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GOVERNING BOARD AGENDA
MEETING, December 2, 2011


A meeting of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Board will be held at 9:00 a.m., in the Auditorium at AQMD Headquarters, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California. Most agenda items and attachments are described in a “Board Letter” which may be accessed by clicking the appropriate link below. Unless otherwise noted, all agenda items are in .pdf format.

The agenda and documents in the agenda packet will be made available upon request in appropriate alternative formats to assist persons with a disability. Disability-related accommodations will also be made available to allow participation in the Board meeting. Any accommodations must be requested as soon as practicable. Requests will be accommodated to the extent feasible. Please telephone the Clerk of the Boards Office at (909) 396-2500 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

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 for public review at the South Coast Air Quality Management District Clerk of the Board’s Office, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765.

CALL TO ORDER

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Comments:

  • William A. Burke, Ed.D., Chair
  • Other Board Members
  • Barry R. Wallerstein, D. Env., Executive Officer

Recognize Employees with Twenty-Five, Thirty and Thirty-Five Years of Service, Burke

Swearing In of Reappointed Board Member Miguel A. Pulido, Burke


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CONSENT CALENDAR (Items 1 through 25)

Note: Consent Calendar items held for discussion will be moved to Item No. 26.

  1. Approve Minutes of November 4, 2011 Board Meeting and Minutes of November 9, 2011 Special Board Meeting (PDF, 258kb)
    McDaniel (909)396-2500
    Mail graphic (smcdaniel@aqmd.gov)

