Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Motor Vehicles

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RULEMAKING ON THE PROPOSED REGULATIONS TO CONTROL
GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM MOTOR VEHICLES

(September 23, 2004 Hearing Date)


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

The final rulemaking package was approved by OAL and filed with the Secretary of the State on September 15, 2005. It will become operative on October 15, 2005. Pursuant to section 1961.1(g), Title 13, California Code of Regulations, it will be effective on January 1, 2006.

  • Memo to OAL (PDF - 96K)

  • Supplemental Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 96K)

  • Final Regulation Order - Amendments to Sections 1900 and 1961 and Adoption of New Sections 1961.1, Title 13, California Code of Regulations as Approved by OAL (PDF - 96K)

  • California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles as Approved by OAL (PDF - 627K)


ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

The final rulemaking package was filed with the Office of Administrative Law on August 5, 2005. OAL has through September 19, 2005 to make a determination.

Posted August 5, 2005:

Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) (PDF - 2941K)

Executive Order G-05-061 (PDF - 27K)

  • Attachment 1: Final Regulation Order - Amendments to Sections 1900 and 1961 and Adoption of New Sections 1961.1, Title 13, California Code of Regulations (See approved above.)

  • Attachment 2: California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (See approved above.)

  • Attachment 3: ARB Staff Responses to Comments Raising Significant Environmental Issues Regarding the Proposed Regulations to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Motor Vehicles (PDF - 70K)

Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 22K)

Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 4K)

  • ARB Staff Responses to Comments Raising Significant Environmental Issues Regarding The Proposed Regulations to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Motor Vehicles (PDF - 70K)

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 May 11, 2005:

Second Notice of Public Availability of Supporting Documents and Information, May 26, 2005 deadline for public comment (PDF - 10K)

  • Attachment I: Additional Supporting Documents and Information: (PDF - 43K)

Posted October 19, 2004:

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text Including Attachment II: Additional Supporting Documents and Information, November 5, 2004, Deadline for Public Comment (HTML) or (PDF - 20K)

  • Attachment I: Proposed Modified Text of the Regulations: (PDF - 20K)

  • Proposed Modifications to the California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 293K)         

  • Estimation of Average Lifetime Vehicle Miles of Travel (PDF - 18K)

  • Resolution 04-28 (PDF - 36K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted September 10, 2004:

Addendum Presenting and Describing Revisions to the Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF - 271K)

  • Public Hearing Notice (HTML) or (PDF - 28K)

  • Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 1361K)

  • Appendix 1: Proposed Regulation Order (PDF -47K)

  • Appendix 2: California and Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium Duty-Vehicles (PDF - 285K)   

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INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY




Rulemaking Activity for 2004