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Governing Board Meeting Agenda: September 2, 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, September 2, 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, 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

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.

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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.

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:
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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 28)

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


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  • Items 3 through 11 -- Budget/Fiscal Impact


    3. Appropriate Funds From Undesignated (Unassigned) Fund Balance for Engineering and Permitting Assistance

    Jason Aspell

    (909) 396-2491
    In order to reduce the pending permit application inventory consistent with the agency’s Goals and Objectives, assistance from qualified consultants and retirees are temporarily needed on an as needed basis. A total of $400,000 will be appropriated from the General Fund Undesignated (Unassigned) Fund Balance into Engineering and Permitting’s FY 2022-23 Budget to cover consultant contracts and temporary staffing costs. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, August 12, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 4. Recognize Revenue and Appropriate Funds for U.S. EPA Pass Through Grants to Develop Low-Cost Sensor Device for Measuring VOCs and Reference Method for Validating Open-Path Remote Sensing Systems

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    Recently, U.S. EPA awarded multiple nationwide competitive Science to Achieve Results research grants. South Coast AQMD staff will be a co-investigator for two of these grants, one with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) to develop a low-cost sensor device for time-resolved measurements of VOCs, and one with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to develop a reference method for validating the performance of open-path remote sensing systems for air toxic measurements. These actions are to recognize revenue up to $199,949 from Virginia Tech and up to $208,187 from UCLA into the General Fund, and appropriate up to $46,120 and $41,320, respectively from the two universities, in the Monitoring and Analysis FY 2022-23 and/or, FY 2023-24 and/or, FY 2024-25 Budgets to support efforts on these projects. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, August 12, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 5. Recognize Revenue, Appropriate Federal Funds, and Issue Solicitations and Purchase Orders for Air Monitoring Equipment

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    South Coast AQMD is expected to receive grant funds up to $272,052 for the NATTS Program and $333,500 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) from U.S. EPA. These actions are to recognize revenue and appropriate funds for the NATTS program and ARP grant and issue solicitations and purchase orders for air monitoring equipment. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, August 12, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 6. Appropriate Funds, Issue Solicitations and Purchase Orders for Laboratory and Air Monitoring Equipment

    Jason Low

    (909) 396-2269
    Laboratory equipment is needed to support current ethylene oxide investigations, including ones in AB 617 communities. In addition, the FY 2022-23 budget authorized Capital Outlays in the amount of $513,000 for air monitoring and laboratory equipment. An additional $250,000 is needed to purchase equipment to analyze ethylene oxide samples and other toxic air contaminants. These actions are to appropriate funds up to $250,000 from the General Fund Undesignated (Unassigned) Fund Balance to Monitoring & Analysis FY 2022-23 Budget to issue solicitations and purchase orders for laboratory and air monitoring equipment in an amount up to $718,000. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, August 12, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 7. Amend Contract for Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative Pilot Project

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    In June 2021, the Board approved the execution of several contracts for the CARB and CEC awarded Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) Pilot Project, including a contract with Gladstein, Neandross and Associates to develop the ZEV workplan. The JETSI Pilot Project will deploy 100 Daimler and Volvo Class 8 battery electric trucks, charging infrastructure, and distributed energy resource technologies at two fleets in disadvantaged communities. Due to the large number of project partners and strict reporting requirements to submit quarterly progress reports within 10 days of the end of each quarter, CARB has approved the reallocation of $220,000 in South Coast AQMD administrative funds for project reporting. This action is to amend an existing contract with Gladstein, Neandross and Associates, adding $220,000 in CARB grant funds from the GHG Reduction Projects Special Revenue Fund (67) for project reporting. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, August 19, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 8. Adopt Resolution Recognizing Funds for FY 2021-22 Community Air Protection Incentives and Reimburse General Fund for Administrative Costs

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    In June 2022, South Coast AQMD executed a grant agreement with CARB to receive FY 2021-22 Community Air Protection Program (CAPP) incentive funds in the amount of $98,799,787, which includes 6.25 percent in administrative funds. This action is to adopt a Resolution recognizing CAPP revenue up to $98,799,787 from CARB into the Community Air Protection AB 134 Fund (77). Eligible projects include those submitted under the Carl Moyer Program and Proposition 1B–Goods Movement Program, projects consistent with the Community Air Protection Incentives Guidelines, and other projects included in an approved community emissions reduction programs. This action is to also reimburse the General Fund for administrative costs in implementing the CAPP grant. (Reviewed; Technology Committee, August 19, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 9. Recognize Revenue, Transfer Funds and Execute Contract with San Bernardino County, Acting on Behalf of Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for Deployment of Zero Emission Mobile Clinics

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) operates two mobile pediatric asthma clinics referred to as Breathmobiles. In June 2022, U.S EPA awarded $500,000 to the South Coast AQMD under the Clean Air Technology Initiative to help replace an existing older gasoline powered Breathmobile with a new zero emission platform. San Bernardino County is supporting the development of a new third mobile clinic and has requested additional support in making this a zero emission clinical platform also. These actions are to: 1) recognize revenue up to $500,000 from U.S. EPA into the Advanced Technology, Outreach and Education Fund (17); 2) transfer $500,000 from the Clean Fuels Program Fund (31) as cost-share into the Advanced Technology, Outreach, and Education Fund (17); and 3) execute a contract with San Bernardino County acting on behalf of ARMC for the purchase of two zero emission mobile clinics in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 from the Advanced Technology, Outreach, and Education Fund (17). (Reviewed: Technology Committee, August 19, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • 10. Approve Amendments to MOU With Teamsters Local 911 and Administrative Code Provisions for Non-Represented Employees Regarding Employer Contributions for Health Insurance Premiums

