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Governing Board Meeting Agenda: May 6, 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, May 6, 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. Please follow the instructions below to join the meeting remotely.

Given health and safety concerns, 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

Face coverings: State and local public health officials strongly recommend, but do not require, the wearing of face coverings while in an indoor public setting.

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
  • 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 27)

Note:  Consent and Board Calendar items held for discussion will be moved to Item No. 28.


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  • Items 1 through 4 - 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)

  • 2. Amend Section 30.4 of South Coast AQMD's Administrative Code

    Bayron Gilchrist

    (909) 396-3535
    This action is to amend Section 30.4 of South Coast AQMD's Administrative Code to limit the terms of the Chair to two consecutive two-year terms. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, April 8, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 4. Set Public Hearing June 3, 2022 to Consider Adoption of and/or Amendments to South Coast AQMD Rules and Regulations:

    Wayne Nastri

    (909) 396-3131
    MacMillan (909) 396-3244

    Determine That Proposed Rule 403.2 – Fugitive Dust from Large Roadway Projects, Is Exempt from CEQA; and Adopt Rule 403.2


    Proposed Rule 403.2 (PR 403.2) reduces potential fugitive dust impacts to communities near large roadway projects. PR 403.2 would prohibit certain large roadway project activities that generate dust and are in close proximity to sensitive receptors and areas of public exposure. PR 403.2 would also include additional requirements to control dust, notification to nearby receptors, project signage, and recordkeeping. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Rule 403.2 – Fugitive Dust Emissions from Large Roadway Projects, is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Adopt Rule 403.2 – Fugitive Dust Emissions from Large Roadway Projects. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, March 18 and April 15, 2022)

  • Items 5 through 13 -- Budget/Fiscal Impact


    5. Recognize Revenue, Execute Contracts for Cleaner Freight California and Reimburse General Fund

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    South Coast AQMD has been awarded up to $2,349,995 from U.S. EPA to replace diesel cargo handling equipment with innovative zero-emission electric alternatives. These actions are to recognize revenue, upon receipt, of up to $2,349,995 from the U.S. EPA FY21 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program into the Advanced Technology, Outreach and Education Fund (17) for electrification of cargo handling equipment.  These actions are to also execute contracts with (1) Albertsons Companies to replace diesel yard hostlers with zero-emission, all-electric hostlers in an amount not to exceed $1,314,879, (2) McLane Company to replace diesel yard tractors with zero-emission, all-electric yard hostlers in an amount not to exceed $730,489, (3) Long Beach Container Terminal to replace intermodal cargo handling equipment with zero-emission, all-electric units in an amount not to exceed $180,000 from the Advanced Technology, Outreach and Education Fund (17) and (4) reimburse the General Fund up to $124,627 from the Advanced Technology, Outreach and Education Fund (17) for staff administrative costs. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, April 15, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 6. Release RFP, Issue RFQs and Execute Purchase Orders and Contracts to Purchase and Deploy Portable Air Cleaners at Wildfire Smoke Clean Air Centers

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    AB 836 provided $5 million in statewide funding to create Wildfire Smoke Clean Air Centers for Vulnerable Populations Incentive Pilot Program to upgrade ventilation systems and deploy portable air cleaners for residents displaced by wildfires and other smoke events. In September 2021, the Board approved release of an RFP and execution of contracts. No applications were received and staff received feedback from an interested organization that they do not have the administrative capability to purchase portable air cleaners and then seek reimbursement under a contract. These actions are to: (1) release RFP #P2022-10 to solicit organizations to deploy portable air cleaners at Wildfire Smoke Clean Air Centers; (2) issue RFQs to solicit quotations and subsequently execute purchase orders for portable air cleaners along with replacement filters in an amount up to $231,250 from the Air Filtration Fund (75); and (3) execute contract(s) with organizations to deploy portable air cleaners at Wildfire Smoke Clean Air Centers. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, April 15, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 7. School Air Filtration Program for Private Schools and Daycare Facilities in AB 617 Communities Using CARB Supplemental Environmental Project Funds

