Diesel Fuel Program Meetings

This page last reviewed May 5, 2010.

Public Meetings and Draft Documents

September 13, 2007

The first Public Consultation meeting to discuss Low Carbon Fuel Standard pursuant to the California Assembly Bill (AB) 32 and the Governor's Executive Order S-01-07 will be held in Sacramento, CA starting from 9:00 a.m.

July 10, 2006

July 24, 2006

August 11, 2006

August 25, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California in July and August 2006:

- Monday, July 10, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

- Monday, July 24, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

- Friday, August 11, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

- Friday, August 25, 2006 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include Alternative Fuels, Proposals for Flexibility, Enforceability, Consistency and California Predictive Model.

June 30, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include Alternative Fuels, Proposals for Flexibility, Enforceability, Consistency and California Predictive Model.

June 16, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include Alternative Fuels, Proposals for Flexibility, Enforceability, Consistency and California Predictive Model.

May 24, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include AB679, E85 Alternative Fuel, Suggested Biodiesel Policy, Proposals for Flexibility, Enforceability, Consistency and California Predictive Model.

  • Public Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-971k)
  • ARB Presentation (PDF-76k) (Low Sulfur Diesel Implememtation and Suggested Bio Diesel Policy)
  • Other Presentations:
    • "WSPA Comments on Predictive Models Update" (PDF-64k) by Albert M. Hochhauser (WSPA).
    • "Alliance - Predictive Model Current Concerns and Questions" (PDF-7k) by Tom Darlington (Air Improvement Resource)
    • "The Predictive Model and EMFACT" (PDF- 224k) by Ben Hancock (PTSD - Air Resources Board)
  • The public may submit comments relating to the draft suggested biodiesel policy in writing or by e-mail to be considered by the Air Resources Board staff. All comments must be received by June 26, 2006. Written comments should be sent to:

Robert Okamoto
Industrial Section
Air Resources Board
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, California 95814
or email to: bokamoto@arb.ca.gov

April 27, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include Proposals for Flexibility, Emission Inventory, Predictive Model, Permeation, Test Methods, Alternative Fuels, Diesel Fuel Conductivity, and AB679.

February 14, 2006

ARB Fuels Workshop in Sacramento, California from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities. Topics include Proposals for Flexibility, Enforceability, and Consistency of CaRFG3, Predictive Model, Permeation, and Test Methods, Alternative Fuels.

  • Public Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF-56k)
  • ARB Staff Presentation (PDF-40k)
  • ARB Staff Proposed Amendments to Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Regulations (PDF-15k)
  • Other Presentations:
    • "CRC E-67 Summary" by Mike Ingham (Chevron) (PDF-82k)
    • "NExBTL Renewable Diesel" by Cal Hodge (H2O) (PDF-656k)
November 03, 2005

Fourth ARB Fuels Workshop for 2005 Regulatory Activities from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Sacramento, California. Topics including Low Sulfur Diesel Implementation and Gasoline Activities.

August 02, 2005

Third ARB Fuels Workshop for 2005 Regulatory Activities from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Sacramento, California. Topics including Low Sulfur Implementation, Lubricity, and Biodiesel.

May 02, 2005

Second ARB Fuels Workshop for 2005 Regulatory Activities from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Sacramento, California. Topics including Lubricity, and Biodiesel.

March 17, 2005

ARB Fuels Public Consultation for 2005 Regulatory Activities from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Sacramento, California. Topics including Lubricity, and Biodiesel.

Nov 24, 2004

Executive Officer Public Hearing in Sacramento, California at 9:00 a.m to Consider an Emergency Regulatory Amendment Delaying the January 1, 2005 Implementation Date for the Diesel Fuel Lubricity Standard.

For more information, please visit: http://www.arb.ca.gov/regact/dieslub/dieslub.htm

Nov 18, 2004

Board Hearing - Consider Proposed Regulatory Amendments Extending the California Standards for Motor Vehicle Diesel Fuel to Diesel Fuel Used by Haborcraft and Intrastate Locomotives

Nov 09, 2004

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California from 9:30 p.m. - 12:00 p. m. To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities for 2004.

Sep 29, 2004

Changes in date and venue: ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California was changed from Sep 22, 2004 to Sep 29, 2004 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities for 2004.

 Jun 3, 2004

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on June  3, 2004 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p. m. To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities for 2004.

Apr 29, 2004 Second 15-Day Notice of Proposed Modifications to California Diesel Fuel Regulations. For more information, please visit Rulemaking Activity website. 
Apr 12, 2004

Second ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on April 12, 2004
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities for 2004. 

Feb 25, 2004

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on February 25, 2004
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities for 2004.

Jul 24, 2003

Board Hearing in Sacramento, California: Proposed Amendments to the California Diesel Fuel Regulations

May 20, 2003

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on May 20, 2003
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities
for 2003. 

  • Public Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF - 67k)
  • Proposed modifications to the California Diesel Fuel Regulations. The Draft Text of the Proposed Regulation Order is available (PDF - 241k)
  • ARB Presentation (PDF - 157k)
  • Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Presentation (PPT - 109k)              
Apr 10, 2003

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on April 10, 2003
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities
for 2003. 

Mar 5, 2003

Diesel Draft Report for Public Review and Comment: Staff Review of the Emissions Benefits of California's Diesel Fuel Program

Feb 20, 2003

ARB Public Meeting in Sacramento, California on February 20, 2003
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities
for 2003. 

  • Public Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF - 130k)
  • Revised Agenda (PDF - 59k)
  • ARB Staff Presentation (PDF - 93k)
  • Presentation by Bosch Corporation: Diesel Fuel Lubricity - Requirements for Light Duty Fuel Injection Equipment (PDF - 775k)       
  • Presentation by Chevron-Texaco: Diesel Fuel Lubricity - The Need for Specification  (PDF - 228k)
May 18, 2001

ARB Public Meeting in El Monte, California
To discuss the ARB's regulatory and non-regulatory fuel activities
for 2001. 

Apr 5, 2001

ARB Fuels Workshop for 2001 Regulatory Activities
Regarding CARB Diesel Fuel Regulations, CaRFG3 Certification Fuel Standards, MTBE Deminimus Levels, and CaRFG3 Implementation Issues Related to Permeation and Commingling (PDF - 18k)

Feb 6, 2001

CORRECTED TIME: 1:30 - 5:30 PM for ARB Fuels Workshop for 2001 Regulatory Activities - Regarding CARB Diesel Fuel Regulations, CaRFG3 Certification Fuel Standards, MTBE Deminimus Levels, and CaRFG3 Implementation Issues Related to Permeation and Commingling (PDF - 18k) 

Nov 10, 1998 Workshop on Diesel, Alternative Fuels, and Clean Fuels Regulations


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