Regulatory Workshops

Updated 9/15/2017

View dates and information about upcoming and past public workshops on proposed rules and amendments.

One or more public workshops are held for each draft rule or rule amendment.  During workshops, staff present the regulatory concepts and anyone attending can discuss and ask questions about the proposed action. 

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New Rule Development Regulatory Workshops Format

As of June 1, 2017, information about rule development regulatory workshops will be found on individual web pages devoted to specific rules under development. These will be indexed and linked from a table in the Rules Under Development page.

This Regulatory Workshops page is currently being maintained as an archive of historical information for workshops held prior to June 2017. 

Upcoming and Recent Workshops

View upcoming and recent workshops and associated materials in the tables below.

2017 Rule Webcasts

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2/22/2017Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public WorkshopWorkshop Agenda
Watch the live Webcast (Video streams live at 3:00pm)
2/22/2017
Webcast:
Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop
Documents:
Workshop Agenda
Media:
Watch the live Webcast (Video streams live at 3:00pm)

2017 Rule Workshops

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5/11/2017General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016


New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016


Major Facility Review
Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-1


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-2


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-6


Workshop Report
6/26/2017
  • Greg Stone
  • Supervising Air Quality Engineer, Engineering
  • 415 749-4745
5/11/2017
Regulation:
General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016


New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016


Major Facility Review
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-1


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-2


Draft Amendments to Rule 2-6


Workshop Report
Comments Due:
6/26/2017
Contact:
  • Greg Stone
  • Supervising Air Quality Engineer, Engineering
  • 415 749-4745
3/24/2017Draft New Regulation 13, Rule 1
Rule 13-1 Workshop Report
4/21/2017
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4734
3/24/2017
Regulation:
Draft New Regulation 13, Rule 1
Documents:
Rule 13-1 Workshop Report
Comments Due:
4/21/2017
Contact:
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4734
3/2/2017Draft Regulation 11, Rule 18: Reduction of Risk from Air Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities


Proposed Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility-Wide Emissions Limits
Initial Draft Staff Report for Rules 11-18 and 12-16


Final Draft Staff Report for Rule 12-16


12-16 Staff Report Appendix A


Draft Environmental Impact Report for Rule 12-16 and Rule 11-18


Workshop Presentation


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Chinese


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Spanish


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Tagalog


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Vietnamese


Rule 11 18 Workshop Presentation
N/A
  • Victor Douglas
  • Principal Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4752
3/2/2017
Documents:
Initial Draft Staff Report for Rules 11-18 and 12-16


Final Draft Staff Report for Rule 12-16


12-16 Staff Report Appendix A


Draft Environmental Impact Report for Rule 12-16 and Rule 11-18


Workshop Presentation


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Chinese


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Spanish


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Tagalog


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017 Vietnamese


Rule 11 18 Workshop Presentation
Comments Due:
N/A
Contact:
  • Victor Douglas
  • Principal Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4752
3/1/2017Draft New Regulation 6: Particulate Matter, General Provisions


Draft Amendments to Regulation 6, Rule 1: General Requirements


Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 6: Prohibition of Trackout


Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 7: Roofing Asphalt


Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 8: Bulk Material Storage and Handling
UPDATED Workshop Notice


Regulation 6: Particulate Matter Rules Workshop Report and Appendices
3/10/2017
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4734
3/1/2017
Regulation:
Documents:
UPDATED Workshop Notice


Regulation 6: Particulate Matter Rules Workshop Report and Appendices
Comments Due:
3/10/2017
Contact:
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4734
2/23/2017Regulation 3: Fees
Public Hearing Notice


Revised Amended Regulation 3: Fees


Draft Amendments


Workshop Notice Feb 14


Workshop Notice Feb 1


Workshop Agenda


Workshop Slide Presentation


Supplemental Support Information
3/29/2017
  • Barry Young
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4721
2/23/2017
Regulation:
Regulation 3: Fees
Documents:
Public Hearing Notice


