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AAQTF Meetings 2008-2010

2010 September, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

North Carolina

Federal Register Notice of Meeting
Agenda
Meeting Minutes 9/29/2010
Meeting Minutes 9/30/2010

Invited Presentations

Welcome and NRCS Air Quality Issues in North Carolina (2,383 KB)
EPA Update, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS-2) (416 KB)
NAAQS Implementation Issues (116 KB)
Source Apportionment (566 KB)
NAAQS Review Updates (446 KB)
Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Update and Retrofitting Agricultural Engines (1,586 KB)
PM Sampling Issues (2,041 KB)
Ambient Air Sampling for Particulate Matter (1,152 KB)
Climate Action Reserve (367 KB)
USDA Climate Change Update (882 KB)
Technical Working Group on Agricultural Greenhouse Gasses (T-AGG) Update (4,338 KB)

Agency Overview, Issues, and Priorities

Natural Resources Conservation Service (96 KB)
Forest Service (39 KB)
Agricultural Research Service (39 KB)

Subcommittee Materials

Agricultural Equipment: Recommendations (1,327 KB)
Air Quality Standards:  Report and Recommendations (285 KB)
Greenhouse Gasses and Bioenergy:  Recommendations (11 KB)
Livestock and Poultry:  Report and Recommendations (98 KB)

Livestock and Poultry Air Emissions Workshop

Workshop Agenda (49 KB)
Livestock & Poultry (L&P) Air Emissions Standardization Workshop (149 KB)
L&P Workshop Welcome and Opening Remarks (19 KB)
Recommended Units and Supporting Data for Standardized Reporting of Air Emissions from Animal Agriculture (227 KB)
Principle #3:  Methodologies and Protocols for Analysis of Raw Data to Minimize Uncertainty of Resultant Aerial Emissions Estimation (568 KB)
Principle #4:  Consistency in Reporting AFO Air Emissions Mitigation Practices (441 KB)
National Air Emissions Monitoring Study Data Analysis Update (501 KB)
Moderating Notes (123 KB)

USDA Farm Energy Audit Initiative

USDA On Farm Energy Audits (526 KB)
Headquarters Agricultural Energy Management Plan Criteria Practice/Activity Code (122) (39 KB)
On Farm Equipment Efficiency Improvements Code 374 (28 KB)
USDA Funding Programs for Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy (37 KB)
Memorandum of Understanding between Rural Development and Natural Resources Conservation Service (52 KB)
Memorandum of Understanding between the USDA and The Center for US Innovation Dairy (111 KB)
Agricultural Energy Management Plans:  Conception to Implementation (241 KB)
NRCS Practices that have the Potential to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuel (94 KB)

2010 March, Tallahassee, Florida

Tall Timbers, Florida

Federal Register Notice of meeting (48 KB)
Agenda (31 KB)
Meeting Minutes(184 KB)

Invited Presentations

Alternatives to EPA's Proposed W126 Secondary Ozone NAAQS (5,487 KB)
Black Carbon: A Primer (4,761 KB)
Dairy Environmental Strategies (7,630 KB)
John Deere Interim Tier 4 Engines (2,086 KB)
PM Sampler Update (17 KB)
Reducing Ammonia Emissions from Poultry Litter (5,728 KB)
Sugarcane Production in South Florida (5,813 KB)
Air Emissions Meeting (293 KB)
USDA Climate Change Activities (120 KB)
Florida Division of Forestry Smoke Report (13,971 KB)
EPA Ozone NAAQS Reconsideration Proposal and PM NAAQS Review (1,489 KB)

Agency Overview, Issues, and Priorities

Natural Resources Conservation Service (684 KB)
Agricultural Research Service (786 KB)
US Forest Service (3,812 KB)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (422 KB)

Subcommittee Materials

AFO Subcommittee Report and Recommendations (17 KB)

2009 September, Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa Sunset

Federal Register Notice of meeting (51 KB)
Agenda (13 KB)

