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Governing Board Meeting Agenda: March 4, 2022

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

Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361, a meeting of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Board will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022 through a hybrid format of in-person attendance in the Dr. William A. Burke Auditorium at the South Coast AQMD Headquarters, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California, and/or virtual attendance via videoconferencing and by telephone.

Given health and safety concerns, auditorium seating availability may be limited, and the meeting format may be changed to full remote via webcast. Please refer to South Coast AQMD’s website for information regarding the format of the meeting, updates if the meeting is changed to a full remote via webcast format, and details on how to participate:

http://www.aqmd.gov/home/news-events/meeting-agendas-minutes

Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to the start of the Governing Board meeting will be required for admittance.

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination includes:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control & Prevention or WHO Yellow Card 1) which includes name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided and date doses administered); OR 
  • A photo of a vaccination card as a separate document; OR 
  • A photo of the vaccine card stored on a phone or electronic device; OR 
  • Documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider; OR  
  • Digital record that includes a QR code that when scanned by a SMART Health Card reader displays to the reader: name, date of birth, vaccine dates and vaccine type
Reminder: Mask wearing is required indoors during this meeting, unless proof of full vaccination is provided. 


ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION INFORMATION

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Questions About an Agenda Item

  • The name and telephone number of the appropriate staff person to call for additional information or to resolve concerns is listed for each agenda item.
  • In preparation for the meeting, you are encouraged to obtain whatever clarifying information may be needed to allow the Board to move expeditiously in its deliberations.

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.

All documents (i) constituting non-exempt public records, (ii) relating to an item on the agenda, and (iii) having been distributed to at least a majority of the Governing Board after the agenda is posted, are available prior to the meeting at South Coast AQMD’s web page (www.aqmd.gov).

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

A webcast of the meeting is available for viewing at:
http://www.aqmd.gov/home/news-events/webcast

Call To Order

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Swearing in of Newly Appointed Board Members Andrew Do and Nithya Raman
    Benoit
  • Opening Comments:
    Ben J. Benoit, 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 AND BOARD CALENDAR (Items 1 through 28)

Note:  Consent and Board Calendar items held for discussion will be moved to Item No. 29.


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  • Items 1 through 3B - Action Items /No Fiscal Impact


    1. Comply with AB 361 Requirements to Allow South Coast AQMD Board and South Coast AQMD Brown Act Committees to Continue to Meet Remotely

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This action is to adopt the attached Resolution finding that the Board: 1) has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency; and 2) State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing. See California Government Code Section 54953(e)(3). (No Committee Review)

  • 3. Set Public Hearings April 1, 2022 to Consider Adoption of and/or Amendments to South Coast AQMD Rules and Regulations:

    Wayne Nastri

    (909) 396-3131

    Krause (909) 396-2706

    A. Determine That Proposed Amendments to Rule 1147 – NOx Reductions from Miscellaneous Sources, Are Exempt from CEQA; and Amend Rule 1147

    Proposed Amended Rule 1147 applies to RECLAIM and non-RECLAIM facilities and is being amended to update the NOx emission limits and establish new CO limits to reflect BARCT emission limits for applicable equipment categories. The proposed amendment also includes additional combustion equipment that is currently not regulated, establishes compliance schedules with interim emission limits, includes provisions for monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping, and revises exemptions. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Amended Rule 1147 – NOx Reductions from Miscellaneous Sources, is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Amending Rule 1147 – NOx Reductions from Miscellaneous Sources. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, February 18, 2022)

    B. Determine That Proposed Rule 1147.2 – NOx Reductions from Metal Melting and Heating Furnaces, Is Exempt from CEQA and Adopt Rule 1147.2

    Proposed Rule 1147.2 will establish NOx and CO emission limits for metal melting, metal heat treating, and metal heating and forging units at non-RECLAIM, RECLAIM, and former RECLAIM facilities. The proposed rule also establishes compliance schedules with interim emission limits, includes provisions for emissions monitoring, reporting, and recordkeeping, and incorporates exemptions. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Rule 1147.2 – NOx Reductions from Metal Melting and Heating Furnaces, is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Adopting Rule 1147.2 – NOx Reductions from Metal Melting and Heating Furnaces. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, February 18, 2022)

  • Items 4 through 10 -- Budget/Fiscal Impact


    4. Amend Contracts to Deploy Trucks for Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions Project

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    In November 2018, the Board approved execution of contracts for the Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) project. CARB approved reallocation of up to $1,044,854 of administrative funding to project costs and extending the project to September 2022 to deploy up to five trucks at freight handling facilities. This action is to amend a contract with Volvo Group North America, LLC in an amount not to exceed $1,044,854 from the GHG Reduction Projects Special Revenue Fund (67) to deploy up to five trucks, and amend a contract with Green Paradigm Consulting, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $14,000 from the GHG Reduction Projects Special Revenue Fund (67) to provide project implementation assistance. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, February 18, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 5. Recognize California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership as a Nonprofit Corporation and Transfer Funds, Contracts and Administrative Activities to this Nonprofit

