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Fuels Multimedia Evaluation Meetings and Documents


June 2014Final Report:  CARB Comprehensive B5/B10 Biodiesel Blends Heavy-Duty Engine Dynamometer Testing submitted by the University of California, Riverside (PDF 1.6M)
November 22, 2013Staff Report: Multimedia Evaluation of Biodiesel by the Multimedia Working Group (PDF-5.0M)
Staff Report: Multimedia Evaluation of Renewble Diesel by the Multimedia Working Group (PDF-3.8M)
October 25, 2013California Biobutanol Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier II Report prepared by Butamax Advanced Biofuels, LLC (PDF-1.5M)
May 2013California Biodiesel Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier III Report prepared by the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley (PDF-1.4M)
April 2012California Renewable Diesel Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier III Report prepared by the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley  (PDF-1.7M)
January 2012California Biodiesel Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier II Report prepared by the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley (PDF-1.3M)
October 2011Final Report:  CARB Assessment of hte Emissions from the Use of Biodiesel as a Motor Vehicle Fuel in California "Biodiesel Characterization and NOx Mitigation Study" submitted by the University of California, Riverside and Davis, and Arizona State University (PDF - 4.6M)
September 2011California Renewable Diesel Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier I Report prepared by the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley  (PDF-988K)
August 2011 Environmental Policy Council Public Meeting to Discuss the Mutlimedia Evaluation of Viscon Diesel Fuel Additive
December 8, 2010 Public Meeting in Sacramento from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to discuss the Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Multimedia Evaluation 

Presentations

Reports
February 9, 2010 California Biobutanol Multimedia Evaluation Tier I Report prepared by ButamaxTM Advanced Biofuels LLC, BP, and DuPont (PDF-632k)
February 3, 2010 Presentation on the Multimedia Risk Assessment of Biodiesel: Relative Mobility, Biodegradation, and Aquatic Toxicity by TR Ginn, University of California, Davis (PDF-733k)
September 2009California Biodiesel Multimedia Evaluation Final Tier I Report prepared by the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley (PDF-1.3M)
March 12, 2009 Experimental Plan for the Tier II Evaluation of Biodiesel prepared by the University of California, Davis (PDF-6k)
August 22, 2008 REVISED: Guidance Document and Recommendations on the Types of Scientific Information Submitted by Applicants for California Fuels Environmental Multimedia Evaluations for Cal/EPA Use (PDF-713k)
March 27, 2006

Public Consultation Meeting at Cal/EPA Building from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

SUBJECTS: Discussion and comment on the final draft of the Multimedia Guidance Document for Multimedia Evaluations of motor vehicle fuels and fuel additives.

  • Meeting Notice (revised) (PDF-14k)
  • Draft Guidance Document and Recommendations on the Types of Scientific Information to be Submitted by Applicants for California Fuels Environmental Multimedia Evaluations (PDF-1.5mb)
  • Presentation (PDF-208k)
  • Teleconference Information:
    • Leader: Robert Okamoto
    • USA Toll Free Number: 888-972-9336
    • Passcode: 33576
  • Webcast Information
    • You may access the webcast at ARB's homepage
September 13, 2005

Public Consultation Meeting at Cal/EPA Building from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SUBJECTS: Discussion of the development of a Multimedia Guidance document for Multimedia Evaluations of motor vehicle fuels and fuel additives.

  • Meeting Notice (PDF-14k)
  • Draft Outline for Multimedia Guidance Document with Recommendations on the Types of Scientific Information to be submitted by Applicants for California's Fuels Environmental Multimedia Evaluations. (PDF-21k)
  • Meeting Presentation (PDF-197k) (PPT-590k)
  • Teleconference Information:
    • Leader: Lesley Crowell
    • USA Toll Free Number: 888-677-1820
    • Passcode: 48791
April 30, 2004

California Environmental Policy Council Meeting at Cal/EPA Building, 1001 "I" Street, Sacramento, California on April 30, 2004 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SUBJECTS:  Multimedia Evaluations of Amendments to California's Diesel Fuel Regulations and Lubrizol's Application for Verifying PuriNOx Alternative Diesel Fuel.

  • Public Meeting Notices and Agenda
    • Agenda (PDF - 38K)
    • Notice (PDF - 236K) - Multimedia Evaluation of Lubrizol's Application for Verifying Purinox Alternative Diesel Fuel
    • Notice (PDF - 244K) - Multimedia Evaluation of Amendments to California Diesel Fuel Regulations
  • Presentations about Multimedia Evaluation of Lubrizol's Application

  • Presentations about Multimedia Evaluation of Amendments to California Diesel Fuel Regulation

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