    Budget/Fiscal Impact

  2. Execute Contracts for Legislative Representation in Sacramento, California (PDF, 30kb)
    Abarca (909) 396-3242
    Mail graphic (oabarca@aqmd.gov)
    On September 9, 2011, the Board approved the release of an RFP to solicit proposals for legislative representation in Sacramento, California. This action is to approve contracts with Gonzalez, Quintana & Hunter for $114,000 and Joe A. Gonsalves & Son for $118,000, respectively, for legislative representation in Sacramento. The contracts will be for one-year, beginning in January 2012, and may be extended for up to two one-year terms, upon satisfactory performance, at the Board’s discretion. (Reviewed: Legislative Committee, November 3, 2011. Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  3. Execute Contracts for Implementation of U.S. EPA's Targeted Air Shed Grant Program (PDF, 58kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    The AQMD’s Clean Communities Plan identifies San Bernardino and Boyle Heights as two areas to begin pilot programs to develop Community Exposure Reduction Plans. On March 4, 2011, the Board recognized funding from U.S. EPA’s Targeted Air Shed Grant for eight incentive programs to assist in implementation of the Clean Communities Plan. This action is to address contracts needed to implement three of these incentive programs by requesting the Board to: 1) authorize reimbursement for the Commercial Building Green Cleaners program, 2) authorize reimbursement for the Aqueous Brake Cleaning program and 3) authorize reimbursement for the Super-Compliant Architectural Coating program. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  4. Amend Contract to Provide Technical Support for AQMD PAMS Upper Air Meteorological Monitoring Network (PDF, 21kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    On February 5, 2010, the Board awarded a new contract with Sonoma Technology, Inc. (STI) to provide technical support for the AQMD PAMS Upper Air Monitoring Network, with options for three annual contract renewals. This action is to amend the STI contract for the next year of field support and data management for the upper air measurement program at a cost not to exceed $100,000. This exercises the second of three renewal options based on STI’s responsiveness and satisfactory performance, bringing the contract total to $290,000. Funding for this contract amendment is allocated in the U.S. EPA 20th Year Section 105 Grant for the PAMS program. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  5. Approve Resources to Conduct Fourth Multiple Air Toxics Exposure Study and Issue RFQ for Purchase of Air Toxics Samplers (PDF, 2.3mb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    Staff proposes to conduct MATES IV and expand the focus to measure ultrafine particles in addition to toxic air contaminants. Staff has identified additional resource needs including retaining temporary staff services and the purchase of additional laboratory and ambient monitoring analytical instruments and supplies to successfully complete this study. This action is to approve the allocation of resources to conduct MATES IV in the amount of $1,356,550 from the Clean Fuels Program Fund, and issue an RFQ for the purchase of air toxics samplers. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  6. Issue RFP for Development of New Annual Emissions Reporting System (PDF, 2.32mb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    Under the Annual Emissions Reporting program, facilities subject to Rule 301(e) and the AB2588 program are required to report toxics and criteria pollutant emissions to the AQMD. There is a need to provide more streamlined processing of emissions data to report toxics and criteria emissions information to CARB and U.S. EPA. AQMD has also received an award from U.S. EPA to develop a GHG calculator for facilities to prepare their state and federal GHG emission reports. Development of a new database and data collection system is the most efficient way to meet these needs and provide a more intuitive interface and enhanced functionality for internal and external users. This action is to release an RFP for the design, development, and implementation of a new emissions reporting system that includes quality control, data management, ad hoc reporting, and billing functions. The total funding for this project shall not exceed $200,000; consisting of $100,000 in general funds budgeted in FY 2011-12 for this purpose, and another $100,000 in funds from a recently awarded U.S. EPA grant. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  7. Issue RFP for CEQA Documentation Support to Prepare Program EIR for 2012 AQMP and Other CEQA-Related Tasks (PDF, 532kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    The AQMD requires additional resources as part of its CEQA document preparation responsibilities to assist with preparation of the 2012 AQMP Program EIR and other CEQA-related tasks. This action is to issue an RFP to select one or more qualified contractors experienced in CEQA analysis and document preparation to assist staff with preparing all or portions of the 2012 AQMP Program EIR. Funds for this proposal in an amount not to exceed $120,000 are available in the Planning, Rule Development and Area Sources FY 2011-12 Budget. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  8. Recognize Funding from U.S. EPA to Conduct Pollution Prevention Project and Approve Issuance of Sole-Source Contract (PDF, 23kb)
    Tisopulos (909) 396-3123
    Mail graphic (ltisopulos@aqmd.gov)
    This action is to recognize $100,000 funding from the U.S. EPA to conduct pollution prevention research on mold release agents and award a sole source contract to the Institute for Research and Technical Assistance to identify, test and analyze low VOC/toxicity alternative mold release agents at a cost to not exceed $150,000 with $100,000 provided from the U.S. EPA and $50,000 provided from the FY 2011-12 Planning, Rules and Area Sources Budget. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  9. Approve Diesel Freight Locomotive Projects, Approve Additional Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks to Eligible List of Trucks under “Year 2” Proposition 1B-Goods Movement Program, and Amend Contracts (PDF, 52kb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    On April 1, 2011, the Board approved the release of a Program Announcement to solicit projects in the category of “diesel freight locomotives” for the “Year 2” Proposition 1B–Goods Movement Program. This action is to approve funding for six diesel locomotives in the amount of $4.5 million. On November 4, 2011, the Board approved over 2,500 truck projects under the “Year 2” Goods Movement Program subject to CARB’s final ranking approval. This action is to approve 18 additional trucks to be included in CARB’s final ranked list. Finally, this action is to approve no cost amendments to two contracts for natural gas truck projects by substituting two diesel trucks identified for replacement with two other eligible diesel trucks. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, November 18, 2011; Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  10. Issue RFP to Solicit Bids from Qualified Vendors to Purchase Global Positioning System Units and Transfer Funds to Carl Moyer Voucher Incentive Program (PDF, 2.3mb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    In order to enhance enforcement activities on mobile source projects that are funded under the AQMD and state programs, staff proposes installation of global positioning system (GPS) units on on-road and off-road equipment. The GPS units will record and transmit data to the AQMD. This action is to approve issuance of an RFP to solicit bids from qualified vendors. This action is also to transfer up to $2 million from the Carl Moyer Program AB 923 Fund (80) to the Carl Moyer Voucher Incentive Program Fund (59) to enable the uninterrupted implementation of this program. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, November 18, 2011. Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  11. Issue RFP for Zero Emissions Goods Movement Demonstration Projects (PDF, 2.3mb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    The commercialization of zero emissions goods movement technologies remains one of AQMD’s top priorities and is critical for the clean growth of the port complex. In collaboration with the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, AQMD has been working to identify viable zero emissions goods movement technologies and has created the Advanced Technology Goods Movement Fund to facilitate the development of such technologies. This action is to issue an RFP for the development and demonstration of linear motor technology capable of moving containers with zero emissions. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, November 18, 2011. Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  12. Renew AQMD’s Membership in CaFCP for Calendar Year 2012, Provide Office Space for CaFCP, and Receive and File California Fuel Cell Partnership Steering Team Meeting Summary and Quarterly Update (PDF, 52kb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    The AQMD has been a member of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) since March 17, 2000. This action is to renew AQMD’s membership in the CaFCP in an amount not to exceed $87,800 for calendar year 2012 and cofund 50 percent of the CaFCP Regional Coordinator position located at the AQMD in addition to office space and utilities in an amount not to exceed $50,000 from the Clean Fuels Fund (31). Further actions are to continue providing in-kind office space and utilities for CaFCP employees in 2012 in an effort to educate the public and increase CaFCP’s presence in Southern California. Finally, this action is to receive and file the CaFCP Steering Team Meeting Summary and Quarterly Update. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, November 18, 2011. Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  13. Transfer Funds from Clean Fuels Fund to Advanced Technology Goods Movement Fund to Conduct Plug-in Hybrid Truck Project (PDF, 22kb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    The development and commercialization of zero emissions, heavy-duty truck technologies, especially in the goods movement sector, remain critical components for achieving the federal clean air standards for the region. AQMD established the Advanced Technology Goods Movement Fund to facilitate the development of such technologies. This action is to transfer $400,000 from the Clean Fuels Fund (31) to the Advanced Technology Goods Movement Fund (61) in order to conduct the Volvo plug-in hybrid heavy-duty vehicle approved by the Board in November 2011. (Reviewed: Technology Committee, November 18, 2011. Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board.)

