BPC Prepares to Engage on AB-617

In 2017, the California State Legislature passed AB-617 and in effect established the Community Air Protection Program (CAPP), which aims to mitigate air quality related health risks at the community level. In accordance with CAPP, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) will be submitting its final selections for candidate communities for consideration to the California Air […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Air Quality

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING Regulatory and Industry Impacts on Air Quality 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Monday, March 26 Port of Oakland Board Room Oakland, CA Please join us for Bay Planning Coalition’s first Expert Briefing on Air Quality – an afternoon of dialogue addressing the changing landscape of air quality regulation; the proposed regulatory goals and the […]

CARB: Presentation posted for public workshop

Presentation posted for public workshop to discuss proposed amendments to the California warranty and maintenance regulations for on-road heavy-duty vehicles. The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) has posted the presentation and additional handouts for the Heavy Duty Vehicle (HDV) emission warranty and maintenance regulations workshop on January 12, 2018. Date:            Friday, January 12, 2018 Time:            […]

California Air Resources Board: Workshops on Amendments to At-Berth Regulation

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) staff have posted an agenda and the presentation for the August 28, 2017 and September 7, 2017 workshops concerning proposed regulatory amendments to the Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Auxiliary Diesel Engines Operated on Ocean-Going Vessels At-Berth in a California Port (At-Berth Regulation). Agenda: https://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/shorepower/meetings/082817/082817agenda.pdf Presentation:https://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/shorepower/meetings/082817/082817pres.pdf For more […]

The Future of California’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation

This week, BPC staff attended a dinner meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, featuring a presentation by Richard Corey, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Mr. Corey gave an insightful presentation on how California’s air quality and greenhouse gas regulations have shaped our economy thus far, and the direction of […]