Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program Meetings

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Meetings, Activities, and Workshops

2014 LCFS Re-Adoption Letters
 
November 20, 2014Public Workshop to discuss updates to indirect land use change (iLUC) values.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Thursday, November 20, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

November 13, 2014Public Workshop to discuss updates on specific proposed revisions.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Thursday, November 13, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Byron Sher Auditorium, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-121K)
  • LCFS Workshop Presentation (PDF-784K) and Handout (PDF-698K)
  • Handout 1: Crude Oil (PDF-521K)
  • Handout 2: Reporting and Recordkeeping (PDF-229K)
  • Handout 3: Enforcement Provisions (PDF-104K)
  • Additional Crude Documents
    1. OPGEEv1.1 Draft D (XLSM-1M
    1. OPGEE Model Documentation (PDF-3M
    2. Draft MCON Inputs Spreadsheet for Crude Lookup Table (XLXS-2.6M)
    3. Draft MCON Inputs Spreadsheet  for 2010 Baseline (XLSX-2M)
  • Released 11/13/2014: Calculation of Proposed Energy Economy Ratio (EER) for Electric Buses (PDF-135KNew
October 27, 2014Public Workshop to discuss compliance scenarios and cost containment.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Monday, October 27, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Byron Sher Auditorium, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-151K)
  • Compliance Curves and Cost Containment: Presentation (PDF-717K) and Black & White Handout (PDF-694K)
September 29, 2014Public Workshop to discuss refinery investment provisions and indirect land use change (ILUC) values.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Monday, September 29, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-491K)
  • Handout: Refinery Investment Provisions (PDF-164K)
  • Refinery Investment Provisions: Presentation (PDF-321K) and Black & White Handout (PDF-57K)
  • Indirect Land Use Change Presentation in Black & White (PDF-1.6M) - in Color (PDF-1.2M)
  • Released 10/03/2014: GTAP Model Used for ARB iLUC Analysis posted on Purdue Website: 

    https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=4577

  • Released 10/03/2014: Programs to facilitate integrating GTAP land cover outputs into the AEZ-EF model 
    1. Sample GTAP Results (XLSX-496K)
    1. Land Use Change Output Results (ZIP-1.6M)
  • Released 10/06/2014: Papers used by WRI to develop water contrained regions matrix
    1. Aquedict Global Maps 2.1: Constructing Decision-Relevant Global Water Risk Indicators (PDF-2M)
    1. A Weighted Aggregation of Spatially Distinct Hydrological Indicators (PDF-5M)
September 25, 2014Public Workshop to discuss low-carbon-intensity fuel availability.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Thursday, September 25, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

August 22, 2014Public Workshop to discuss the proposed updates to the GREET2.0 model.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Friday, August 22, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

August 12, 2014The next Low Carbon Fuel Standard Sustainability Workgroup meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014.  A tentative agenda includes a discussion on accomplishments made since last fall as well as a discussion on a path forward.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Tuesday, August 12, 2014
TIME:           9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   Conference Room 550

ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                    1001 "I" Street
                    Sacramento, California 95814

The meeting will also be available via teleconference and webinar.  To call in by telephone, see details below:

 

You may participate by teleconference by dialing 888-324-7117 (for domestic) or

1-630-395-0255 (for international), then giving the participant code:  9394041, and leader name:  Mr. Mike Waugh.  Please note that if you call internationally, it is a toll call.

If you choose to participate via webinar, please register at the following website:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/356073161

