARB’s Chrome ATCM webpage, link below.