Invited Presentations

Economic Implications of the EPA Analysis of the CAP and Trade Provisions of H.R. 2454 for U.S. Representative Farms (764 KB)
Iowa Farm Bureau - Air Quality in Iowa (1,759 KB)
COMET-VR and COMET-Farm (290 KB)
Quantifying Uncertainty in Air Emissions Measurements (3,331 KB)
Environmental Protection Agency (3,950 KB)
Understanding Your Carbon Footprint (569 KB)
Carbon Footprint and the Dairy Industry (1,967 KB)
Differences in the Chemical Composition of Particulate Matter (PM) by Their Size and its Importance in Ambient Sampling of PM (432 KB)
Overview of AFO Ammonia Emission Mitigation Methods (2,711 KB)
AFO Ammonia Mitigation Options – Part II: for Poultry via System Management & Dietary Manipulation (1,714 KB)
Ecology as a Model for Livestock Production Systems that Avert Air Quality Problems (19,462 KB)
Considerations for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soils (1,434 KB)

Agency Overview, Issues, and Priorities

Natural Resources Conservation Service (562 KB)
Agricultural Research Service (379 KB)
Economic Research Service (379 KB)
US Forest Service (722 KB)

Subcommittee Materials

Air Quality Standards Recommendations (18 KB), Whitepaper (841 KB)
Greenhouse Gases and Bioenergy Recommendations (17 KB)
Livestock and Poultry Recommendations (24 KB)

2009 May, Fresno, California

Fresno, California

Agenda (12 KB)
Federal Register Notice (49 KB)
AAQTF Group Picture (1.5 MB)
Meeting Minutes(164 KB)

Invited Presentations

Process Based Emission Models for Predicting Gaseous Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations (1.4 MB)
Defining the Need for Developing Standardization in Mitigation Testing and Reporting (1 MB)
Lifecycle GHG Results for EISA Analysis (206 KB)
New, Online Agricultural Air Quality Curricula for NRCS and Beyond (1.1 MB)
Toward a Workable Framework for Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Offset Standards (560 KB)
EPA's Office of Air and Radiation Report Out (111 KB)
Prescribed Fire and Exceptional Events - The Evolution of California Ecosystems (1.3 MB)
Estimating PM2.5 Emission Factors (4.6 MB)
California Air Quality Update (258 KB)
Ecosystem Services and Markets (997 KB)
California Agricultural Equipment and Air Quality (943 KB)
EPA CASAC NOx and SOx Committee Update (476 KB)
An Evolving Case Study in Management of Reactive Nitrogen (2.8 MB)
Video - Upslope Transport on the eastside of the Rocky Mountains (48 MB)
Nitrogen: From the Atmosphere to the Dairy and Back Again (2.2 MB)

Agency Overview, Issues, and Priorities

NRCS Programs and Air Quality (267 KB)
ARS Air Quality and Climate Change Research Update (840 KB)

Subcommittee Materials

Air Quality Standards: Recommendations (18 KB), Whitepaper (841 KB)
Greenhouse Gasses and Bioenergy: Recommendations (17 KB)

2008 November, Washington, DC

Creating Conservation Districts

Federal Register Notice of Meeting (5 KB)
Agenda (48 KB)
Meeting Minutes (88 KB)

Invited Presentations

Federal Advisory Committee Act and Ethics (112 KB)
USDA Draft Climate Change Research Plan (661 KB)
California Update on Climate Change and Agriculture (1.1 MB)
Energy, Air Quality and Agriculture (3.1 MB)
Environmental Protection Agency (2.5 MB)

Agency Overview, Issues, and Priorities

Natural Resources Conservation Service (730 KB)
Forest Service (3.5 MB)
Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (5.7 MB)
Economic Research Service (202 KB)
Agricultural Research Service (398 KB)

Subcommittee Materials

Agricultural Equipment: Identified Tasks and Issues (13 KB)
Air Quality Standards: Identified Tasks and Issues (14 KB)
Greenhouse Gasses and Bioenergy: Identified Tasks and Issues (27 KB)
Livestock and Poultry: Identified Tasks and Issues (30 KB)
Reactive Nitrogen: Identified Tasks and Issues (18 KB)