Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee

June 20, 2018

Klamath Room, 2nd Floor, Room 540C
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT

Resources for the Future
1616 P Street NW, The Lighthouse Room, Room G27
Washington DC
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT

University of Zurich
Department of Economics
Schönberggasse 1
Zürich, Switzerland
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. CEST

Public Comment:
Members of the public may comment on agenda items before or during the discussion or consideration of the item, consistent with Government Code section 11125.7, subdivision (a).   Members of the public may comment on matters that are not on the agenda during the “General public comment” item at the end of the agenda.


  1. Welcome by California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) Secretary, Matthew Rodriquez
    1. Introductions
  1. CalEPA proposal for Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee (IEMAC) process – Ashley Conrad-Saydah, CalEPA
    1. Meeting format
    2. Report to legislature and California Air Resources Board (CARB)
    3. Meeting schedule
  1. Selection of IEMAC Chair – Ashley Conrad-Saydah, CalEPA
  1. Summary of legal requirements for Committee members – Chris Tiedemann, CalEPA
    1. Bagley-Keene Act
    2. Public Records Act
  1. Overview of California’s climate polices with focus on Cap-and-Trade Program – Rajinder Sahota and Emily Wimberger, CARB
  1. Committee discussion: environmental and economic performance of Cap-and-Trade program and other relevant climate policies
  1. General public comment
  1. Future agenda item requests
  1. Adjournment

Accessibility at CalEPA:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Michelle Sinclair at or at (916) 445-2006. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable staff to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. Hearing-impaired individuals can obtain information by using the California State Relay Service at (888) 877-5378 (TDD).

Security at CalEPA:
All visitors to CalEPA are required to sign in and receive a badge prior to attending any meeting in the building. The Visitor and Environmental Services Center is located just inside and to the left of the public entrance. Valid picture identification may be required due to security requirements. Please allow up to 15 minutes for receiving clearance, and then proceed to the Klamath Room.

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