AMENDMENTS TO THE LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD REGULATION

This page last reviewed November 27, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD REGULATION

(December 16, 2011)


Public Comments

FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on November 26, 2012. The regulation became effective on November 26, 2012. 


  • OAL Notice of Approval (PDF - 10.39M)
  • Final Regulation Order -  Adopt sections 95480.2, 95480.3, 95480.4, and 95480.5; Amend sections 95480.1, 95481, 95482, 95484, 95485, 95486, 95488, and 95490, title 17, California Code of Regulations (PDF - 544K)
    • El-Houjeiri, H.M. and A.R. Brandt, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University (September 4, 2012), “Oil Production Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimator (OPGEE) Model Version 1.0”  (MS EXCEL- 653K) (MS EXCEL- 320K)
    • El-Houjeiri, H.M. and A.R. Brandt, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University (August 22, 2012, v1.0), “Oil Production Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimator (OPGEE) Model Version 1.0, User guide & Technical documentation”   (PDF- 2.37MB) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 27, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California‑Modified GREET Pathway for California  Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) from Average Crude Refined in California”  (PDF- 45K) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 28, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California‑Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG)”  (PDF- 9K) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 28, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) from Average Crude Refined in California” (PDF- 19K) 

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL 

Posted October 11, 2012

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on October 10, 2012.  OAL has until November 26, 2012 to make a determination.


A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.


HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES 

Posted September 17, 2012

Third Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents and Information Deadline to Submit Public Comment: October 2, 2012 (PDF- 52K)

  • Attachment 1: Third 15-Day Modified Regulation Order (PDF- 626K) 
  • Additional Documents Added to the Record
    • El-Houjeiri, H.M. and A.R. Brandt, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University (September 4, 2012), “Oil Production Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimator (OPGEE) Model Version 1.0”  (MS EXCEL- 653K) (MS EXCEL- 320K)
    • El-Houjeiri, H.M. and A.R. Brandt, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University (August 22, 2012, v1.0), “Oil Production Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimator (OPGEE) Model Version 1.0, User guide & Technical documentation”   (PDF- 2.37MB) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 27, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California‑Modified GREET Pathway for California  Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) from Average Crude Refined in California”  (PDF- 45K) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 28, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California‑Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG)”  (PDF- 9K) 
    • Supplement Version 2.0 (September 12, 2012) to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 28, 2009, v.2.1), “Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) from Average Crude Refined in California”  (PDF- 19K) 

Posted August 9, 2012

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text, Deadline to Submit Public Comment: August 24, 2012 (PDF- 22K)

  • Attachment 1: Second 15-Day Modified Regulation Order (PDF- 31K)

Posted April 10, 2012

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text, Deadline to Submit Public Comment: April 25, 2012 (PDF- 30K) 

Attachment 1:  Resolution 11-39 (PDF - 641K)

      • Attachment B: Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal, presented at the December 16, 2011 public hearing. (PDF - 25K)

Attachment 2:  Modified Regulation Order (PDF- 369K) 



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted November 15, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing Date Change  (PDF - 18K)

Posted October 26, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing  (PDF - 68K)
Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR)   ( PDF - 857K)
  • Appendix A:  Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 518K)
  • Appendix B:  Summary of Low Carbon Fuel Standard 2011 First Quarter Data  (PDF - 146K)>
  • Appendix C:  Calculation Methodology for the Baseline Crude Average Carbon Intensity Value (PDF - 71K)
  • Appendix D: Supplement to “Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 27, 2009, v.2.1), Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) from Average Crude Refined in California”  (PDF - 98K)
  • Appendix E: Supplement to Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 28, 2009, v.2.1), Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) from Average Crude Refined in California” (PDF - 14K)
  • Appendix F: Supplement to “Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board (February 27, 2009, v.2.1), Detailed California-Modified GREET Pathway for California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG)”  (PDF - 97K)
  • Appendix G:  Credit Transfer Form and Credit Allocation Form  (PDF - 181K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2011
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