California Department of Transportation

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Statewide Conformity Working Group
September 23, 2009 Teleconference


10:00 Welcome; introductions; housekeeping; agenda review

10:10 Public Comment on matters not on the agenda

10:20 Federal Updates

  • 10:20-11:00: EPA HQ/OTAQ discussion of PM quantitative analysis guidance
    (For those not on the group email list, please contact ((916) 653-0158) to get a copy of EPA's draft discussion paper.)
  • 11:00-11:15: ARB discussion of EMFAC guidance being prepared to incorporate into EPA PM guidance
  • 11:15-11:30: EPA discussion of other SIP and conformity matters:
    • Ozone standard reconsideration (handout - PDF file)
    • NAAQS table (handout - PDF file)
    • Transportation Conformity Rule restructuring NPRM
    • PM Standard Amendments Final Rule and related process
  • 11:30-12:00: FHWA, EPA, and/or FTA: other Federal issues

12:00 Lunch Break


1:00 Project-Level Analysis

  • CO Protocol: no updates funded this Fiscal Year
  • PM Analysis: further discussion of project-level PM conformity analysis issues
  • Isolated Rural PM Analysis - regional and project-level issues

1:30 Status of Transportation and Air Quality Planning in California

2:45 Information sharing

  • Next meeting - March 2010

3:00 Adjournment


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