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    CARB has requested South Coast AQMD administer a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) to install and maintain air filtration systems at schools in AB 617 communities. As a result, the establishment of a new special revenue fund is required to facilitate program tracking and auditing. These actions are to: (1) establish CARB SEP Special Revenue Fund (87); (2) recognize up to $1,275,000 into CARB SEP Special Revenue Fund (87); (3) execute an agreement with CARB for South Coast AQMD to administer this SEP; (4) reimburse the General Fund for administrative costs of up to $89,250 from CARB SEP Special Revenue Fund (87); (5) issue Program Announcement PA# 2022-03 to solicit proposals from K-12 private schools and private daycare facilities for installation and maintenance of air filtration systems; and (6) execute contracts with K-12 private schools and private daycare facilities or their contractors for selected eligible projects and maintain an eligible wait list for projects from this Program Announcement for installation and maintenance of air filtration systems in AB 617 communities in an amount up to $1,185,750 from CARB SEP Special Revenue Fund (87). (Reviewed: Technology Committee, April 15, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 8. Transfer Funds Between Major Objects and Execute Purchase Orders for AQ-SPEC Program

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    In July 2014, AQ-SPEC was established to perform systematic, detailed characterizations of currently available air monitoring sensors using both field and laboratory-based testing and to communicate the results to the public. AQ-SPEC funds are included as part of Science & Technology Advancement’s FY 2021-22 adopted budget. Based on an assessment of the existing priorities and resources of this program, there is a need to reallocate funds. This action is to transfer up to $85,000 between Major Objects and to execute purchase orders for air monitoring equipment. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, April 15, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 9. Approve Compensation Adjustments for Board Member Assistants and Board Member Consultants for FY 2022-23

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    The Board Member Assistant and Board Member Consultant compensation is proposed to be amended to adjust the compensation level South Coast AQMD may make per Board Member, per fiscal year, based on the Board approved assignment-of-points methodology. The points are calculated based on the level of complexity, number of meetings, and role. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, April 8, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 10. Appropriate Funds and Amend Contract with Strumwasser & Woocher, LLP to Provide Representation and Advice to South Coast AQMD Hearing Board

    Susan Nakamura

    (909) 396-3105
    In August 2020, the Board authorized the Executive Officer to execute a contract with Strumwasser & Woocher, LLP to provide legal representation and advice to the Hearing Board as the need arises for a total not to exceed $15,000 annually for up to three years. This action is to appropriate $35,000 from the General Fund to the Clerk of the Boards FY 2021-22 and/or FY 2022-23 Budget, Services and Supplies Major Object, Professional and Special Services Account, and amend the contract with Strumwasser & Woocher, LLP to add funds in an amount not to exceed $35,000 for specialized legal counsel and services as required by the South Coast AQMD Hearing Board. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, April 8, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 11. Appoint Members to South Coast AQMD Hearing Board

    Faye Thomas

    (909) 396-3268
    The terms of office for the two Hearing Board Public Members and the Medical Member, as well as their alternates, expire on June 30, 2022. In November 2021, a recruitment was opened to seek candidates for the new terms, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025. As required by state law, an Advisory Committee (Hearing Board Advisory Committee) appointed by five members of the Governing Board reviewed and ranked the applicants. On March 16, 2022, the Hearing Board Advisory Committee recommended the five top-scoring public member candidates and the two medical member candidates for interviews. The Administrative Committee interviewed the candidates at its meeting on April 8, 2022 and made final recommendations. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, April 8, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 12. Authorize Purchase of OnBase Software Support

    Ron Moskowitz

    (909) 396-3329
    South Coast AQMD uses OnBase software for its electronic document management system to manage critical documents and to support the Record Retention Policy. Software subscription and support for OnBase expires on July 31, 2022. This action is to obtain approval for sole source purchase of OnBase software subscription and support for one year from Information Management’s FY 2022-23 Budget. Funds for this purchase ($150,000) are conditional on approval of the Proposed FY 2022-23 Budget. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, April 8, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 13. Issue New Solicitations and Approve Substitute Award Recipient as Approved by MSRC


    McCallon 

    The MSRC approved a Program Announcement for major event center transportation projects and a Program Opportunity Notice (PON) for Transformative Transportation Strategies & Mobility Solutions as part of their FYs 2021-24 Work Program. Additionally, the MSRC approved a substitute award recipient for a previous award under the Hydrogen Infrastructure Partnership Program as part of their FYs 2016-18 Work Program. At this time, the MSRC seeks Board approval of the substitute award recipient and to release the solicitations as part of the FYs 2016-18 and 2021-24 Work Programs. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review, April 21, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • Items 14 -- Staff Presentation/Board Discussion