If prompted, the webinar ID is:  356-073-161

July 10, 2014Public Workshop to discuss draft regulation language for refinery and crude oil provisions and for regulated party provisions.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Thursday, July 10, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-558K)
  • LCFS Workshop Presentation (PDF-383K) and Handout (PDF-298K)
  • Handout 1: Refinery and Crude Oil (PDF-790K)
  • Handout 2: Regulated Party Provisions (PDF-417K)
  • Additional Crude Documents
    1. OPGEEv1.1 Draft C (XLSM-1M
    1. Model Documentation for OPGEEv1.1 Draft C (PDF-3M
    2. Draft MCON Inputs for Crude Lookup Table (XLXS-2.5M)
    3. Draft MCON Inputs for 2010 Baseline (XLSX-2M)
    4. Draft Calculation for 2010 Baseline (PDF-185K)
May 30, 2014Public Workshop to discuss updates on specific proposed revisions to the LCFS regulation, including draft regulatory language as developed to date.  Furthermore, staff will discuss a joint environmental analysis for both the LCFS regulation and the Alternative Diesel Fuel regulation.  Staff will solicit stakeholder feedback during and after the workshop.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Friday, May 30, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-145K)
  • LCFS Workshop Presentation (PDF-461K) and Handout (PDF-434K)
  • Handout 1: Current Regulatory Table of Contents (PDF-75K) and Proposed Regulatory Table of Contents (PDF-83K)
  • Handout 2: Fuel Pathways (PDF-405K)
  • Handout 3: Electricity and Hydrogen (PDF-341K)
  • Handout 4: Credit Transaction (PDF-190K)
  • Handout 5: Reporting and Recordkeeping (PDF-320K)
  • Handout 6: Enforcement (PDF-203K)
April 18, 2014Public Workshops to discuss refinery and crude oil provisions and to discuss proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements, LCFS credit provisions, and enforcement provisions. Staff will solicit stakeholder feedback during both workshops.

The meetings will be held at the following times and location:

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Refinery and Crude Oil Provisions Workshop)
          1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Reporting and Enforcement Provisions Workshop)
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-404K)
  • Refinery and Crude Oil Provisions Workshop (Morning)
    1. Refinery Presentation (PDF-462K) and Handouts (PDF-373K)
    1. Crude Presentation (PDF-432K) and Handouts (PDF-352K)
    2. DRAFT Language on Innovative Crude Production (PDF-215K)
    3. DRAFT Innovative Method Emissions Reduction Estimator (XLSX-215K)
  • Reporting and Enforcement Provisions Workshop (Afternoon) Presentation (PDF-295K) and Handouts (PDF-213K)
April 4, 2014Public Workshops to discuss proposed revisions to the process by which the fuel pathways appearing in Tables 6 and 7 of the LCFS regulation are generated and to discuss the design of a cost containment provision. Staff will solicit stakeholder feedback during both workshops.

The meetings will be held at the following times and location:

DATE: Friday, April 4, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Fuel Pathways/Producer Facility Registration)
          1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Cost Containment)
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-57K)
  • Morning: Fuel Pathways and Producer Facility Registration Presentation- Color (PDF-669K) - Black and White (PDF-229K)
  • Afternoon: Cost Containment Presentation - Color (PDF-74K) - Black and White (PDF-78K)
March 11, 2014Public Workshops to discuss general updates to the LCFS regulation and updates to the indirect land use change (iLUC) values. Staff will solicit stakeholder feedback during both workshops.

The meetings will be held at the following times and location:

DATE: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (LCFS Workshop)
          1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (iLUC Workshop)
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                  1001 "I" Street
                  Sacramento, California 95814

June 20, 2013Public Workshops to discuss the refinery-specific incremental deficit option and low-complexity/low-energy-use refinery provisions. During the workshops, we will discuss regulatory changes for the LCFS regulation and solicit stakeholder feedback.

The meetings will be held at the following times and location:

DATE: Thursday, June 20, 2013
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Proposed Refinery-Specific Incremental Deficit Option)
          1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Proposed Low-Complexity/Low-Energy-Use Refinery Provisions)
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 "I" Street
 Sacramento, California 95814
  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-100K)
  • Refinery-Specific Incremental Deficit Workshop
  • Low-Complexity/Low-Energy-Use Refinery Provisions Workshop
May 24, 2013Public Workshop to discuss proposed amendments to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation. During the workshop, we will discuss regulatory changes for the LCFS regulation and solicit stakeholder feedback.

