Clean Fuels Outlets - AB1085 Background Materials for Emissions Data and Economic Data

This page last reviewed February 14, 2013

Below, ARB staff have posted background materials, calculations, and models to allow stakeholders to verify the estimates presented in the PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CLEAN FUELS OUTLET REGULATION (CFO) February 13, 2013.

AB 1085 Background: On October 11, 2009, AB 1085 was signed into law and became effective on January 1, 2010. The legislation was subsequently amended by SB 855, which was signed into law and became effective on October 19, 2010, the complete amended text reads:

SECTION 1. It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this act to ensure that the public is provided all of the information relied on by State Air Resources Board staff in proposing the adoption, amendment, or repeal of a regulation, including all information related to, but not limited to, air emissions, public health impacts, and economic impacts. Nothing in this act is intended to supersede the provisions of the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code) or the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code).

SECTION 2. Section 39601.5 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read: 39601.5. (a) The state board shall make available to the public all information described in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 11346.2 of the Government Code, related to, but not limited to, air emissions, public health impacts, and economic impacts, before the comment period for any regulation proposed for adoption by the state board. (b) In meeting the requirement of subdivision (a), the state board shall not release proprietary, confidential, or otherwise legally protected business information. The state board shall release information in aggregated form, where necessary, to protect proprietary, confidential, or otherwise legally protected business information.

The information provided below is separated into Emissions and Economy Impacts for the CFO Regulation.


Emissions Data

  • “CA GREET v1.8b” - Modified California Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model used for CFO greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant emissions calculations
  • “GHG Analysis” - Spreadsheet calculator for hydrogen greenhouse gas and criteria emissions reduction based on CFO Upper and Lower Bound scenarios.
  • “GREET Output” - Output data from CA GREET v1.8b used for CFO GHG and criteria pollutant analyses.

Economic Data




 

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