California Department of Transportation


Last Updated: Friday, February 3, 2012 12:03 PM

Statewide Conformity Working Group
September 22, 2005 Meeting

Draft Agenda

10:30 Welcome; introductions; housekeeping; agenda review

10:40 Public Comment

10:50 FHWA Updates

  • Followup items from May meeting
    • Resolution of FSTIP issues; Stanislaus lockdown resolution
    • Staff assignments list
    • Conformity checklists (in General Announcements section of website)
    • Tahoe status (conformity determination done 9/14/05!)
  • TEA-21 Reauthorization
    • Planning
    • Conformity
    • CMAQ
    • Other issues
  • Financial Constraint Guidance Memo
  • PM2.5 Conformity Workshop Recap
  • FHWA/Caltrans/UCD Qualitative PM10 Hot Spot procedure

11:20 US EPA Updates

  • Followup items from May meeting
    • Imperial County
  • Recent EPA SIP Actions (emission budget adequacy, approvals, sanctions clocks, etc.)
  • Maintenance SIPs for 8-hour ozone attainment/unclassified areas – CMAQ issue
  • Hot/Upcoming Conformity/Transportation issues
    • 8 hr ozone
    • PM2.5

11:45 Lunch Break

1:15 ARB Updates

  • EMFAC update
  • Regional SIP development updates (N. Calif., So. Calif.)
  • Rail Yard emissions, and railroad emission issues in general (ARB/RR MOU)

2:00 Status of Transportation and Air Quality Planning in California

  • Near Term Air Quality Plans – Area Representatives
  • RTP and TIP Updates and Amendments – Area Representatives
  • CO Protocol update
  • Construction and Toxics impacts – effects on regional planning and projects

3:00 Information sharing

  • Staff changes, meeting locations, other administrative matters
  • Chair for 2006

3:30 Adjournment