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Statewide Conformity Working Group
October 16, 2012 Teleconference

Preliminary Agenda

   Note: Times are approximate, for general scheduling purposes - they are not "time certain."

9:00 - Welcome; introductions; housekeeping; agenda review

9:05 - Public Comment on matters not on the agenda

9:10 - Federal Updates

  • EPA Regulatory Update including
    • 2008 Ozone Phase 2 Rule
    • VMT Offset
  • NAAQS Review Schedule Update (handout) PDF file - click to get Reader software from Adobe
  • Quantitative Analysis Requirement
  • Conformity for 2008 Ozone Standard
  • Imperial County sanctions Update
    (CA Sanctions Clocks List handout)
  • Significant Litigation & Other Matters
  • Federal Highways & Other Updates

10:15 - ARB updateS

10:30 - Break

10:45 - Caltrans Updates

  • Conformity Status Table update (handout) PDF file - click to get Reader software from Adobe
  • SER Updates & Model Status
  • MAP21 implementation - conformity effects?
    (FHWA website)

11:10 - Status of Air Quality & Transportation Planning in California

  • MPO & Air District status discussion, especially
    • 2008 8-hr ozone areas – issues with conformity processes?
    • SCS & lawsuit issues – do any affect conformity?

11:45 - Information sharing

  • Next meeting - March 2013
  • New chair? (Mike retiring in 2013.)

12:00 PM - Adjourn

 

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