Revised Amended Regulation 3: Fees


Draft Amendments


Workshop Notice Feb 14


Workshop Notice Feb 1


Workshop Agenda


Workshop Slide Presentation


Supplemental Support Information
Comments Due:
3/29/2017
Contact:
  • Barry Young
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4721

2016 Rules Workshops

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10/11/2016Draft Regulation 11, Rule 18: Reduction of Risk from Air Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities


Draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility-Wide Emissions Limits
Initial Draft Staff Report for Rules 11-18 and 12-16


CEQA Notice of Preparation and Initial Study for Rule 11-18 and Rule 12-16


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer (Spanish)


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer (Chinese)


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet (Chinese)


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet (Spanish)


Rule 11 18 Workshop Presentation


Comment Cards Received


Air Products Comments


Bay Area Clean Water Agencies Comments


Bill Buchan


Charles Davidson Comments (1)


Charles Davidson Comments (2)


Calpine Comments


California Association of Sanitation Agencies Comments


CBE et al. Comments (1)


CBE et al. Comments (2)


CBE Technical Report


Central Contra Costa County Sanitary District Comments


CCEEB Comments


CIOMA Comments


Citizens Against Pollution Comments


Criterion Catalysts Comments


Gary Latshaw Comments


Human Impact Partners et al. Comments


Jeff Kilbreth Comments


Lee Phillips Comments (1)


Lee Phillips Comments (2)


Phillips 66 Comments


Rhoda Fry Comments


Roll Technology West Comments


Seva EHS Comments


Tesoro Comments


United Steel Workers Comments


Valero Comments (1)


Valero Comments (2)


WSPA Comments
12/2/2016
  • Victor Douglas
  • Principal Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4752
10/11/2016
Documents:
Initial Draft Staff Report for Rules 11-18 and 12-16


CEQA Notice of Preparation and Initial Study for Rule 11-18 and Rule 12-16


Emission Rules Open Houses March 2017


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer (Spanish)


Rule 11-18 Open House Flyer (Chinese)


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet (Chinese)


Reg 11, Rule 18 Fact Sheet (Spanish)


Rule 11 18 Workshop Presentation


Comment Cards Received


Air Products Comments


Bay Area Clean Water Agencies Comments


Bill Buchan


Charles Davidson Comments (1)


Charles Davidson Comments (2)


Calpine Comments


California Association of Sanitation Agencies Comments


CBE et al. Comments (1)


CBE et al. Comments (2)


CBE Technical Report


Central Contra Costa County Sanitary District Comments


CCEEB Comments


CIOMA Comments


Citizens Against Pollution Comments


Criterion Catalysts Comments


Gary Latshaw Comments


Human Impact Partners et al. Comments


Jeff Kilbreth Comments


Lee Phillips Comments (1)


Lee Phillips Comments (2)


Phillips 66 Comments


Rhoda Fry Comments


Roll Technology West Comments


Seva EHS Comments


Tesoro Comments


United Steel Workers Comments


Valero Comments (1)


Valero Comments (2)


WSPA Comments
Comments Due:
12/2/2016
Contact:
  • Victor Douglas
  • Principal Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4752
9/12/2016N/ARequest for Comments


Draft Project Description for Draft Rules 12-16: Petroleum Refining Facility-Wide Emission Limits and 11-18 Reduction of Risk from Air Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities


CBE Comments


Charles Davidson Comments


Phillips 66 Comments


Valero Comments


WSPA Comments
9/9/2016
  • Gregory Nudd
  • Air Quality Program Manager, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4786
9/12/2016
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Request for Comments


Draft Project Description for Draft Rules 12-16: Petroleum Refining Facility-Wide Emission Limits and 11-18 Reduction of Risk from Air Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities


CBE Comments


Charles Davidson Comments


Phillips 66 Comments


Valero Comments


WSPA Comments
Comments Due:
9/9/2016
Contact:
  • Gregory Nudd
  • Air Quality Program Manager, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4786
7/21/2016Proposed Amendments to Rule 9-13: Portland Cement Manufacturing
Preliminary Staff Report
8/4/2016
  • Robert Cave
  • Senior Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-5048
7/21/2016
Regulation:
Documents:
Preliminary Staff Report
Comments Due:
8/4/2016
Contact:
  • Robert Cave
  • Senior Air Quality Specialist, Technical Services
  • 415 749-5048
3/16/2016Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from All Cooling Towers and Total Hydrocarbon Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Cooling Towers
Workshop Notice


