Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee

Sept. 21, 2018
Klamath Room
California Environmental Protection Agency
2nd Floor, Room 540C
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PDT


IEMAC Members:
Dallas Burtraw, Chair
Ann Carlson, Vice Chair
Danny Cullenward
Quentin Foster
Meredith Fowlie

Observer: Ross Brown

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, introductions and meeting purpose
  2. Approval of June 20 meeting transcript and summary
  3. California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) report – Ashley Conrad-Saydah
  4. California Air Resources Board (CARB) presentation on proposed cap and trade amendments for price ceiling, offsets, allowance allocation and other topics relevant to sub-committee work – Rajinder Sahota
  5. IEMAC Chair presentation on IEMAC report process
  6. Sub-committee reports (including a one hour break for lunch at noon or as convenient)
    a. Price ceiling: Quentin Foster and Dallas Burtraw
    b. Interactions between policies: Dallas Burtraw and Ann Carlson
    c. Environmental justice: Quentin Foster and Meredith Fowlie
    d. Offsets: Ann Carlson and Danny Cullenward
    e. Leakage: Meredith Fowlie and Danny Cullenward
    f. Over-supply of allowances: Danny Cullenward and Dallas Burtraw
    g. Report introductory matter and framing: Dallas Burtraw and Ann Carlson
  7. General discussion of IEMAC report to the legislature and CARB, including next steps to complete the report
  8. General public comment
  9. Adjournment

Accessibility at CalEPA:
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Security at CalEPA:
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