ARB-Accredited Verification Bodies

This page last reviewed March 21, 2013


The following verification body and individual verifiers are accredited to perform verification services for greenhouse gas emissions data reports.  Verification bodies that do not directly employ sector-specific verifiers are allowed to hire a subcontractor to fulfill the role of a sector specialist, if required.  If this verification body does not directly employ a sector specialist required to verify your emissions data report, please contact the following individual for more information.


Executive Order Verification Body Name and Address Contact Information
H-13-013
First accredited 1/26/2010
Valid through 3/21/2016
Eastern Research Group, Inc.
10860 Gold Center Drive, Suite 275
Rancho Cordova CA 95670
Paula Fields
916-635-6593
paula.fields@erg.com
www.erg.com

Eastern Research Group, Inc. has the following sector-specific verifiers:

Verifier NameQualificationOil and Gas SpecialistProcess Emissions SpecialistTransactions Specialist
Paula Fields
Lead Verifier

Gopi Manne
Verifier
YesYes
Martinus E. Wolf
Lead Verifier
Yes
Individual verifier Executive Orders are available here.

“Oil and gas systems specialist” means a verifier accredited to meet the requirements of section 95131(a)(2) for providing verification services to operators petroleum refineries, hydrogen production units or facilities, and petroleum and natural gas systems listed in section 95101(e).

“Process emissions specialist” means a verifier accredited to meet the requirements of section 95131(a)(2) for providing verification services to operators of facilities engaged in cement production, glass production, lime manufacturing, pulp and paper manufacturing, iron and steel production, and nitric acid production.

“Transactions specialist” means a verifier accredited to meet the requirements of section 95131(a)(2) for providing verification services to electric power entities; suppliers of petroleum products and biofuels; suppliers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and liquefied petroleum gas; and suppliers of carbon dioxide.

For questions regarding verification, please email ghgverify@arb.ca.gov.
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