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Governing Board Meeting Agenda: February 5, 2021

A meeting of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Board will be held at 9:00 AM.

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-25-20 (March 12, 2020) and N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), the Governing Board meeting will only be conducted via video conferencing and by telephone. Please follow the instructions below to join the meeting remotely.


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Meeting Procedures

  • The public meeting of the South Coast AQMD Governing Board begins at 9:00 a.m. The Governing Board generally will consider items in the order listed on the agenda. However, any item may be considered in any order.
  • After taking action on any agenda item not requiring a public hearing, the Board may reconsider or amend the item at any time during the meeting.

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Americans with Disabilities Act and Language Accessibility
Disability and language-related accommodations can be requested to allow participation in the Governing Board meeting. The agenda will be made available, upon request, in appropriate alternative formats to assist persons with a disability (Gov. Code Section 54954.2(a)). In addition, other documents may be requested in alternative formats and languages. Any disability or language-related accommodation must be requested as soon as practicable. Requests will be accommodated unless providing the accommodation would result in a fundamental alteration or undue burden to the South Coast AQMD. Please contact the Clerk of the Boards Office at (909) 396-2500 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, or send the request to cob@aqmd.gov

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Call To Order

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Retirement Presentation to Board Member Judy Mitchell
    Burke
  • Opening Comments:
    William A. Burke, Ed.D., Chair
    Other Board Members
    Wayne Nastri, Executive Officer


PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
 

(Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.3) 
The public may comment on any subject within the South Coast AQMD’s authority that does not appear on the agenda, during the Public Comment Period. Each speaker addressing non-agenda items may be limited to a total of (3) minutes.

CONSENT CALENDAR (Items 1 through 16)

Note:  Consent Calendar items held for discussion will be moved to Item No. 17



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  • 2. Set Public Hearing March 5, 2021 to Consider Adoption of and/or Amendments to South Coast AQMD Rules and Regulations

    Wayne Nastri

    (909) 396-3131
    Nakamura (909) 396-3105

    Determine That Proposed Amended Rule 218 - Continuous Emission Monitoring; Proposed Rule 218.2 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions; and Proposed Rule 218.3 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications; Are Exempt from CEQA; Amend Rule 218; and Adopt Rules 218.2 and 218.3

    Proposed Rules 218.2 and 218.3 (PR 218.2 and 218.3) will establish guidance and specifications for installation and operation for continuous emission monitoring system (CEMS) at non-RECLAIM and former RECLAIM facilities. Proposed Amended Rule 218 (PAR 218) will provide a phase out provision to transition facilities into the revised provisions for CEMS which are specified in PR 218.2 and PR 218.3. PR 218.2 and PR 218.3 specify performance specifications for certification and quality assurance of CEMS that are used to continuously measure pollutant concentrations for compliance with rule limits and/or permit requirements. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Amended Rule 218 - Continuous Emission Monitoring; Proposed Rule 218.2 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions; and Proposed Rule 218.3 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications; are exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Amending Rule 218 - Continuous Emission Monitoring; and Adopting Rule 218.2 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions; and Rule 218.3 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, January 22, 2021)




  • Budget/Fiscal Impact



    3. Execute Contract for the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program – Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Category and Amend Contract for Outreach and Other Program-Related Support

    Naveen Berry

    (909) 396-2363
    In December 2020, the Board approved the execution of contracts for combustion freight and marine projects eligible for funding through the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust Program. These actions are to execute a contract for one additional truck replacement project that is now eligible for funding under the Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Category and amend a contract to provide outreach and other program-related support for VW Program not to exceed $135,000 from the VW Mitigation Special Revenue Fund (79). (Reviewed: Technology Committee, January 22, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 4. Amend AB 1318 Mitigation Fees Fund Contract with Coachella Valley Association of Governments