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    The Board established the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP) and the Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership Fund (Fund 40) in 2002 to promote greater deployment of natural gas vehicles in California. To provide the CNGVP with greater autonomy and help reduce South Coast AQMD’s administrative responsibilities, the CNGVP is registering as a California nonprofit corporation. These actions are to: 1) recognize the CNGVP as a California nonprofit corporation; 2) close all CNGVP contracts; 3) transfer all unspent funds, including interest earned, of up to $290,000 from the Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership Fund (Fund 40) to CNGVP nonprofit corporation; 4) close the Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership Fund (Fund 40); and 5) discontinue administrative activities on behalf of the CNGVP. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, February 18, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 6. Renew Membership in California Fuel Cell Partnership, Execute Contract, Receive and File California Fuel Cell Partnership Executive Board Meeting Agendas 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 2022, execute a contract from the Clean Fuels Program Fund (31) with Frontier Energy, Inc., acting on behalf of the CaFCP in an amount not to exceed $40,000 and receive and file the CaFCP Executive Board Meeting Agendas for March 30, 2021 and October 20, 2021; and Activity Updates for 2021. (Reviewed: Technology Committee,
    February 18, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 7. Transfer Funds Between Major Objects and Execute Purchase Orders for AB 617 Implementation

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    In May and June 2021, the Board recognized up to $21,880,000 for implementation of the AB 617 program. In November 2021, the Board authorized appropriations up to $2,555,420 into the FY 2021-22 and/or FY 2022-23 Budget. Based on an assessment of the existing AB 617 program priorities and resources, there is a need to reallocate funds and realign expenditures. These actions are to transfer funds between Major Objects and execute a purchase order not to exceed $200,000 for equipment to implement the AB 617 Community Air Monitoring Plans. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, February 11, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 8. Approve South Coast AQMD Annual Investment Policy and Delegation of Authority to Appointed Treasurer to Invest South Coast AQMD Funds

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    South Coast AQMD adopts an annual investment policy which, if done, must be considered at a public meeting of the Board. State law additionally requires South Coast AQMD to annually renew its delegation of authority to its treasurer to invest or to reinvest funds of the local agency. This action is to approve the Annual Investment Policy and the Resolution to renew delegation of authority to the Los Angeles County Treasurer to invest and reinvest South Coast AQMD funds. (Reviewed: Investment Oversight Committee, February 18, 2022)

  • 9. Authorize Purchase of Maintenance and Support Services for Servers and Storage Devices

    Ron Moskowitz

    (909) 396-3329
    The servers and storage devices are used by enterprise-level software applications that currently support the Clean Air Support System for all South Coast AQMD core activities. Maintenance support for these systems will expire on April 30, 2022. This action is to obtain approval for the sole source purchase of hardware and software maintenance and support services for servers and storage devices from Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company for one year, in an amount not to exceed $130,000. Funds for these purchases are included in Information Management’s FY 2021-22 Budget. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, February 11, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 10. Transfer and Appropriate Funds from Interest Earned from Special Revenue Funds to General Fund and Transfer Funds to Information Management’s Budget to Support South Coast AQMD Operations, and Close Special Revenue Fund

    Ron Moskowitz

    (909) 396-3329
    Information Management (IM) provides a wide range of information technology systems and services in support of South Coast AQMD operations to achieve the agency mission, goals, and objectives. Many components of the agency’s critical information technology infrastructure are aging and in need of upgrade and/or replacement to maintain staff effectiveness and improve efficiency. The funding would be used to support critical projects in the areas of cybersecurity, and critical system upgrades and support. This action is to transfer $2,529,500 from four Special Revenue Funds to the General Fund, transfer funds to Information Management’s Budget and close the El Monte Park Settlement Fund (57). (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, February 11, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • Item 11 – Action Item/No Fiscal Impact


    11. Special Meeting of Health Effects of Air Pollution Foundation

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This item is to ratify and approve the appointments of Board Member Michael Cacciotti and Vice Chair Vanessa Delgado as Directors of the Health Effects of Air Pollution Foundation and to adopt a Resolution to reduce the number of Directors of the Foundation from four to three. (No Committee Review)

  • Items 12 through 18 – Information Only/Receive and File


    12. Legislative, Public Affairs and Media Report

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    This report highlights the January 2022 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)

  • 13. Hearing Board Report

    Cynthia Verdugo-Peralta

    (909) 396-2500
    This reports the actions taken by the Hearing Board during the period of January 1 through January 31, 2022. (No Committee Review)

  • 14. Civil Filings and Civil Penalties Report

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This report summarizes monthly penalties and legal actions filed by the General Counsel's Office from January 1 through January 31, 2022. An Index of South Coast AQMD Rules is attached with the penalty report. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, February 18, 2022)

  • 15. FY 2021-22 Contract Activity

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    This report lists the number of contracts let during the first six months of FY 2021-22, the respective dollar amounts, award type, and the authorized contract signatory for the South Coast AQMD. (No Committee Review)

  • 16. Lead Agency Projects and Environmental Documents Received

    Michael Krause

    (909) 396-2706
    This report provides a listing of CEQA documents received by South Coast AQMD between January 1, 2022 and January 31, 2022, and those projects for which South Coast AQMD is acting as a lead agency pursuant to CEQA. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, February 18, 2022)

