Archive Activities of Ethanol Program Prior 2000

This page last reviewed March 17, 2010

Air Quality Impacts 

  1. Main Report: Air quality Impacts of the Use of Ethanol in California Reformulated Gasoline (PDF-148k)
    • Main Report Update (12-30-99) (PDF - 180k)
    • Appendix A - Emissions (PDF - 201k) 
      • Attachment A1 - Peer Review of Organic Gas Emission Profiles (PDF - 1,230k)
      • Attachment A2 - Tables of Organic Gas Emission Profiles (PDF - 146k)
      • Attachment A3 - Tables of Organic Gas Profiles from Emission Testing (PDF - 149k) 
    • Appendix B - Photochemical Modeling (PDF - 501k) 
    • Appendix C - Baseline and Future Air Quality Concentrations (PDF - 154k) 
    • Appendix D - Response to Scientific Peer Review and Public Comments (PDF - 94k) 

Emission Profiles

Development of Emission Profiles for CaRFG without MTBE
Review of Organic Gas Speciation Profiles of Exhaust and Evaporative Emissions from Alternate Gasoline Formulations - This review concerned an earlier draft version of the profiles.

Public Meetings

January 18, 2000

Meeting Notice of the California Environmental Policy Council on the Environmental Fate and Transport of Ethanol in Air and Water (Surface and Ground) and Health Effects of Using Ethanol in Gasoline (PDF - 9k) or (DOC - 30k)

December 9, 1999

Meeting to Consider the Approval of a Report on the Air Quality Impacts of the Use of Ethanol as a Substitute for MTBE in Gasoline ( PDF - 10k) or  (DOC - 29k)

  • University of California Scientific Peer Review - (PDF - 86k) or (DOC - 115k) (Posted on December 8, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. PST)
November 10, 1999 Workshop for Ethanol Fate, Transport, and Health Risk Analysis (PDF - 11k) or  (DOC - 26k)

October 4, 1999 Workshop on Environmental Issues and Potential Health Effects of Using Ethanol in Gasoline
July 12, 1999 Public Workshop for Ethanol Fate, Transport, and Health Risk Analysis

References Used in Ethanol Fate and Transport Analysis  (PDF)

Evaluation of Ozone-Forming Potentia l of Elevated Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) Gasoline Containing 10 Volume Percent Ethanol

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Send questions or comments to:

Dean Simeroth, Chief
Criteria Pollutants Branch
Stationary Source Division California Air Resources Board
1011 I St
Sacramento, CA  95814

Phone: (916) 322-6020

California Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG3)