    Naveen Berry

    (909) 396-2363
    In January 2013, the Board approved contracts for emission reduction projects in the Coachella Valley from the AB 1318 Mitigation Fees Fund (58) for numerous projects. The Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) received $17,400,000 for constructing a 46-mile corridor for neighborhood electric vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians, known as “CV Link” that will extend from Palm Springs to Coachella. A portion of the CV Link has been completed and in anticipation of the next construction phase, CVAG is requesting addition of funds as a result of accrued interest from award balance, as included in the contract. This action is to augment the existing funding by $1,469,680 and amend the contract with CVAG. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 5. Recognize Revenue, Appropriate Funds, Execute Purchase Orders and Contracts to Design and Develop a Mobile Air Toxics Measurement Platform

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    South Coast AQMD applied for U.S. EPA “Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring” funds for FY 2020-21 through FY 2022-24 and was awarded $749,624 to design and develop a platform for highly time-resolved mobile measurements of air toxics. This platform is being developed to identify major sources of particulate metals, ethylene oxide and other air toxics emissions and pollution hotspots. These actions are to recognize up to $749,624 in revenue into the General Fund and appropriate up to $674,240 to the Science & Technology Advancement’s or Planning, Rule Development & Area Sources’ Budget, and to execute purchase orders and contracts for equipment and services for the Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring program. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 6. Renew South Coast AQMD’s Membership in CaFCP for Calendar Year 2021 and Receive and File California Fuel Cell Partnership Executive Board Meeting Agenda and Activity Updates

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    South Coast AQMD has been a member of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) since 2000. These actions are to renew South Coast AQMD’s membership in the CaFCP for Calendar Year 2021 in an amount not to exceed $70,000 from the Clean Fuels Program Fund (31). This action is to also receive and file the CaFCP Executive Board Meeting Agendas for October 7, 2020 and December 16, 2020, and Activity Updates for the second and third quarters of 2020. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, January 22, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 7. Appropriate Funds and Amend or Execute Contracts with Outside Counsel and Specialized Legal Counsel and Services

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This action is to appropriate $480,000 from the General Fund Undesignated (Unassigned) Fund Balance to Legal’s FY 2020-21 and/or FY 2021-22 Budgets and amend or execute contracts for legal counsel for specialized, environmental, and other litigation. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 8. Appropriate Funds and Amend or Initiate Contracts with Outside Counsel and Specialized Legal Counsel and Services

    John Olvera

    (909) 396-2309
    This action is to appropriate $100,000 from the Undesignated (Unassigned) Fund Balance to Administrative/Human Resources’s FY 2020-21 Budget and amend or initiate contracts with prequalified counsel approved by the Board for employment and labor relations legal services and specialized legal services. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021; Recommended for Approval)

  • 9. Receive and File Annual Report on 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Appoint Member to Deferred Compensation Plan Committee, and Issue RFP for Deferred Compensation Plan Administrator Services

    John Olvera

    (909) 396-2309
    (Webeditor’s note:  RFP# 2021-11 was inadvertently omitted and is now included as Attachment 2.)
    South Coast AQMD sponsors an IRS-approved 457 deferred compensation program for its employees. The Annual Report addresses the Board’s responsibility for monitoring the activities of the Deferred Compensation Plan Committee and ensuring the Committee carries out its fiduciary duties and responsibilities under the Committee Charter. This action is to file the Annual Report. This action is also to appoint a new member to the Committee, due to a recent retirement, pursuant to the Committee Charter. Finally, this action is to issue an RFP to provide record-keeping and administration services for the 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021; Recommended for Approval)




  • Items 10 through 16 - Information Only/Receive and File



    10 Legislative, Public Affairs and Media Report

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    This report highlights the December 2020 outreach activities of the Legislative, Public Affairs and Media Office, which includes: Major Events, Community Events/Public Meetings, Environmental Justice Update, Speakers Bureau/Visitor Services, Communications Center, Public Information Center, Business Assistance, Media Relations and Outreach to Business and Federal, State and Local Government. (No Committee Review)

  • 11. Hearing Board Report

    Julie Prussack

    (909) 396-2822
    This reports the actions taken by the Hearing Board during the period of December 1 through December 31, 2020. (No Committee Review)