  • 17. Rule and Control Measure Forecast

    Sarah Rees

    (909) 396-2856
    This report highlights South Coast AQMD rulemaking activities and public hearings scheduled for 2022. (No Committee Review)

  • 18. 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 action is to provide the monthly status report on major automation contracts and planned projects. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, February 11, 2022)

  • Items 19 and 20 -- Staff Presentations/Board Discussion/Receive and File


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

    Susan Nakamura

    (909) 396-3105
    Staff will provide an update on economic indicators and key South Coast AQMD metrics. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, February 11, 2022)

  • 20. 2022 Air Quality Management Plan Overview (Presentation in lieu of Board Letter)

    Sarah Rees

    (909) 396-2856
    Staff will provide a brief summary of the overall process and work completed to date on the 2022 AQMP, as well as the preliminary strategy to attain the 2015 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, February 18, 2022)

  • Items 21 through 28 -- Reports for Committees and CARB


    21. Administrative Committee

    Wayne Nastri

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

  • 22. Investment Oversight Committee

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    Chair: Cacciotti
    (Receive & File)

  • 23. Legislative Committee

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    Chair: Cacciotti
    Receive & File; and take the following action as recommended:

    Agenda Item Recommendation 

    HR 6662 (Barragán)
    EVs for All Act of 2022

    Support
  • 24. Mobile Source Committee

    Sarah Rees

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

  • 25. Stationary Source Committee

    Jason Aspell

    (909) 396-2491
    Chair: Benoit
    (Receive & File)

  • 26. Technology Committee

    Matt Miyasato

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

  • 27. Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    Board Liaison: Benoit
    (Receive & File)

  • 28. California Air Resources Board Monthly Report

    Faye Thomas

    (909) 396-3268
    Board Rep: Kracov
    (Receive & file)

  • PUBLIC HEARINGS


    30. Determine That Proposed Amendments to Rule 1115 – Motor Vehicle Assembly Line Coating Operations, Are Exempt from CEQA; and Amend Rule 1115

    Michael Krause

    (909) 396-2706
    Rule 1115 - Motor Vehicle Assembly Line Coating Operations regulates VOC emissions from coatings and solvents used in operations conducted on motor vehicle assembly lines. Proposed Amended Rule 1115 will revise VOC emission limits consistent with VOC limits established under Reasonably Achievable Control Technology requirements. In addition, the proposed amendment will update definitions, recordkeeping, and testing requirements. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that the proposed amendments to Rule 1115 – Motor Vehicle Assembly Line Coating Operations, are exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act, and 2) Amending Rule 1115 – Motor Vehicle Assembly Line Coating Operations. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, January 21, 2022)

  • 31. Approve and Adopt Technology Advancement Office Clean Fuels Program 2021 Annual Report and 2022 Plan Update, Resolution and Membership Changes for Clean Fuels Advisory Group

    Matt Miyasato

    (909) 396-3249
    Each year by March 31, the South Coast AQMD must submit to the California Legislative Analyst an approved Annual Report for the past year and a Plan Update for the current calendar year for the Clean Fuels Program. This action is to approve and adopt the Technology Advancement Clean Fuels Program Annual Report for 2021 and 2022 Plan Update and the Resolution finding that proposed projects do not duplicate any past or present programs. These actions are to also approve and adopt membership changes to the SB 98 Clean Fuels Advisory Group and receive and file membership changes to the Technology Advancement Advisory Group. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, February 18, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 32. Annual RECLAIM Audit Report for 2020 Compliance Year

    Jason Aspell

    (909) 396-2491
    The annual report on the NOx and SOx RECLAIM program is prepared in accordance with Rule 2015 - Backstop Provisions. The report assesses emission reductions, availability of RECLAIM Trading Credits (RTCs) and their average annual prices, job impacts, compliance issues, and other measures of performance for the twenty-seventh year of this program. Recent trends in trading future year RTCs are analyzed and presented in this report. A list of facilities that did not reconcile their emissions for the 2020 Compliance Year is also included in the report. This action is to approve the Annual RECLAIM Audit Report for 2020. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, February 18, 2022)


    CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURES – (No Written Material)

    The South Coast AQMD will enter into a contract with Waste Management (Contract No. C22110). Waste Management made a campaign contribution to Governing Board Chair Ben J. Benoit in the amount of $1,000 on November 17, 2021.  Chair Benoit abstained from any participation in the making of the contract.

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);
  • 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 1925894;
  • 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;
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al., San Diego Superior Court, Case No. 37-2021-00023385-CU-TT-CTL (China Shipping Case) (transferred from Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. 20STCP02985);
  • Terry Lee Williams v. SCAQMD, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 19STCV37587; and
  • California Trucking Association v. South Coast Air Quality Management; the Governing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District; and Does 1 through 25, inclusive, Case No.: 2:21-cv-06341.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – INITIATING LITIGATION

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


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 in person or 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, and website, http://www.aqmd.gov/home/news-events/meeting-agendas-minutes, 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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