Notice and Agenda for Meeting #1 of the Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Byron Sher Auditorium
California Environmental Protection Agency
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
1 – 5 p.m.

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum – Caroline Godkin, Deputy Secretary for Environmental Policy and Emergency Response
  2. Welcome and Introductions – Caroline Godkin
  3. Presentation on the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act –  Salwa K. Bojack, Attorney, CalEPA
  4. Discussion of Roles, Expectations, and Procedural Questions
    Mohammed Omer, Engineer, DTSC
  5. Discussion of AB 2832 (Ch. 822, Stats. 2018), Current Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Landscape, and Advisory Group Mission – Mohammed Omer
  6. Discussion of Contents of Advisory Group Report – Mohammed Omer
  7. Advisory Group Members Discussion on Lithium-Ion Car Battery Recycling – Caroline Godkin
  8. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
    The Advisory Group may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during the Public Comment section that is not included on this agenda, except whether to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Gov. Code, §§ 11125, 11125.7(a).)
  9. Future Agenda Items and Meeting Dates – Mohammed Omer
  10. Adjournment – Mohammed Omer


For further information about this meeting, please contact Mohammed Omer at (916) 322-2505,, or 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Public Comments:

Discussion and action may be taken on any item on the Advisory Group meeting agenda. This notice and agenda, and any available meeting minutes and materials, can be found on the Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group webpage. The time and order of agenda items are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of the Advisory Group Chair to facilitate the effective transaction of business.

In accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, all meetings of the Advisory Group are open to the public. To watch a webcast of this meeting, visit Public Meeting Live Webcasts. Webcast availability cannot, however, be guaranteed due to limitations on resources or other technical difficulties that may arise. If you wish to participate or to have a guaranteed opportunity to observe, please plan to attend in person.

Government Code section 11125.7 provides the opportunity for the public to address each agenda item during discussion or consideration by the Advisory Group or prior to the Advisory Group taking any action on said item. Members of the public will be provided appropriate opportunities to comment on any issues before the Advisory Group, but the Advisory Group Chair may, at her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak. Individuals may appear before the Advisory Group to discuss items not on the agenda; however, the Advisory Group cannot discuss or take official action on these items during the same meeting. (Gov. Code, §§ 11125, 11125.7(a).)

Accessibility at CalEPA:

Advisory Group meetings are open to the public and are held in barrier free facilities that are accessible to those with physical disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, or if you require documents be made available in an alternate format or another language or require an interpreter at the hearing, please contact Mohammed Omer at (916) 322-2505 or Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled meeting. You may also dial a voice TTY/TDD/Speech-to-Speech Communications Assistant at 7-1-1.

en español

Las reuniones del Grupo Asesor están abiertas al público y se llevan a cabo en instalaciones sin barreras accesibles para las personas con discapacidades físicas de acuerdo con la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA). Si es una persona con una discapacidad que requiere modificaciones o adaptaciones relacionadas con la discapacidad para participar en la reunión, incluidas las ayudas o servicios auxiliares, o si necesita que los documentos estén disponibles en un formato alternativo u otro idioma o requiera un intérprete en la audiencia, comuníquese con Mohammed Omer al (916) 322-2505. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo antes posible, pero al menos diez (10) días hábiles antes de la reunión programada. También puede marcar un asistente de comunicaciones de voz TTY / TDD / voz a voz al 7-1-1.