    14. Demonstration of Major Enhancement to South Coast AQMD Mobile App (Presentation in Lieu of Board Letter)

    Ron Moskowitz

    (909) 396-3329
    The South Coast AQMD Mobile App is the official air quality app for residents of the South Coast Air Basin. The app is available for Apple and Android devices and is the first government app available in Spanish. The South Coast AQMD Mobile App has over 57,000 user installs. This item is to provide a demonstration of the major enhancements to the South Coast Mobile App. These include direct access to detailed facility information and the accessibility to file air quality complaints through the app. (No Committee Review)

  • Items 15 through 20 -- Information Only/Receive and File


    15. Legislative, Public Affairs and Media Report

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    This report highlights the March 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)

  • 16. Hearing Board Report

    Cynthia Verdugo-Peralta

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

  • 17. 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 March 1 through March 31, 2022. An Index of South Coast AQMD Rules is attached with the penalty report. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, March 18, 2022)

  • 18. 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 March 1, 2022 and March 31, 2022, and those projects for which South Coast AQMD is acting as lead agency pursuant to CEQA. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, April 15, 2022)

  • 19. 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)

  • 20. 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, April 8, 2022)

  • Items 21 through 27 -- Reports for Committees and CARB


    21. Administrative Committee

    Wayne Nastri

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

  • 22. Legislative Committee

    Derrick Alatorre

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

    Agenda Item Recommendation 

    SB 1235 (Borgeas) 
    All pollution: portable equipment:
    emergency events

    Oppose

  • 23. Mobile Source Committee

    Sarah Rees

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

  • 24. Stationary Source Committee

    Jason Aspell

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

  • 25. Technology Committee

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    Chair: Richardson
    (Receive & File)

  • 26. Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee

    Aaron Katzenstein

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

  • 27. California Air Resources Board Monthly Report

    Faye Thomas

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

  • PUBLIC HEARINGS


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

    Michael Krause

    (909) 396-2706
    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 amendments 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)

  • 30. Determine That Proposed Amendments to Regulation III – Fees and Rule 1480 – Ambient Monitoring and Sampling of Metal Toxic Air Contaminants Are Exempt from CEQA; Amend Regulation III – Fees and Rule 1480 – Ambient Monitoring and Sampling of Metal Toxic Air Contaminants; and Adopt Executive Officer’s FY 2022-23 Proposed Goals and Priority Objectives, and Proposed Budget

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    The Executive Officer's Proposed Goals and Priority Objectives and Proposed Budget for FY 2022-23 have been developed and are recommended for adoption. The Proposed Budget is balanced with expenditures and revenues of $189,162,810. In addition, staff is proposing amendments to Regulation III – Fees and Rule 1480 – Ambient Monitoring and Sampling of Metal Toxic Air Contaminants. The amendments include: 1) an increase of most fees by 6.5 percent consistent with the Consumer Price Index and Rule 320; 2) new or increased fees which are necessary to provide more specific cost recovery for other regulatory actions taken by the agency; and 3) administrative changes in Regulation III and Rule 1480 that include clarification, deletions, insertions, or corrections of existing rule language, which have no fee impact. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that the proposed amendments to Regulation III – Fees and Rule 1480 – Ambient Monitoring and Sampling of Metal Toxic Air Contaminants are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; 2) Amending Regulation III and Rule 1480. This action is also to adopt the Executive Officer’s Proposed Goals and Priority Objectives, and Proposed Budget for FY 2022-23. (Reviewed: Special Board Meeting/Budget Workshop, April 8, 2022)


    CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURES – (No Written Material)


    Under the approval authority of the Executive Officer, the District will amend a contract with the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) (MS21005).  Chair Ben Benoit is a Committee Member for SCAG. Out of an abundance of caution, the Chair has abstained from participation in amendment of this contract. 


    The District will enter into a contract with Amazon Logistics, Inc. (MS21012).  Executive Officer Wayne Nastri has stock in Amazon. Executive Officer Nastri has abstained from participation in the making of this 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 sections 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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Once you raise your hand to provide public comment, your name will be added to the speaker list. Your name will be called when it is your turn to comment. The host will then unmute your line.

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