Workshop Report


Source Test Procedure -- Strippable Volatile Organic Compounds


Volume IX Procedure - 1: Volatile Organic Compounds Water Sampling


Appendix A: Meteorological Monitoring Guidance


Volume VI -- Air Monitoring Procedures
3/28/2016
  • William Saltz
  • Air Quality Specialist II, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4698
3/16/2016
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Workshop Report


Source Test Procedure -- Strippable Volatile Organic Compounds


Volume IX Procedure - 1: Volatile Organic Compounds Water Sampling


Appendix A: Meteorological Monitoring Guidance


Volume VI -- Air Monitoring Procedures
Comments Due:
3/28/2016
Contact:
  • William Saltz
  • Air Quality Specialist II, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4698
2/18/2016Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
Workshop Notice Jan 22


Workshop Notice Feb 11


Workshop Agenda


Workshop Presentation Slides
3/16/2016
  • Barry Young
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4721
2/18/2016
Regulation:
Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
Documents:
Workshop Notice Jan 22


Workshop Notice Feb 11


Workshop Agenda


Workshop Presentation Slides
Comments Due:
3/16/2016
Contact:
  • Barry Young
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4721
1/13/2016Reg 2-5 Draft Amendments
Rule 2-5 Workshop Flyer


Reg 2-5 Amendment Workshop Report


HRA Guidelines


Revised Trigger Levels
3/9/2016
  • Carol Allen
  • Supervising Air Quality Engineer, Engineering
  • 415 749-4702
1/13/2016
Regulation:
Reg 2-5 Draft Amendments
Documents:
Rule 2-5 Workshop Flyer


Reg 2-5 Amendment Workshop Report


HRA Guidelines


Revised Trigger Levels
Comments Due:
3/9/2016
Contact:
  • Carol Allen
  • Supervising Air Quality Engineer, Engineering
  • 415 749-4702

2015 Rules Workshops

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9/11/2015Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking


Petroleum Refining Emissions Limits and Risk Thresholds
Call for Comments


Interim Staff Report


Air Monitoring Guidelines for Petroleum Refineries (August 2015)

Refinery Emissions Inventory Guidelines
9/25/2015
  • Eric Stevenson
  • Director of Technical Services, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4695
9/11/2015
Regulation:
Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking


Petroleum Refining Emissions Limits and Risk Thresholds
Documents:
Call for Comments


Interim Staff Report


Air Monitoring Guidelines for Petroleum Refineries (August 2015)

Refinery Emissions Inventory Guidelines
Comments Due:
9/25/2015
Contact:
  • Eric Stevenson
  • Director of Technical Services, Technical Services
  • 415 749-4695
9/3/2015N/ARefinery Rules Open House Notice


Petroleum Refinery Emissions Reduction Strategy: Workshop Report

Also available in:
English

Appendix A: Concept Paper for Rule 6-5 -- Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Units incl. Draft New Rule Language

Also available in:
English

Appendix B: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 8-18 -- Equipment Leaks, incl. Draft Amendments


Appendices C: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 11-10 -- Cooling Towers, incl. Draft Amendments

Also available in:
English

Draft Regulation 9, Rule 14: Petroleum Coke Calcining Operations


Workshop Report


(Spanish) Refinery Rules Open House Notice


(Chinese) Refinery Rules Open House Notice


(Lao) Refinery Rules Open House Notice
10/2/2015N/A
9/3/2015
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Refinery Rules Open House Notice


Petroleum Refinery Emissions Reduction Strategy: Workshop Report

Also available in:
English

Appendix A: Concept Paper for Rule 6-5 -- Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Units incl. Draft New Rule Language