  • 12. Civil Filings and Civil Penalties Report

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This reports the monthly penalties from December 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, and legal actions filed by the General Counsel's Office from December 1 through December 31, 2020. An Index of South Coast AQMD Rules is attached with the penalty report. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, January 22, 2021)

  • 13. Lead Agency Projects and Environmental Documents Received

    Susan Nakamura

    (909) 396-3105
    This report provides a listing of CEQA documents received by the South Coast AQMD between December 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020, and those projects for which the South Coast AQMD is acting as lead agency pursuant to CEQA. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, January 22, 2021)

  • 14. Rule and Control Measure Forecast

    Sarah Rees

    (909) 396-2856
    This report highlights South Coast AQMD rulemaking activities and public hearings scheduled for 2021. (No Committee Review)

  • 15. Status Report on Major Ongoing and Upcoming Projects for Information Management

    Ron Moskowitz

    (909) 396-3329
    Information Management is responsible for data systems management services in support of all South Coast AQMD operations. This item is to provide the monthly status report on major automation contracts and planned projects. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, January 15, 2021)

  • 16. Status Report on Regulation XIII – New Source Review

    Amir Dejbakhsh

    (909) 396-2618
    This report presents the state and federal Preliminary Determination of Equivalency for January 2019 through December 2019. The report provides information regarding the status of Regulation XIII – New Source Review, in meeting state and federal New Source Review (NSR) requirements and shows that South Coast AQMD’s NSR program is in preliminary compliance with applicable state and federal requirements from January 2019 through December 2019. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, January 22, 2021)



  • BOARD CALENDAR

    Note: The January meeting of the Mobile Source Reduction Committee was cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Mobile Source Reduction Committee is scheduled for February 18, 2021

    18. Administrative Committee

    Wayne Nastri

    (909) 396-3131
    Chair: Burke
    (Receive & File)

  • 19. Mobile Source Committee

    Sarah Rees

    (909) 396-2856
    Chair: Burke
    (Receive & File)

  • 20. Stationary Source Committee

    Amir Dejbakhsh

    (909) 396-2618
    Chair: Benoit
    (Receive & File)

  • 21. Legislative Committee

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    Chair: Mitchell
    Receive and file; and take the following action as recommended:

    Agenda Item

    Recommendation

    H.R. 7024 (Barrágan) Climate Smart Ports Act of 2020              

    Support

    H.R. 8775 (Ruiz) Salton Sea Public Health and Environmental Protection Act of 2020                            

    Support


  • 22. Technology Committee

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    Chair: Buscaino
    (Receive & File)




  • Staff Presentation/Board Discussion



    23. Budget and Economic Outlook Update (Presentation in Lieu of Board Letter)

    Jill Whynot

    (909) 396-3104
    Staff will provide an update on economic indicators and key South Coast AQMD metrics. (No Committee Review)




  • PUBLIC HEARINGS


    24. Determine That Proposed Rule 1150.3 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Combustion Equipment at Landfills, Is Exempt from CEQA and Adopt Rule 1150.3

    Susan Nakamura

    (909) 396-3105
    Proposed Rule 1150.3 (PR 1150.3) establishes NOx and CO emission limits for boilers, process heaters, and turbines at Municipal Solid Waste landfills and landfill gas to energy facilities. PR 1150.3 will consolidate requirements from existing source-specific rules and incorporates new requirements for turbines, which are currently exempt from existing source-specific rules. PR 1150.3 also includes provisions for starting up and shutting down equipment, and monitoring, reporting and recordkeeping. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Rule 1150.3 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Combustion Equipment at Landfills, is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Adopting Rule 1150.3 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Combustion Equipment at Landfills. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, November 20, 2020)

  • 25. Determine That Proposed Amendments to BACT Guidelines Are Exempt from CEQA and Amend BACT Guidelines

