Low Carbon Fuel Standard Public Workshop to Discuss Amendments to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Regulation

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff invites you to
participate in a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) public workshop
to discuss: (1) development of program amendments to strengthen
the carbon intensity reduction targets in line with the goals of
SB 32 (Pavley, 2016), (2) addition of mandatory third-party
verification to the program, (3) inclusion of new fuel types and
revisions to credit generating provisions, (4) updates to
lifecycle assessment modeling tools and the fuel pathway
certification process, and (5) the solicitation of alternative
approaches to concepts addressed in the LCFS 2018 Amendments
Rulemaking Concept Paper and to be discussed at this public

The workshop will be held at the following time and location:

DATE: Monday, August 7, 2017
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sierra Hearing Room, Second Floor
ADDRESS: Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
1001 "I" Street
Sacramento, California 95814

This workshop will be webcast. You may access the webcast at the
Cal/EPA’s homepage at https://video.calepa.ca.gov/. During the
webcast, we will accept feedback and questions sent via email to

You may participate in this workshop by teleconference by dialing
888-469-3081 (for domestic callers) or 1-630-395-0486 (for
international callers). Callers will be asked to provide
participant code: 8435209. Please note that international calls
are toll calls.

If you require special accommodation to attend this workshop or
need this document in an alternate format (e.g., Braille, large
print) or another language, please contact Ms. Cynthia Biedermann
at (916) 327-1514 or Cynthia.Biedermann@arb.ca.gov as soon as
possible. TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the
California Relay Service.

Additional meeting details and a Concept Paper discussing
potential regulatory amendments that may be proposed are included
in the notice that is posted here:
Staff presentations and supporting information will be posted
before the workshop.

We welcome and encourage your participation in this effort. If
you have questions about the workshop, please contact Mr. Sam
Wade, Chief, Transportation Fuels Branch, at (916) 322-8263 or
via email at Samuel.Wade@arb.ca.gov, or Mr. Jim Aguila, Chief,
Program Planning & Management Branch, at (916) 322-8283 or via
email at Jim.Aguila@arb.ca.gov.

The LCFS, a regulation to reduce the carbon intensity of fuels
sold in California ten percent by 2020, is one of the measures
adopted by ARB, pursuant to Health and Safety Code Sections
38500-38599 (AB 32) to reduce California’s greenhouse gas
emissions. It is designed to help clean the air, protect the
environment, and drive the development of clean, low-carbon

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