Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program Meetings Archives

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Meetings, Activities, and Workshops in 2008
December 2, 2008

Public Meeting to discuss the LCFS environmental and economic analyses, update to the draft regulatory language, and fuel lifecycle pathways. The meeting will be held at:

Time : 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location : Cal/EPA Headquarters Building - Room: Sierra Auditorium
1001 "I" St - Sacramento CA 95814 - (This meeting will be webcast )

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-147k)
  • Staff Contact for the LCFS Regulations (PDF-11k)
  • ARB Staff Documents:
    • Changes to the Draft Regulation for the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PDF-196k) (as of December 1, 2008)
    • Proposed Economic Analysis for the LCFS (PDF-35k)
    • Proposed Environmental Analysis Workplan for the LCFS (PDF-30k)
  • ARB Staff Presentations:
  • Other Presentations:
    • "Comments on ARB October 16 Land Use Emission Estimates" by Air Improvement Resource (on behalf of Renewable Fuels Association ) (PDF-21k)
    • "A Discussion of Indirect Effects In General Terms" by New Fuels Alliance (PDF-361k)
October 16, 2008

Public Meeting to discuss the LCFS draft policy framework and the status to assess indirect land use impacts for alternative fuels. The meeting will be held at:

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building - Room: Byron Sher Auditorium
1001 "I" St - Sacramento CA 95814 - (This meeting will be webcast )

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-148k)
  • Draft Regulation for the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PDF-200k) (as of October 16, 2008)
  • ARB Staff Presentations:
    • Low Carbon Fuel Standard Workshop: Review of the Draft Regulation (PDF-120k)
    • Life Cycle Analysis and Land Use Change Effects (PDF-97k)
    • Requirements for Multimedia Evaluation and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) (PDF-24k)
  • Supporting Document: "Supporting Documentation for the Draft Regulation for the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard" (PDF-627k)
October 10, 2008

Cancellation of the meeting previously scheduled on October 10, 2008 to discuss questions and comments on the draft preliminary analysis released on September 9, 2008, which compares the full fuel-cycle Greenhouse Gas emission of CNG, LNG, and diesel. The draft was conducted as part of our effort to develop a LCFS regulation. The following documents are used in the draft analysis:

Staff is seeking comments about the above draft documents. Please submit your comments by October 24, 2008.

June 30, 2008

Public workshop to discuss topics concerning the development of staff's proposal for a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The Life cycle Analysis Working Group will be providing updates and seeking comments from stakeholders.

LCFS Life cycle Analysis Working Group 1

Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 p.m.
Group Leader: Anil Prabhu
(916) 327-1501
Location : Cal/EPA Headquarters Building - Room: Byron Sher Auditorium
1001 "I" St - Sacramento CA 95814 - (This meeting will be webcast )

  • Recheduled Meeting Notice (PDF-85k)
  • Presentations:
    • ARB Staff: (PDF-115k)
    • U.S EPA: "Overview of EPA Life Cycle Modeling for EISA" (PDF-26k)
    • Purdue University: by Tom Hertel
      • "Implications of U.S Biofuels Production for Global Land Use" (PDF-2.08 mb)
      • "What is GTAP? (Global Trade Analysis Project)" (PDF-138k)
May 9, 2008

Public workshop to discuss topics concerning the development of staff's proposal for a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The Lifecycle Analysis Working Group and the Compliance and Enforcement Working Group will be providing updates and seeking comments from stakeholders.

1) LCFS Lifecycle Analysis Working Group 1
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
Group Leader: Anil Prabhu
(916) 327-1501


2) LCFS Compliance and Enforcement Working Group 2
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Group Leader: Jing Yuan
(916) 322-8875

Location : Cal/EPA Headquarters Building - Room: Sierra Hearing Room
1001 "I" St - Sacramento CA 95814 - (This meeting will be webcast )

March 25, 2008

Public workshop to provide materials related to early draft regulatory language and information on fuel pathways of Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: California Energy Commission - Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth St - Sacramento CA 95814 - This meeting will be webcast

March 18, 2008

GREET Seminar presented by Michael Wang from Argonne National Laboratory .
Sponsored by the U.S Department of Energy (DOE).

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: ARB Monitoring and Laboratory Division
Room: Conference Room North - 1st floor
1927 13th St. - Sacramento - CA 95814
The venue and sign-up procedure for the seminar has been changed. 60 seats are available on the first come first serve basis . Please see the notice for the sign-up procedure (PDF-11k)

February 14, 2008

CA-GREET Model Training

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: California Energy Commission - Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth St - Sacramento CA 95814

January 18, 2008

The working group meeting is scheduled as following: (This meeting has been canceled)

LCFS Policy and Regulatory Working Group 3
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m. (lunch break 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Phone: (916) 324-0340
Group Leader: Christina Zhang-Tillman
Location : Cal/EPA Building - Room CR550 (5th Floor)
1001 I St - Sacramento - CA 95814

January 17, 2008

The working group meeting is scheduled as following:

LCFS Lifecycle Analysis Working Group 1
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m.
Group Leader: Anil Prabhu
(916) 327-1501
Location : Cal/EPA Building - Room CR550 (5th Floor)
1001 I St - Sacramento - CA 95814

  • Meeting Notice (PDF-10k) - Agenda (PDF-9k)
  • GREET Training Agenda (PDF-90k)  
  • Co-product Credit draft spreadsheets provided by Life Cycle Associates
  • Land Use Impacts analysis by UC Berkeley  
    • Memorandum: RE: Greenhouse Gases Emissions from Indirect Land Use Change (PDF-43k)
    • Land Use Change Calculation spreadsheet (XLS-114k)
    • Presentation:  " Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Indirect Land Use Change"   - in color (PDF-278k) , in black and white (PDF-307k)
  • Possible Feedstock Fuel Pathways to be considered for the LCFS (PDF-124k)
  • Input Values of GREET Model currently used in AB-1007 Analysis for CaRFG (PDF-20k)
  • Presentations:
January 7, 2008

The working group meeting is scheduled as following:

LCFS Compliance and Enforcement Working Group 2
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Group Leader: Jing Yuan
(916) 322-8875
Location : ARB Monitoring & Laboratory Division
Conference Room MLD-North (1st floor)
1927 13th St. Sacramento CA 95814

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