Refrigerant Management Program
Businesses in South Coast Air Quality Management District

On December 3, 2010, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) amended Rule 1415 and adopted Rule 1415.1 to be equivalent to the Air Resources Board's Refrigerant Management Program.  Businesses operating within the South Coast Air Quality Management District must register with SCAQMD until registration and reporting is required for the Air Resources Board beginning in 2012 for Large facilities, 2014 for Medium facilities and 2016 for Small facilities.  Below is a chart which provides the schedule for transition from SCAQMD to ARB reporting and registration to assist businesses with compliance.


Facility Type South Coast Rule 1415.1 Registration ARB Refrigerant Management Program Registration
Large Register in 2011
Fee in 2011 based on Rule 306
Register by March 1, 2012
Submit annual report by March 1, 2012
$370 per facility annual fee
Medium Register annually through 2013
Fee through 2013 based on Rule 306
Register by March 1, 2014
Submit annual report by March 1, 2014
$170 per facility annual fee
Small Register annually through 2015
Fee through 2015 based on Rule 306
Register by March 1, 2016
No annual report required
No fee required

Please contact Mr. Rizaldy Calungcagin at RCalungcagin@aqmd.gov or (909) 396-2315 for any questions on Rule 1415.


Join the Refrigerant Management Program email list for updates.
For questions on the rule or to provide feedback, please contact Refrigerant Management Program Staff at (916) 324-2517.
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