The meeting will be held at the following times and location:

DATE: Friday, May 24, 2013
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 "I" Street
 Sacramento, California 95814
  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF)
  • REVISED: ARB Staff Presentation (PDF), Handout (PDF)
  • Discussion Paper for Cost Containment Provisions (PDF)
May 16, 2013The next Low Carbon Fuel Standard Sustainability Workgroup meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2013.  A tentative agenda includes a brief presentation on the Cap and Trade and Mandatory Reporting Regulation verfication program design as well as continuing discussions on practical implemention of sustainability provisions.  

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Thursday, May 16, 2013
TIME:           9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   Conference Room 550

ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                    1001 "I" Street
                    Sacramento, California 95814

The meeting will also be available via teleconference and webinar.  To call in by telephone, see details below:

You may participate by teleconference by dialing 800-619-4043 (for domestic) or  

1-212-547-0420 (for international), give the participant code: 5138043, and leader name:  Mr. Mike Waugh.  Please note that if you call internationally, it is a toll call.

If you choose to participate via webinar, please register at the following website:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/884570753

April 4, 2013The next Low Carbon Fuel Standard Sustainability Workgroup meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2013.  A tentative agenda includes a presentation on cost analyses and carbon intensity signals progress as well as continuing discussions on practical implemention of sustainability provisions.  

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Thursday, April 4, 2013

TIME:           9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
LOCATION:   Conference Room 550 
ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building 
                    1001 "I" Street 
                    Sacramento, California 95814

The meeting will also be available via teleconference and webinar.  To call in by telephone, see details below:

You may participate by teleconference by dialing 888-566-5917 (for domestic) or  

1-773-756-4801 (for international), give the participant code: 60285, and leader name:  Mr. Mike Waugh.  Please note that if you call internationally, it is a toll call.

 If you choose to participate via webinar, please register at the following website:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/995208232

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF 58kb)
  • Staff Presentation (PDF 516kb)
  • Carbon Intensity as Function of Certification Cost Spreadsheet (PDF 37kb)
April 3, 2013The Proposed LCFS Electricity Provisions and Regulatory Clean-Up Language Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2013 to discuss the proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard electricity provisions and regulatory clean-up language.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Wednesday, April 3, 2013
TIME:           9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
LOCATION:   Coastal Hearing Room
ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building 
                    1001 "I" Street 
                    Sacramento, California 95814

March 5, 2013The first LCFS Regulatory Amendments Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, 2013 to discuss proposed amendments to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation and a workshop to discuss revisions to the Oil Production Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimator (OPGEE) Model.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Tuesday, March 5, 2013
TIME:           9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Proposed LCFS Revisions)
                    1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Proposed OPGEE Revisions)
LOCATION:   Sierra Hearing Room
ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                    1001 "I" Street
                    Sacramento, California 95814

February 15, 2013Electricity Workgroup Meeting to continue discussion on the concept to include electricity from fixed guideway transportation in the LCFS program, and to present a concept to include electric forklifts in the LCFS program.

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, February 15, 2013
Location: Conference Room 550 - 5th Floor
Address: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 "I" Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
February 12, 2013The next Low Carbon Fuel Standard Sustainability Workgroup meeting is scheduled for
Tuesday, February 12, 2013.  A tentative agenda includes a speaker presentation on
the Catchlight Energy project and continuing discussions on the practical implementation of sustainability provisions.  The Catchlight Energy project's mission is to commercialize the large-scale production of liquid transportation fuels from forest-based resources.

The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

DATE:          Tuesday, February 12, 2013
TIME:           9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   Conference Room 550
ADDRESS:   Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
                    1001 "I" Street
                    Sacramento, California 95814

The meeting will also be available via teleconference and webinar.  To call in by telephone, see details below:

You may participate by teleconference by dialing 888-947-9962 (for domestic) or 1-210-234-0039 (for international), give the participant code: 38804347, and leader name: Mr. Mike Waugh.  Please note that if you call internationally, it is a toll call.

If you choose to participate via webinar, please register at the following website:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/180897161

If prompted, the webinar ID is:  180-897-161
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