Also available in:
English

Appendix B: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 8-18 -- Equipment Leaks, incl. Draft Amendments


Appendices C: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 11-10 -- Cooling Towers, incl. Draft Amendments

Also available in:
English

Draft Regulation 9, Rule 14: Petroleum Coke Calcining Operations


Workshop Report


(Spanish) Refinery Rules Open House Notice


(Chinese) Refinery Rules Open House Notice


(Lao) Refinery Rules Open House Notice
Comments Due:
10/2/2015
Contact:
N/A
5/26/2015Equipment Leaks

Sulfur Dioxide

Nitrogen Oxides from Stationary Gas Turbines

Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from All Cooling Towers and Total Hydrocarbon Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Cooling Towers
Call for Comments


Petroleum Refinery Emissions Reduction Strategy: Initial Report


Appendix A: Concept Paper for Rule 6-5 -- Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Units incl. Draft New Rule Language


Appendix B: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 8-18 -- Equipment Leaks, incl. Draft Amendments


Appendices C & D: Concept Papers for Changes to Rule 9-1 -- Refinery Fuel Gas Sulfur Units and Limiting Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from Sulfur Acid Plants, incl. Draft Amendments


Appendix E: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 11-10 -- Cooling Towers, incl. Draft Amendments


Appendix F: Concept Paper for Changes to Rule 9-9 -- Stationary Gas Turbines, incl. Draft Amendments
6/19/2015N/A
5/26/2015
Regulation:
Equipment Leaks

Sulfur Dioxide

Nitrogen Oxides from Stationary Gas Turbines

Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from All Cooling Towers and Total Hydrocarbon Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Cooling Towers
Comments Due:
6/19/2015
Contact:
N/A
5/13/2015N/ADraft Regulation 9, Rule 14: Petroleum Coke Calcining Operations


Workshop Report
N/AN/A
5/13/2015
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Draft Regulation 9, Rule 14: Petroleum Coke Calcining Operations


Workshop Report
Comments Due:
N/A
Contact:
N/A
3/2/2015Wood Burning Devices
Public Hearing Notice


Staff Report


Responses to Public Comments


Draft Rule


CEQA Analysis


Socioeconomic Analysis


Workshop Notice


Summary Reg 6 Rule 3 Proposed Amendments


Reg 6-3 Workshop Flyer Spanish


Reg 6-3 Workshop Flyer Chinese
10/19/2015N/A
3/2/2015
Regulation:
Wood Burning Devices
Documents:
Public Hearing Notice


Staff Report


Responses to Public Comments


Draft Rule


CEQA Analysis


Socioeconomic Analysis


Workshop Notice


Summary Reg 6 Rule 3 Proposed Amendments


Reg 6-3 Workshop Flyer Spanish


Reg 6-3 Workshop Flyer Chinese
Comments Due:
10/19/2015
Contact:
N/A
2/23/2015N/AWorkshop Notice


Draft Rule 12-15: Refinery Emissions Tracking


Draft Rule 12-16: Refinery Emissions Mitigation


Workshop Report with Appendices


Fact Sheet


Workshop Flier – English


Workshop Flier – Spanish


Workshop Flier – Chinese


Workshop Flier – Lao


CEQA Notice of Preparation and Initial Study


Draft Air Monitoring Guidelines for Petroleum Refineries


Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Workshop Agenda
4/3/2015N/A
2/23/2015
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Draft Rule 12-15: Refinery Emissions Tracking


Draft Rule 12-16: Refinery Emissions Mitigation


Workshop Report with Appendices


Fact Sheet


Workshop Flier – English


Workshop Flier – Spanish


Workshop Flier – Chinese


Workshop Flier – Lao


CEQA Notice of Preparation and Initial Study


Draft Air Monitoring Guidelines for Petroleum Refineries


Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Workshop Agenda
Comments Due:
4/3/2015
Contact:
N/A
1/28/2015Regulation 3: Fees
Workshop Notice


Workshop Agenda


Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees


Workshop Presentation
2/27/2015N/A
1/28/2015
Regulation:
Regulation 3: Fees
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Workshop Agenda


Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees


Workshop Presentation
Comments Due:
2/27/2015
Contact:
N/A
1/28/2015N/ARequest for Comments


Draft Rule 12-15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking


Rule 12-16: Petroleum Refining Emissions Analysis, Thresholds and Mitigation
2/27/2015N/A
1/28/2015
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Request for Comments


Draft Rule 12-15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking


Rule 12-16: Petroleum Refining Emissions Analysis, Thresholds and Mitigation
Comments Due:
2/27/2015
Contact:
N/A

2014 Rules Workshops

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7/17/2014N/ADraft Rule 12-15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking
N/AN/A
7/17/2014
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Draft Rule 12-15: Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking
Comments Due:
N/A
Contact:
N/A
2/18/2014N/AWorkshop Presentation


Agenda
2/28/2014N/A
2/18/2014
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Presentation


Agenda
Comments Due:
2/28/2014
Contact:
N/A
1/23/2014N/AWorkshop Notice


Draft Amendments
2/28/2014N/A
1/23/2014
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments
Comments Due:
2/28/2014
Contact:
N/A

2013 Rules Workshops

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8/28/2013N/ACommuter Benefits Program Workshop Notice


Draft Rule


Workshop Report


Workshop Notice -- Chinese


Workshop Notice -- Spanish
11/7/2013N/A
8/28/2013
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Commuter Benefits Program Workshop Notice


Draft Rule


Workshop Report


Workshop Notice -- Chinese


Workshop Notice -- Spanish
Comments Due:
11/7/2013
Contact:
N/A
5/29/2013Regulation 9, Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants, Rule 10, Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide from Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries
Request for Comments


Draft Rule
6/21/2013N/A
5/29/2013
Documents:
Request for Comments


Draft Rule
Comments Due:
6/21/2013
Contact:
N/A
3/21/2013N/ADraft Rule -- January 2014


Preliminary Responses to Comments


Refinery Emissions Tracking Rule -- Workshop Notice


Draft Rule & Workshop Report


FAQ


Workshop Notice - Spanish


Workshop Notice - Laotian


FAQs - Spanish


FAQs - Laotian


Air Monitoring Technology and Methodology Expert Panel Agenda


Desert Research Institute Final Report


Comments: CCCounty


Comments: Collaborative BAAQMD 061313


Comment


Comment Refinery Emission Tracking Regulation


RETR Tesoro Comments


Comments: Support for BAAQMD Refinery Reg Group Signon June 26 2013


Valero Comment letter on BAAQMD Reg 12-15


Comments: WSPA Letter re Tracking Rule Legal 5-31-13


WSPA Reg 12-15 Comment Letter 05312013


Attachment A


Attachment B


Attachment C


Attachment D
N/AN/A
3/21/2013
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Draft Rule -- January 2014


Preliminary Responses to Comments


Refinery Emissions Tracking Rule -- Workshop Notice


Draft Rule & Workshop Report


FAQ


Workshop Notice - Spanish


Workshop Notice - Laotian


FAQs - Spanish


FAQs - Laotian


Air Monitoring Technology and Methodology Expert Panel Agenda


Desert Research Institute Final Report


Comments: CCCounty


Comments: Collaborative BAAQMD 061313


Comment


Comment Refinery Emission Tracking Regulation


RETR Tesoro Comments


Comments: Support for BAAQMD Refinery Reg Group Signon June 26 2013


Valero Comment letter on BAAQMD Reg 12-15


Comments: WSPA Letter re Tracking Rule Legal 5-31-13


WSPA Reg 12-15 Comment Letter 05312013


Attachment A


Attachment B


Attachment C


Attachment D
Comments Due:
N/A
Contact:
N/A
2/28/2013N/AWorkshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
3/15/2013N/A
2/28/2013
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
Comments Due:
3/15/2013
Contact:
N/A
1/17/2013N/AWorkshop Notice


Workshop Report
N/AN/A
1/17/2013
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Notice


Workshop Report
Comments Due:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

2012 Rules Workshops