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Rules and Compliance
Rules and Compliance

Learn about Air District Rules, how to comply with them, how our inspection process makes sure they are followed and what new rules we are working on.

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Rules & Compliance

Learn about Air District Rules, how to comply with them, how our inspection process makes sure they are followed and what new rules we are working on.

  • Rules Under Development
    Rules Under Development

    4 days ago ... The purpose of this rule is to set numeric limits on refinery emissions of greenhouse gases. Regulation 13 Rule 1, Petroleum refining carbon intensity limits or facility-wide GHG emission limits, 4th Quarter 2017. Regulation 13 Rule 1. Rule Name: Petroleum refining carbon intensity limits or facility-wide GHG ...

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    Rules & Compliance  /  Rule Development  /  Rules Under Development

    4 days ago ... The purpose of this rule is to set numeric limits on refinery emissions of greenhouse gases. Regulation 13 Rule 1, Petroleum refining carbon intensity limits or facility-wide GHG emission limits, 4th Quarter 2017. Regulation 13 Rule 1. Rule Name: Petroleum refining carbon intensity limits or facility-wide GHG ...

  • Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules
    Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules

    Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules. The Air District is developing two new rules that will affect the five Bay Area refineries. The first of the two proposals, draft Regulation 12, Rule 15: Petroleum. Refining Emissions Tracking (Rule 12-15), will gather emissions inventory and crude oil composition information ...

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    Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules. The Air District is developing two new rules that will affect the five Bay Area refineries. The first of the two proposals, draft Regulation 12, Rule 15: Petroleum. Refining Emissions Tracking (Rule 12-15), will gather emissions inventory and crude oil composition information ...

  • Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking Rule
    Petroleum Refining Emissions Tracking Rule

    Apr 20, 2016 ... 12-15-101 Description: The purpose of this rule is to track air emissions and crude oil composition characteristics from Petroleum Refineries and Support Facilities over time and to establish air monitoring systems to provide air quality data along refinery boundaries. 12-15-200 DEFINITIONS. 12-15-201 ...

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    Apr 20, 2016 ... 12-15-101 Description: The purpose of this rule is to track air emissions and crude oil composition characteristics from Petroleum Refineries and Support Facilities over time and to establish air monitoring systems to provide air quality data along refinery boundaries. 12-15-200 DEFINITIONS. 12-15-201 ...

  • Draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility- Wide ...
    Draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility- Wide ...

    Nov 17, 2016 ... Draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility-. Wide Emissions Limits . AND. Draft Regulation 11, Rule 18: Reduction of Risk from Air. Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities. DRAFT STAFF REPORT. October 2016 ...

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    Nov 17, 2016 ... Draft Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Facility-. Wide Emissions Limits . AND. Draft Regulation 11, Rule 18: Reduction of Risk from Air. Toxic Emissions at Existing Facilities. DRAFT STAFF REPORT. October 2016 ...

  • Regulation 12 Rule 16
    Regulation 12 Rule 16

    Learn about the Air District's development process for Regulation 12, Rule 16, which would place a numeric cap on greenhouse gas emissions at refineries. Find out about the status and anticipated timeline of the rule development process. Information on hearings, workshops, and other events is provided below , along with ...

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    Rules & Compliance  /  Rule Development  /  Rules Under Development  /  Regulation 12 Rule 16

    Learn about the Air District's development process for Regulation 12, Rule 16, which would place a numeric cap on greenhouse gas emissions at refineries. Find out about the status and anticipated timeline of the rule development process. Information on hearings, workshops, and other events is provided below , along with ...

  • regulation 12 miscellaneous standards of performance rule 16
    regulation 12 miscellaneous standards of performance rule 16

    RULE 16. PETROLEUM REFINING EMISSIONS ANALYSIS, THRESHOLDS AND MITIGATION. INDEX. 12-16-100 GENERAL. 12-16-101 Description. 12-16-102 Exemption, Small Refineries. 12-16-103 Limited Exemption, Increases in Crude Oil Throughput. 12-16-104 Limited Exemption, Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

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    RULE 16. PETROLEUM REFINING EMISSIONS ANALYSIS, THRESHOLDS AND MITIGATION. INDEX. 12-16-100 GENERAL. 12-16-101 Description. 12-16-102 Exemption, Small Refineries. 12-16-103 Limited Exemption, Increases in Crude Oil Throughput. 12-16-104 Limited Exemption, Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

  • Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Greenhouse Gas ...
    Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Greenhouse Gas ...