  14. Approve MOU with CAPCOA regarding CalEEMod Model and its Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights, Future Administration, and Upkeep (PDF, 80kb)
    Wallerstein (909) 396-3131
    Mail graphic (bwallerstein@aqmd.gov)
    Under the proposed MOU, CAPCOA will assume ownership of the CalEEMod model, and assume responsibility for its administration and upkeep thereby reducing AQMD's costs. This action is to approve the MOU. Pursuant to direction by Administrative Committee, an Indemnification Clause has been added. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  15. Amend Contract with Legal Counsel to Provide Representation in Labor and Employment Matters (PDF, 17kb)
    Wiese (909) 396-3460
    Mail graphic (kwiese@aqmd.gov)
    Outside legal counsel is required to assist the District Counsel's Office in evaluating and responding to employment-related issues. This action is to authorize the Executive Officer to amend an existing contract with Best Best & Krieger in an amount not to exceed $150,000. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  16. Approve Contract Awards & Modifications under Multiple Project Categories as Part of FY 2010-11 AB 2766 Discretionary Fund Work Program (PDF, 199kb)
    Winterbottom
    As part of their FY 2010-11 AB 2766 Discretionary Fund Work Program, MSRC issued Program Announcements for an Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program, Event Center Transportation Programs, a “Showcase II” Off-Road Aftertreatment Demonstration Program, an Alternative Fuel School Bus Incentives Program and a Local Government Match Program. At this time, the MSRC seeks Board approval of multiple contract awards and modifications under the FY 2010-11 AB 2766 Discretionary Fund Work Program. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee, November 17, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  17. Designation of Environmental Justice Areas for Coachella Valley Pursuant to AB 1318 (PDF, 256kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    AB 1318 established requirements for mitigation funds from the CPV Sentinel Energy Project power plant, including the requirement that at least 30% of the mitigation funding is distributed in Environmental Justice (EJ) areas within the District. The AB 1318 made reference to EJ areas as designated in AQMD Rule 1309.1, as adopted in August 2007, but repealed in January 2010. While the EJ criteria in Rule 1309.1 were intended for all areas within the District, the map included in the 2007 version of the rule did not include a depiction of the Coachella Valley EJ areas. This item is to approve the Coachella Valley EJ designations and map based on the same Rule 1309.1 criteria referenced in AB 1318, such that the public is provided the relevant information to know what will be considered an EJ area and fully participate in the Board’s public process for funding of mitigation projects. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, November 18, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

    Items 18 through 25 -- Information Only/Receive and File

  18. Legislative & Public Affairs Report (PDF, 46kb)
    Abarca (909) 396-3242
    Mail graphic (oabarca@aqmd.gov)
    This report highlights the October 2011 outreach activities of Legislative & Public Affairs, which include Environmental Justice Update, Community Events/Public Meetings, Business Assistance, and Outreach to Business and Federal, State and Local Government. (No Committee Review)

  19. Hearing Board Report (PDF, 192kb)
    Camarena (909) 396-2500
    Mail graphic (ecamarena@aqmd.gov)
    This reports the action taken by the Hearing Board during the period of October 1 through October 31, 2011. (No Committee Review)

