Phase 3 California Reformulated Gasoline Regulations

This page last reviewed September 2, 2008

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER 2007 AMENDMENTS TO THE PHASE 3 CALIFORNIA REFORMULATED GASOLINE REGULATIONS (June 14, 2007)

Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL/OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on August 29, 2008. The regulation became effective the same day, 
August 29, 2008.
ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

Posted August 11, 2008

On August 11, 2008, the following documents were filed with the Office of Administrative Law  for the resubmittal.

  • Final Regulation Order    See Revised Above   
  • California Procedures for Evaluating Alternative Specifications for Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline Using the California Predictive Model (PDF- 337K)
  • Procedures for Using the California Model for California Reformulated Gasoline Blendstocks for Oxygenate Blending (CARBOB) (PDF- 59K)
  •  Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons  (PDF- 128K)
Posted June 11, 2008:

The final rulemaking package was filed with OAL on April 25, 2008, and OAL disapproved the regulations on June 9, 2008. 

Office of Administrative Law's June 10, 2008, "Decision of Disapproval of Regulatory Action," OAL File No. 2008-0425-03S (PDF - 26K)

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on April 25, 2008. OAL has until June 9, 2008 to make a determination.

* Executive Order
(PDF- 11K)

* Final Regulation Order
(PDF- 317K)

* California Procedures for Evaluating Alternative Specifications for Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline Using the California Predictive Model (PDF- 337K)

* Final Statement of Reasons (PDF- 12K)

* Request For Early Effective Date
(PDF- 12K)

* Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues
(PDF- 6K)

* Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues Attachment (PDF- 289K)

* Updated Informative Digest
(PDF- 46K)

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 June 26, 2008

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text  (PDF- 24K)  

July 11, 2008 Deadline for Public Comment
  • Attachment 1: Resolution 07-21 (PDF- 56K)
  • Attachment 2: Staff's Modified Text to the Original Proposal (PDF- 39K)
  • Attachment 3: California Procedures for Evaluating Alternative Specifications for Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline Using the California Predictive Model (PDF- 350K)

Posted March 7, 2008

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Document (PDF- 38K)

March 24, 2008 Deadline for Public Comment

  • Attachment 1: Resolution 07-21 (PDF- 55K)
  • Attachment 2: Staff's Modified Text to the Original Proposal (PDF- 218K)
  • Attachment 3: California Procedures for Evaluating Alternative Specifications for Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline Using the California Predictive Model (PDF- 353K)

NOTE: Revised and Posted on January 28, to reflect changes made at the hearing, and in order to match the transcript.

Resolution 07-21, including Attachment B ~ Staff's Suggested Modifications (PDF- 55K)



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 37K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF- 596K)

  • Appendix A: Proposed CARFG07 Regulations, including Predictive Model Procedure and CARBOB Procedure Documents (PDF- 744K)
  • Appendix B: Permeation/Emissions Inventory (PDF- 276K)
  • Appendix C: Emissions from Off-road Applications: Discussion of Impacts from Permeation due to Ethanol Blending (PDF- 108K)
  • Appendix D: Data and Statisical Models (PDF- 2534K)
  • Appendix E: Reactivity Calculations (PDF- 635K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2007