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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
Draft Staff Report


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


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


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:
Draft Staff Report


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


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


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
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
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
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:
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
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


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


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
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
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
Comments Due:
1/1/0001
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
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
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
Comments Due:
1/1/0001
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
5/29/2013Nitrogen 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
Comments Due:
1/1/0001
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:
1/1/0001
Contact:
N/A

2012 Rules Workshops

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12/5/2012Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries
Comment Deadline Extended


Workshop Presentation


Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Rule 9-10


Workshop Report
1/11/2013N/A
12/5/2012
Documents:
Comment Deadline Extended


Workshop Presentation


Workshop Notice


Draft Amendments to Rule 9-10


Workshop Report
Comments Due:
1/11/2013
Contact:
N/A
6/18/2012N/AWorkshop Notice


Draft Regulation 12, Rule 13: Metal Melting and Processing Operations


Draft Regulation 12, Rule 14: Metal Recycling and Shredding Operations


Workshop Report


Workshop Presentation
8/3/2012N/A
6/18/2012
Regulation:
N/A
Comments Due:
8/3/2012
Contact:
N/A
3/8/2012General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016

New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016

Emissions Banking

Major Facility Review
Technical Workgroup Meeting Notice
N/AN/A
3/8/2012
Regulation:
General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016

New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016

Emissions Banking

Major Facility Review
Documents:
Comments Due:
1/1/0001
Contact:
N/A
2/8/2012N/AWorkshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees
3/13/2012N/A
2/8/2012
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees
Comments Due:
3/13/2012
Contact:
N/A
1/24/2012General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016

New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016

Emissions Banking

Major Facility Review
Workshop Presentation

Workshop Notice

Workshop Flyer

Draft Amendments to Rule 2-1: Permits

Rule 2-1 Draft Amendments Summary

Draft Amendments to Rule 2-2: New Source Review

Draft Amendments to Rule 2-2, Clean Version

Rule 2-2 Draft Amendments Summary

Draft Amendments to Rule 2-4: Emissions Banking

Rule 2-4 Draft Amendments Summary

Draft Amendments to Rule 2-6: Major Facility Review

Rule 2-6 Draft Amendments Summary

Workshop Report
3/2/2012N/A
1/24/2012
Regulation:
General Requirements, Effective 8/31/2016

New Source Review, Effective 8/31/2016

Emissions Banking

Major Facility Review
Comments Due:
3/2/2012
Contact:
N/A

2011 Rules Workshop

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7/7/2011N/AWorkshop Notice

Draft New Regulation 8, Rule 53: Vacuum Truck Operations

Workshop Report
8/15/2011N/A
7/7/2011
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Comments Due:
8/15/2011
Contact:
N/A
11/17/2011N/AWorkshop Notice

Draft Rule 9-13: NOx, PM, and TACs from Portland Cement Manufacturing

Workshop Report

Workshop Presentation
1/3/2012N/A
11/17/2011
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Comments Due:
1/3/2012
Contact:
N/A
6/23/2011N/AWorkshop Notice

Draft Rule 12-13 Notice

Draft Rule 12-13: Metal Melting and Processing Operations

Plain Language Summary

Draft Rule 12-13: Workshop Report
8/12/2011N/A
6/23/2011
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Comments Due:
8/12/2011
Contact:
N/A
3/17/2011Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide from Industrial, Institutional, and Commercial Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
Regulation 9, Rule 7, Request for Comments

Regulation 9, Rule 7 DRAFT Amendments
4/1/2011N/A
2/18/2011N/ARegulation 3: Fee Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees
3/25/2011N/A
2/18/2011
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Comments Due:
3/25/2011
Contact:
N/A
12/22/2010N/ARegulation 11, Rule 17 Workshop Notice

Draft Regulation 11, Rule 17: Limited Use Stationary Compression Ignition Engines in Agricultural Service

Regulation 11, Rule 17 Workshop Report

Regulation 11, Rule 17 Notice of Preparation
2/11/2011N/A
12/22/2010
Regulation:
N/A
Comments Due:
2/11/2011
Contact:
N/A

2010 Rule Workshops

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8/12/2010Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries
Rule 9-10 Request for Comments

9-10 DRAFT Rule

9-10 MOP Revision
9/10/2010N/A
8/12/2010
Documents:
Rule 9-10 Request for Comments

9-10 DRAFT Rule

9-10 MOP Revision
Comments Due:
9/10/2010
Contact:
N/A
2/5/2010Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries
Rule 9-10 Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Rule 9-10

Rule 9-10 Workshop Report
2/26/2010N/A
2/5/2010
Documents:
Rule 9-10 Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Rule 9-10

Rule 9-10 Workshop Report
Comments Due:
2/26/2010
Contact:
N/A
1/6/2010N/ARequest for Comments: Proposed Record Retention Program

Proposed Amendments to Administrative Code: Proposed Record Retention Program

Record Retention Schedule: Proposed Record Retention Program
1/19/2010N/A
1/6/2010
Regulation:
N/A
Comments Due:
1/19/2010
Contact:
N/A
2/22/2010N/APublic Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
3/5/2010N/A
2/22/2010
Regulation:
N/A
Documents:
Public Workshop Notice

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3
Comments Due:
3/5/2010
Contact:
N/A
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2016 Webcasts

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2/18/2016Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop
Workshop Agenda
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
2/18/2016
Webcast:
Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop
Documents:
Workshop Agenda
Media:
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)

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2/17/2015

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop

Not yet availableWebcast Archive (Streaming Video)
2/17/2015
Webcast:

Draft Amendments to Regulation 3: Fees Public Workshop

Documents:
Not yet available
Media:
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
3/20/20153/20/15 Draft Reg. 12 Rule 15 & Reg. 12 Rule 16:Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Public WorkshopNot yet availableWebcast Archive (Streaming Video)
3/20/2015
Webcast:
3/20/15 Draft Reg. 12 Rule 15 & Reg. 12 Rule 16:Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Public Workshop
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Not yet available
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Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)

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2/28/2014Clean Air Plan Update & Climate Protection Strategy Public WorkshopNot yet availableWebcast Archive (Streaming Video)
2/28/2014
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Clean Air Plan Update & Climate Protection Strategy Public Workshop
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Not yet available
Media:
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
2/18/2014Draft Amendments to BAAQMD Regulation 3: FeesNot yet availableWebcast Archive (Streaming Video)
2/18/2014
Webcast:
Draft Amendments to BAAQMD Regulation 3: Fees
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Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)

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10/25/2013Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program WorkshopAgenda
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
10/25/2013
Webcast:
Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Workshop
Documents:
Agenda
Media:
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
4/26/2013

Refinery Emissions Tracking Rule Public Workshop

Workshop Information

Agenda
Webcast Archive (Streaming Video)
4/26/2013
Webcast:

Refinery Emissions Tracking Rule Public Workshop

Workshop Information