  20. Civil Filings and Civil Penalties Report (PDF, 131kb)
    Wiese (909) 396-3460
    Mail graphic (kwiese@aqmd.gov)
    This reports the monthly penalties from September 1 through October 31, 2011, and legal actions filed by the District Prosecutor during October 1 through October 31, 2011. An Index of District Rules is attached with the penalty reports. (Reviewed: Stationary Source Committee, November 18, 2011)

  21. Lead Agency Projects and Environmental Documents Received by AQMD (PDF, 495kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    This report provides, for the Board's consideration, a listing of CEQA documents received by the AQMD between October 1, 2011 and October 31, 2011, and those projects for which the AQMD is acting as lead agency pursuant to CEQA. (Reviewed: Mobile Source Committee, November 18, 2011)

  22. Rule and Control Measure Forecast (PDF, 156kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    This report highlights AQMD rulemaking activity and public workshops potentially scheduled for the year 2012. (No Committee Review)

  23. Annual Audited Financial Statements for FY Ended June 30, 2011(PDF, 18kb)
    O’Kelly (909) 396-2828
    Mail graphic (mokelly@aqmd.gov)
    This agenda item transmits the annual audited financial statements of the AQMD. The AQMD has received an unqualified opinion (the highest obtainable) on its financial statements. (Reviewed: Administrative Committee, November 4, 2011; Recommended for Approval)

  24. Status Report on Major Projects for Information Management Scheduled to Start During First Six Months of FY 2011-12 (PDF, 40kb)
    Marlia (909) 396-3148
    Mail graphic (cmarlia@aqmd.gov)
    Information Management is responsible for data systems management services in support of all AQMD operations. This action is to provide the monthly status report on major automation contracts and projects to be initiated by Information Management during the first six months of FY 2011-12. (No Committee Review)

  25. Zero and Near-Zero Emission Technologies and Energy Quarterly Report of Activities Related to Powering Future Vision (PDF, 40kb)
    Greenwald (909) 396-2111
    Mail graphic (pgreenwald@aqmd.gov)
    This report describes the September, October and November 2011 AQMD actions to seek implementation of zero and near-zero emission technologies and energy sources, as needed to attain federal air quality standards. (No Committee Review)

  26. Items Deferred from Consent Calendar

    BOARD CALENDAR


  27. Administrative Committee (PDF, 59kb)
    Wallerstein (909) 396-3131
    Mail graphic (bwallerstein@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Burke
    (Receive & File)

  28. Investment Oversight Committee (PDF, 22kb)
    O’Kelly (909) 396-2828
    Mail graphic (mokelly@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Antonovich
    (Receive & File)

  29. Legislative Committee (PDF, 31kb)
    Abarca (909) 396-3242
    Mail graphic (oabarca@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Carney
    Receive and file; and adopt the following position as recommended:
    Agenda Item Recommendation
    Interview and Recommend  Execution of Contract(s) for Legislative Representation Sacramento, California. Authorize the Chairman  with Gonzalez, Quintana & Hunter for $114,000 and Joe A. Gonsalves & Son for $118,000, respectively, for legislative representation in Sacramento, California.*
    * Less than a quorum was present; the Committee Members concurred that this item be approved by the Board. [Refer to the December 2, 2011 Board Agenda item 2 for additional information on this matter.]

  30. Mobile Source Committee (PDF, 71kb)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Loveridge
    (Receive & File)

  31. Stationary Source Committee (PDF, 58kb)
    Nazemi (909) 396-2662
    Mail graphic (mnazemi1@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Yates
    (Receive & File)

  32. Technology Committee (PDF, 31kb)
    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    Chair: Gonzales
    (Receive & File)

  33. Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (PDF, 572kb)
    Hogo (909) 396-3184
    Mail graphic (hhogo@aqmd.gov)
    Board Liaison: Antonovich
    (Receive & File)

  34. California Air Resources Board Monthly Board Report (PDF, 64kb)
    McDaniel (909) 396-2500
    Mail graphic (smcdaniel@aqmd.gov)
    Rep: Loveridge
    (Receive & File)

  35. Annual Meeting of the Brain & Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation (PDF, 36kb)
    Wiese (909) 396-3460
    Mail graphic (kwiese@aqmd.gov)
    This item is to conduct the annual meeting of the Brain & Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation. The Foundation staff will present an annual report detailing the research supported by the Foundation over the past year, the Foundation's plans for the future, and a financial report.

