Peer Review of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program

This page last reviewed July 16, 2015

This page provides information regarding the external peer review. These peer reviews were solicited to comply with California Health and Safety Code section 57004.

Peer Review

May 5, 2015 Peer Review
  • Staff Reports and Materials for Peer Review
    • Cover Page (PDF - 8k)
    • Staff Report #1: Calculating Life Cycle Carbon Intensity Values of Transportation Fuels in California (PDF - 4.2M)
    • Staff Report #2: Calculating Carbon Intensity Values of Crude Oil Supplied to California Refineries (PDF - 4.3M)
    • Staff Report #3: Calculating Carbon Intensity Values from Indirect Land Use Change of Crop-Based Biofuels (PDF - 3.9M)
  • Peer Reviews
    • Peer Review #1: Professor Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta (PDF - 58k)
    • Peer Review #2: Professor Clarens, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Virginia (PDF - 46k)
    • Peer Review #3: Professor Matthews, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (PDF - 94k)
    • Peer Review #4: Professor McCarl, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University (PDF - 45k)
    • Peer Reviewers CV (PDF - 227k)

April 12, 2009: Overview of the Peer Review (PDF - 12k)
  • Peer Review #1: Professor Marr, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech (PDF - 836k)
  • Peer Review #2: Professor Reilly, Sloan School of Management, MIT (PDF - 1.1M)
  • Peer Review #3: Professor Thomas, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech (PDF - 704k)
  • Peer Review #4: Professor Mauzerall, Princeton (PDF - 257k)
  • Peer Reviewers CV (PDF - 3.1M)


May 5, 2015 Peer Review

April 12, 2009 Peer Review



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