Global Warming Potential Refrigerants

This page last reviewed October 20, 2010


RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED REGULATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HIGH GLOBAL WARMING POTENTIAL REFRIGERANTS FOR STATIONARY SOURCES

(December 9, 2009)


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on October 20, 2010. The regulation became effective on November 19, 2010.

  • Memo to Brad Norris (OAL) (PDF- 15K)
  • Final Regulation Order (PDF- 155K)
  • 40 CFR 82.152 Definitions (PDF- 446K)
  • 40 CFR 82.156 Required Polices (PDF- 578K)
  • 40 CFR 82.158 Standards for Recycling and Recovery Equipment (PDF- 246K)
  • 40 CFR 82.166 Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements (PDF- 287K)
  • 40 CFR 82.3 Definitions for Class I and Class II Controlled Substances (PDF- 686K)
  • Table 2.14 of the 2007 IPCC AR4 as Incorporated by Reference in 95382(a)(26), Title 17, CCR (PDF- 202K)
  • Revised Final Statement of Reasons (PDF- 105K)



ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

Posted July 29, 2010

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on September 14, 2010. OAL has until October 26, 2010 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order ~see revised above~
  • Executive Order R-10-012 (PDF- 8K)
  • Final Statement of Reasons  ~see revised above~
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF- 5K)



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 be 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 March 17, 2010

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF- 30K)

April 1, 2010 Deadline for Public Comment


Posted January 6, 2010

Resolution 09-68 (PDF- 648K)

  • Attachment B: Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal (PDF- 7K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted October 23, 2009

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 54K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF- 1.38 MB)

  • Appendix A:  Proposed Refrigerant Management Program Regulation (PDF- 167K)
  • Appendix B:  California Facilities and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory (PDF- 290K)
  • Appendix C:  Economic Impact Estimates (PDF- 128K)
  • Appendix D:  Summary of the Public Process in Development of the High-Global Warming Potential Stationary Source Refrigerant Management Program (PDF- 1.21 MB)
  • Appendix E:  South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1415 (PDF- 76K)
  • Appendix F:  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 82, Subpart F- Recycling and Emissions Reductions (PDF- 743K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY 



Rulemaking Activity for 2009

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