    Staff Presentation/Board Discussion

  36.  Role of Electric Utilities in Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness
    (No Written Material)

    Liu (909) 396-2105
    Mail graphic (cliu@aqmd.gov)
    At the November 4, 2011 Board meeting, Board members raised concerns regarding the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure readiness and the current rate structure for electric vehicle offered by the utilities. In order to get direct information from the utilities, the Board directed staff to invite representatives from Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and San Diego Gas and Electric to the December 2, 2011 Board meeting to address issues related to PEV charging infrastructure. These three utilities will present information on their PEV rate structures, infrastructure readiness activities, especially in communities with large projected PEV demand and areas with older electricity assets, such as transformers, and their efforts to incentivize infrastructure deployment. (No Committee Review)

  37. SCAG Draft 2012 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy
    (No Written Material)
    Chang (909) 396-3186
    Mail graphic (echang@aqmd.gov)
    At its November 4, 2011 meeting, the Board requested that AQMD staff invite SCAG staff to provide a report on the Draft 2012 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS). The 2012 RTP/SCS will be a key building block of the 2012 AQMP. (No Committee Review)


PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – (Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.3)

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 – (No Written Material)
Wiese (909) 396-3460
Mail graphic (kwiese@aqmd.gov)
It is necessary for the Board to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a) to confer with its counsel regarding pending litigation which has been initiated formally and to which the District is a party. The actions are:

  • California Communities Against Toxics, et al. v. U.S. EPA, et al., U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 11-71127;

  • Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Case No. 09-01151, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 09-17765;

  • Southern California Gas Company v. SCAQMD, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS122004;

  • W. M. Barr & Company, Inc. v. SCAQMD, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS127359;

  • Association of Irritated Residents v. EPA, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case Nos. 09-71383 and 09-71404;

  • Flashberg, et al. v. Dublin, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC463159;

  • Our Children’s Earth Foundation v. SCAQMD and Barry Wallerstein, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BS133917; and

  • Association of American Railroads, et al. v. South Coast Air Quality Management District, et al, U.S. District Court, Central, Case No. CV06-1416 JFW (PLAx).


It is also necessary for the Board to recess to closed session under Government Code section 54956.9(c) to consider initiation of litigation (two cases).

In addition, it is also necessary for the Board to recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6 to confer regarding upcoming labor negotiations with:
  • designated representatives regarding represented employee salaries and benefits or other mandatory subjects within the scope of representation [Negotiator: William Johnson; Represented Employees: Teamsters Local 911 & SCAQMD Professional Employees Association].

ADJOURNMENT

***PUBLIC COMMENTS***

Members of the public are afforded an opportunity to speak on any listed item before or during consideration of that item. Please notify the Clerk of the Board, (909) 396-2500, if you wish to do so. All agendas are posted at AQMD Headquarters, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. At the end of the agenda, an opportunity is also provided for the public to speak on any subject within the AQMD's authority. Speakers may be limited to three (3) minutes each.

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 Public Comments 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, provided 25 copies are presented to the Clerk of the Board. Electronic submittals to cob@aqmd.gov of 10 pages or less including attachment, in MS WORD, plain or HTML format will also be accepted by the Board and made part of the record if received no later than 5:00 p.m., on the Tuesday prior to the Board meeting.


ACRONYMS

AQIP = Air Quality Investment Program
AVR = Average Vehicle Ridership
BACT = Best Available Control Technology
Cal/EPA = California Environmental Protection Agency
CARB = California Air Resources Board
CEMS = Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
CE-CERT = College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology
CNG = Compressed Natural Gas
CO = Carbon Monoxide
CPI = Consumer Price Index
CTG = Control Techniques Guideline
DERA= Diesel Emissions Reduction Act
EV = Electric Vehicle
FY = Fiscal Year
GHG = Greenhouse Gas
HRA = Health Risk Assessment
IAIC = Interagency AQMP Implementation Committee
IGA = Intergovernmental Affairs
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
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
PAMS = Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations
PAR = Proposed Amended Rule
PM10 = Particulate Matter 10 microns
PM2.5 = Particulate Matter < 2.5 microns
PR = Proposed Rule
RFP = Request for Proposals
RFQ = Request for Quotations
RTC = RECLAIM Trading Credit
SCAG = Southern California Association of Governments
SIP = State Implementation Plan
SOx = Oxides of Sulfur
SULEV = Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
TCM = Transportation Control Measure
ULEV = Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
U.S. EPA = United States Environmental Protection Agency
VMT = Vehicle Miles Traveled
VOC = Volatile Organic Compound
ZEV = Zero Emission Vehicle