    John Olvera

    (909) 396-2309
    South Coast AQMD management and Teamsters Local 911, representing the Office Clerical & Maintenance (OCM) and Technical & Enforcement (T&E) bargaining units, have reached agreement to address health insurance premium increases effective January 1, 2023. The proposed MOU amendment provides for an additional $50 per month to be paid directly to health insurance providers on behalf of each employee. This action is to request Board approval of the MOU amendment. This action is also to approve an amendment to the South Coast AQMD Administrative Code for an additional payment of $50 per month to the health insurance providers on behalf of each non-represented employee. Sufficient funds are available in the FY 2022-23 Budget and will be requested in the FY 2023-24 Budget. (No Committee Review)

  • 11. Issue Request for Information and Approve Award as Approved by MSRC


    McCallon

    The MSRC approved a Request for Information for zero emission goods movement infrastructure as part of their FYs 2021-24 Work Program. Additionally, the MSRC approved an award to provide special bus service to Dodger Stadium in 2023 and 2024. At this time, the MSRC seeks Board approval of the contract award and to release the solicitation as part of the FYs 2021-24 Work Program. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review, August 18, 2022; Recommended for Approval)

  • Items 12 through 20 – Information Only/Receive and File


    12. Legislative, Public Affairs and Media Report

    Derrick Alatorre

    (909) 396-3122
    This report highlights the July 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 July 1 through July 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 June 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. An Index of South Coast AQMD Rules is attached with the penalty report. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, August 19, 2022)

  • 15. Lead Agency Projects and Environmental Documents Received

    Sarah Rees

    (909) 396-2856
    This report provides a listing of CEQA documents received by South Coast AQMD between July 1, 2022 and July 31, 2022, and those projects for which South Coast AQMD is acting as lead agency pursuant to CEQA. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, August 19, 2022)

  • 16. 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)

  • 17. Report of RFPs/RFQs Scheduled for Release in September

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    This report summarizes the RFPs/RFQs for budgeted services over $100,000 scheduled to be released for advertisement for the month of September. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, August 12, 2022)

  • 18. FY 2021-22 Contract Activity

    Sujata Jain

    (909) 396-2804
    This report lists the number of contracts let during FY 2021-22, the respective dollar amounts, award type and the authorized contract signatory for South Coast AQMD. This report includes the data provided in the March 4, 2022 report covering contract activity for the first six months of FY 2021-22. (No Committee Review)

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

    Jason Aspell

    (909) 396-2491
    This report presents the state and federal Final Determination of Equivalency for January 2020 through December 2020. As such, it provides information regarding the status of Regulation XIII – New Source Review (NSR) in meeting state and federal NSR requirements and shows that South Coast AQMD’s NSR program is in compliance with applicable state and federal requirements from January 2020 through December 2020. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, August 19, 2022)

  • 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, August 12, 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 

    AB 1749 (C. Garcia) Community
    emissions reduction programs:
    toxic air contaminants and
    criteria air pollutants.

    Withdraw 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

    Aaron Katzenstein

    (909) 396-2219
    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 BACT Guidelines Are Exempt from CEQA and Amend BACT Guidelines

    Jason Aspell

    (909) 396-2491
    This item is to add new and amended listings to South Coast AQMD BACT Guidelines. Periodically, after consultation with stakeholders through the BACT Scientific Review Committee, staff proposes amendments to the BACT Guidelines to make them consistent with recent changes to South Coast AQMD rules and regulations as well as state requirements. Staff is proposing 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 to update the Overview, Parts A and C: Policy for Major and Non-Major Polluting Facilities, respectively. This action is to determine that the proposed amendments to the BACT Guidelines are exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act and to amend the BACT Guidelines. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, June 17, 2022)

  • 31. Determine That Proposed Amended Rule 218.2 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions; and Proposed Amended Rule 218.3 - Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications, Are Exempt from CEQA; and Amend Rule 218.2 and Rule 218.3

    Michael Krause

    (909) 396-2706
    Rules 218.2 and 218.3 provide guidance for installation and operation of CEMS at non-RECLAIM and former RECLAIM facilities. The proposed amendments establish additional requirements for the installation and operation of CEMS including an alternative calibration procedure for dual range analyzers, specifications when measuring mass emissions and applying data substitution procedures, and extensions to recordkeeping and reporting requirements. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Amended Rule 218.2 – Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions, and Proposed Amended Rule 218.3 – Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications, are exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Amending Rule 218.2 – Continuous Emission Monitoring System: General Provisions, and Rule 218.3 – Continuous Emission Monitoring System: Performance Specifications. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, June 17, 2022)

  • 32. Determine That Proposed Amended Rule 429 – Startup and Shutdown Provisions for Oxides of Nitrogen, Is Exempt from CEQA; and Amend Rule 429

    Michael Krause

    (909) 396-2706
    Proposed Amended Rule 429 will provide an alternative limit from NOx and CO concentration limits in various rules in Regulation XI – Source Specific Standards when units are starting up and shutting down for specified durations. Proposed Amended Rule 429 will also include provisions limiting the frequency of scheduled startups, best management practices, and notification and recordkeeping requirements. This action is to adopt the Resolution: 1) Determining that Proposed Amended Rule 429 – Startup and Shutdown Provisions for Oxides of Nitrogen, is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Amending Rule 429 – Startup and Shutdown Provisions for Oxides of Nitrogen. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, June 17, 2022)

    CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE – (No Written Material)

    The District will enter into a contract with SA Recycling (Contract # C193892). SA Recycling made a campaign contribution to Governing Board Chair Benoit on October 28, 2021, and to Governing Board Member Carlos Rodriguez on November 1, 2021. Both Chair Benoit and Board Member Rodriguez have abstained from any participation in the making of these contracts.

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:

  • 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;
  • 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. 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);
  • 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). 

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 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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