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    Periodically, after consultation with stakeholders, staff proposes amendments to the BACT Guidelines.  These actions are to add new and amended listings to Part B: Lowest Achievable Emission Rate Determinations for Major Polluting Facilities, Part D: BACT Determinations for Non-Major Polluting Facilities and update Overview, Parts A, C and E: Policy for Major, Non-Major Polluting Facilities and Facilities Subject to Prevention of Significant Deterioration for Greenhouse Gases. Additionally, these actions are to determine the proposed amendments to the BACT Guidelines are exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act and amend the BACT Guidelines to make them consistent with recent changes to South Coast AQMD rules and regulations as well as state requirements. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, January 22, 2021)




  • OTHER BUSINESS



    26. Approve One-Year Labor Agreement with Teamsters Local 911, Approve Comparable Terms for Non-Represented Employees, and Approve a Telework Stipend Proposal

    John Olvera

    (909) 396-2309
    South Coast AQMD management and representatives of Teamsters Local 911, representing the Technical & Enforcement and Office Clerical & Maintenance bargaining units, have reached a tentative agreement on a new one-year MOU. This action is to present the proposed agreement to the Board for approval. This action is also to present comparable terms for non-represented employees for the Board’s approval. This action also requests Board approval of a proposal to pay a stipend to cover reasonable costs for employees in the Teamsters Local 911 bargaining units and for non-represented employees teleworking under the Executive Officer’s directive related to COVID-19 safety measures. (No Committee Review)

Board Member Travel

(No Written Material) Board member travel reports have been filed with the Clerk of the Boards, and copies are available upon request


Closed Session

Bayron Gilchrist 909-396-3459 (No Written Material)


CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION

It is necessary for the Board to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code sections 54956.9(a) and 54956.9(d)(1) to confer with its counsel regarding pending litigation which has been initiated formally and to which the SCAQMD is a party. The actions are:

  • Communities for a Better Environment v. SCAQMD, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS161399 (RECLAIM);
  • Communities for a Better Environment v. South Coast Air Quality Management District, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 19STCP05239 (Tesoro II);
  • People of the State of California, ex rel. SCAQMD v. Exide Technologies, Inc., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC533528;
  • In re: Exide Technologies, Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, Case No. 13-11482 (KJC) (Bankruptcy Case); Delaware District Court, Case No.: 19-00891 (Appellate Case); United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Case No. 20-1858;
  • In re: Exide Holdings Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, Case No. 20-11157 (CSS) (Bankruptcy Case);
  • In the Matter of SCAQMD v. Southern California Gas Company, Aliso Canyon Storage Facility, SCAQMD Hearing Board Case No. 137-76 (Order for Abatement); People of the State of California, ex rel SCAQMD v. Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC608322; Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding No. 4861;
  • In the Matter of SCAQMD v. Torrance Refining Company, LLC, SCAQMD Hearing Board Case No. 6060-5 (Order for Abatement);
  • CalPortland Company v. South Coast Air Quality Management District; Governing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District; and Wayne Nastri, Executive Officer, and Does 1-100, San Bernardino County Superior Court, Case No. CIV DS 19258941;
  • Downwinders at Risk et al. v. EPA, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 19-1024 (consolidated with Sierra Club, et al. v. EPA, No. 15-1465);
  • SCAQMD, et al. v. Elaine L. Chao, et al., District Court for the District of Columbia, Case No. 1:19-cv-03436-KBJ;
  • SCAQMD, et al. v. EPA, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 19-1241 (consolidated with Union of Concerned Scientists v. NHTSA, No. 19-1230);
  • SCAQMD, et al. v. NHTSA, EPA, et al., United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Filed May 28, 2020;
  • Association of Irritated Residents v. U.S. EPA, SCAQMD, SJVUAPCD, et al., United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 19-71223; and
  • SCAQMD v. City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Council, City of LA Harbor Dept., LA Board of Harbor Commissioners, et al. Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. 20STCP02985.


CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – INITIATING LITIGATION

It is also necessary for the Board to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code sections 54956.9(a) and 54956.9(d)(4) to consider initiation of litigation (four cases).


CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Also, it is necessary for the Board to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) to confer with its counsel because there is a significant exposure to litigation against the SCAQMD (two cases).

Letter from Steven J. Olson, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, on behalf of ExxonMobil Corporation, dated August 22, 2018.


CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

It Is also necessary to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 to confer with labor negotiators:
  • Agency Designated Representative:  A. John Olvera, Deputy Executive Officer – Administrative & Human Resources;
  • Employee Organization(s): Teamsters Local 911, and South Coast AQMD Professional Employees Association; and
  • Unrepresented Employees: Designated Deputies and Management and Confidential employees. 


ADJOURNMENT

***PUBLIC COMMENTS***

Members of the public are afforded an opportunity to speak on any agenda item before consideration of that item. Persons wishing to speak may do so remotely via Zoom or telephone. To provide public comments via a Desktop/Laptop or Smartphone, click on the “Raise Hand” at the bottom of the screen, or if participating via Dial-in/Telephone Press *9. This will signal to the host that you would like to provide a public comment and you will be added to the list.

All agendas are posted at South Coast AQMD Headquarters, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. At the beginning of the agenda, an opportunity is also provided for the public to speak on any subject within the South Coast AQMD's authority. Speakers may be limited to a total of three (3) minutes for the entirety of the Consent Calendar plus Board Calendar, and three (3) minutes or less for each of the other agenda items.

Note that on items listed on the Consent Calendar and the balance of the agenda any motion, including action, can be taken (consideration is not limited to listed recommended actions). Additional matters can be added and action taken by two-thirds vote, or in the case of an emergency, by a majority vote. Matters raised under the Public Comment Period may not be acted upon at that meeting other than as provided above.

Written comments will be accepted by the Board and made part of the record. Individuals who wish to submit written or electronic comments must submit such comments to the Clerk of the Board, South Coast AQMD, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4178, (909) 396-2500, or to cob@aqmd.gov, on or before 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday prior to the Board meeting.

ACRONYMS

AQ-SPEC = Air Quality Sensor Performance Evaluation Center
AQIP = Air Quality Investment Program
AQMP = Air Quality Management Plan
AVR = Average Vehicle Ridership
BACT = Best Available Control Technology
BARCT = Best Available Retrofit Control Technology
Cal/EPA = California Environmental Protection Agency
CARB = California Air Resources Board
CEMS = Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems
CEC = California Energy Commission
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
CE-CERT = College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology
CNG = Compressed Natural Gas
CO = Carbon Monoxide
DOE = Department of Energy
EV = Electric Vehicle
EV/BEV = electric vehicle/battery electric vehicle
FY = Fiscal Year
GHG = Greenhouse Gas
HRA = Health Risk Assessment
LEV = Low Emission Vehicle
LNG = Liquefied Natural Gas
MATES = Multiple Air Toxics Exposure Study
MOU = Memorandum of Understanding
MSERCs = Mobile Source Emission Reduction Credits
MSRC = Mobile Source (Air Pollution Reduction) Review Committee
NATTS = National Air Toxics Trends Station
NESHAPS = National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NGV = Natural Gas Vehicle
NOx = Oxides of Nitrogen
NSPS = New Source Performance Standards
NSR = New Source Review
OEHHA = Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
PAMS = Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations
PEV = Plug-In Electric Vehicle
PHEV = Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle
PM10 = Particulate Matter £ 10 microns
PM2.5 = Particulate Matter < 2.5 microns
RECLAIM = Regional Clean Air Incentives Market
RFP = Request for Proposals
RFQ = Request for Quotations
RFQQ = Request for Qualifications and Quotations
SCAG = Southern California Association of Governments
SIP = State Implementation Plan
SOx = Oxides of Sulfur
SOON = Surplus Off-Road Opt-In for NOx
SULEV = Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
TCM = Transportation Control Measure
ULEV = Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
U.S. EPA = United States Environmental Protection Agency
VOC = Volatile Organic Compound
ZEV = Zero Emission Vehicle


INSTRUCTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION

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