Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Alternative Diesel Fuels Regulation 2018

This page last reviewed November 14, 2018




PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD REGULATION AND TO THE REGULATION ON COMMERCIALIZATION OF ALTERNATIVE DIESEL FUELS



(Hearing Date: April 27, 2018)


Public Comments Received




FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION


This stage has not yet been reached.



ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL


The Final Rulemaking package was submitted was submitted to OAL on November 13, 2018.  OAL will have until December 28, 2018, to make a final determination.

HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES


SECOND PUBLIC HEARING MATERIALS

POSTED OCTOBER 5, 2018

Notice of Decision (PDF - 2.3MB)

POSTED OCTOBER 1, 2018

Resolution 18-34 (PDF - 2.3MB)
  • Attachment E: Statement of Findings and Overriding Considerations (PDF - 201K)
  • Attachment F: Supplemental Responses to Comments on the EA (PDF - 2.3MB)

POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Final Regulation Order (PDF - 2.3MB)

Final Environmental Analysis (EA) (PDF - 2.5MB)

Response to Comments on the EA (PDF - 65MB)

Final Supplemental Disclosure Discussion of Oxides of Nitrogen Potentially Caused by the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Regulation (PDF - 2.3MB)

POSTED AUGUST 29, 2018


Second Errata to the Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 2.3MB)

POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018


Errata to the Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 3.3MB)
  • Attachment G:  Updates to the Benefits of the Proposed Amendments Chapter to the Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF - 79K)
  • Attachment H: Updates to the Air Quality Chapter of the Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF - 722K)

POSTED AUGUST 13, 2018


Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 3.3MB)

Deadline to Submit Public Comments: August 30, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.
  • Attachment A: Proposed Second 15-day Modifications to the Regulation Order (PDF - 2.3MB)
  • Attachment B: Proposed Second 15-day Modifications to the Carbon Capture and Sequestration Protocol under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PDF - 2.4MB)
  • Attachment C: Proposed Second 15-day Modifications to the CA- GREET 3.0 Technical Support Documentation (PDF - 2.2MB)
  • Attachment E: Proposed Second 15-day Modifications to Estimating Carbon Intensity Values for the Crude Lookup Table (PDF - 102K)
  • Attachment F: Updates to the Methodologies for Estimating Potential GHG and Criteria Pollutant Emissions Changes due to the proposed LCFS Amendments (PDF - 176KB)
  • Attachment G:  Updates to the Benefits of the Proposed Amendments Chapter to the Initial Statement of Reasons ~See revised above
  • Attachment H: Updates to the Air Quality Chapter of the Initial Statement of Reasons ~See revised above

POSTED JUNE 20, 2018


Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF - 26.9MB)

Deadline to Submit Public Comments: July 5, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.
  • Attachment A: Proposed Modifications to the Regulation Order (PDF - 772K)
  • Attachment B: Proposed Modifications to the Carbon Capture and Sequestration Protocol under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (PDF - 2.4MB)
  • Attachment C: Proposed Modifications to the CA- GREET 3.0 Technical Support Documentation (PDF - 1.9MB)
  • Attachment D: Analyses Supporting the Addition or Revision of Energy Economy Ratio Values for the Proposed LCFS Amendments (PDF - 154K)
  • Attachment E: Proposed Modifications to Estimating Carbon Intensity Values for the Crude Lookup Table (PDF - 90K)

POSTED MAY 11, 2018

Resolution 18-17 (PDF - 441KB)



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL


POSTED MARCH 30, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing Location Change (PDF - 1.1MB)

POSTED MARCH 6, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 5.05MB)

Deadline to Submit Public Comments: April 23, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. or at the Public Hearing on April 27, 2018.


Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 3.11MB)

  • Appendix E: Summary of DOF Comments to the LCFS 2018 Amendments - SRIA and CARB Responses (PDF - 1.60MB)
  • Appendix F: Methodologies for Estimating Potential GHG and Criteria Pollutant Emissions Changes Due to the Proposed LCFS Amendments (PDF - 128K)
  • Appendix G: Draft Supplemental Disclosure Discussion of Oxides of Nitrogen Potentially Caused by the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Regulation (PDF - 2.11MB)
  • Appendix H: Analyses Supporting the Addition or Revision of Energy Economy Ratio Values for the Proposed LCFS Amendments (PDF - 705K)
  • Appendix I: Estimating Carbon Intensity Values for the Crude Lookup Table (PDF - 101K)

INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2018

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