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Statewide Conformity Working Group
November 2004 Meeting

Final Agenda

10:30 Welcome; introductions; housekeeping; agenda review

10:40 FHWA Updates

  • Update on Status of TEA-21 Reauthorization – Steve Luxenberg
  • Transportation Conformity Checklists – Steve Luxenberg
  • Statewide FSTIP – Jean Mazur
    • Finding
    • Improvements for Next Round

11:00 Shingle Springs Litigation – Janet Brennan

11:10 US EPA Updates

  • Recent EPA Actions (Adequacy, plan approvals) – Karina O’Connor
  • Amendments to Conformity Rule & Litigation – Karina O’Connor
  • 8-hour Implementation Rule / PM2.5 designations – John Kelly
    • 8 hour rule
    • PM designations / implementation rule
  • Conformity SIPs (Guidance) – Karina / John
    • New OTAQ Guidance
    • EPA review / need for future submittals
    • SAFETEA proposal on rule portion of SIP

11:40 Lunch Break

1:00 ARB General Updates

  • CO Maintenance Plan – Dennis Wade
  • 8 Hour ROP / Attainment Plans / Coordination- Kurt Karperos
  • Applicable Budgets Spreadsheet – Doug Ito
  • Statewide Conformity Rule –Dennis Wade
  • CMAQ Methods (PM) - Dennis Wade
  • Activity Development Updates for SIPs: Dennis Wade

1:30 ARB EMFAC Updates

  • EMFAC Workshop – Dennis Wade
  • EMFAC Timing – Dennis Wade
  • Q & A - All

2:15 Status of Transportation and Air Quality Planning in California

  • Near Term Air Quality Plans (Bay Area (1 hr), Sacramento (8 hr), SJV (1 hr)) – Area Representatives
  • RTP and TIP updates for the 8 Hour standard (Approach and Schedule): Jean Mazur & Karina O’Connor, AreaRepresentatives
  • Conformity SIP or TCM Substitution Rule Updates (Any submissions in next year?) – Area Representatives

3:15 Information sharing

3:30 Adjournment