    Jun 6, 2017 ... impacts. The purpose of Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Limits (Rule 12-16) is to limit refining sector GHG emissions to a level consistent with the refineries' current production capacity. This should prevent a switch to more polluting feedstocks. This rule is intended ...

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    Jun 6, 2017 ... impacts. The purpose of Regulation 12, Rule 16: Petroleum Refining Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Limits (Rule 12-16) is to limit refining sector GHG emissions to a level consistent with the refineries' current production capacity. This should prevent a switch to more polluting feedstocks. This rule is intended ...

  • Refinery Flare Monitoring
    Refinery Flare Monitoring

    Sep 9, 2016 ... These reports are submitted 30 days after the end of each month and include monitoring data for each flare that is subject to the requirements set down in the Air District's Regulation 12, Rule 11. Reports undergo processing and quality assurance and may take an additional 60-90 days after the required ...

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    Research & Data  /  Refinery Flare Monitoring

    Sep 9, 2016 ... These reports are submitted 30 days after the end of each month and include monitoring data for each flare that is subject to the requirements set down in the Air District's Regulation 12, Rule 11. Reports undergo processing and quality assurance and may take an additional 60-90 days after the required ...

  • Protecting Refinery Communities from Air Pollution
    Protecting Refinery Communities from Air Pollution

    Protecting Refinery. Communities from Air. Pollution. AGENDA: 12. Board of Directors Meeting. September 20, 2017. Greg Nudd, Acting Rules and Strategic Policy Officer. Office of Rules and Strategic Policy. 1 ...

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    Protecting Refinery. Communities from Air. Pollution. AGENDA: 12. Board of Directors Meeting. September 20, 2017. Greg Nudd, Acting Rules and Strategic Policy Officer. Office of Rules and Strategic Policy. 1 ...

  • Regulation 13 Rule 1
    Regulation 13 Rule 1

    Aug 17, 2017 ... Learn about the Air District's development process for Regulation 13, Rule 1, which caps the carbon intensity of petroleum refining at each Bay Area refinery, and is the first in a series of regional rules to address greenhouse gases. Find out about the status and anticipated timeline of the rule development ...

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    Rules & Compliance  /  Rule Development  /  Rules Under Development  /  Regulation 13 Rule 1

    Aug 17, 2017 ... Learn about the Air District's development process for Regulation 13, Rule 1, which caps the carbon intensity of petroleum refining at each Bay Area refinery, and is the first in a series of regional rules to address greenhouse gases. Find out about the status and anticipated timeline of the rule development ...

  • Refinery Emission Trends 1980-2015 and Main Causes of Reductions
    Refinery Emission Trends 1980-2015 and Main Causes of Reductions

    REGULATION 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS. REGULATION 2 - PERMITS. REGULATION 6 - PARTICULATE MATTER AND VISIBLE. EMISSIONS. REGULATION 7 - ODOROUS SUBSTANCES. REGULATION 8 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS: Rule 1 - General Provisions. Rule 2 - Miscellaneous Operations. Rule 5 - Storage of ...

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    REGULATION 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS. REGULATION 2 - PERMITS. REGULATION 6 - PARTICULATE MATTER AND VISIBLE. EMISSIONS. REGULATION 7 - ODOROUS SUBSTANCES. REGULATION 8 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS: Rule 1 - General Provisions. Rule 2 - Miscellaneous Operations. Rule 5 - Storage of ...

  • Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Workshop Agenda
    Refinery Emissions Tracking and Mitigation Rules Workshop Agenda

    I. Welcome/Introductions/Meeting Format – David Ralston. II. BAAQMD Overview – Jack Broadbent/Jean Roggenkamp. III. Overview of Draft Regulation 12-Rules 15 and 16 – Eric Stevenson. IV. Enforcement and Compliance – Wayne Kino. V. Facilitated Comment Period. • Please fill out speaker cards (two minutes per ...

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    I. Welcome/Introductions/Meeting Format – David Ralston. II. BAAQMD Overview – Jack Broadbent/Jean Roggenkamp. III. Overview of Draft Regulation 12-Rules 15 and 16 – Eric Stevenson. IV. Enforcement and Compliance – Wayne Kino. V. Facilitated Comment Period. • Please fill out speaker cards (two minutes per ...

  • PROPOSED AIR DISTRICT REGULATION 12, RULE 15 ...
    PROPOSED AIR DISTRICT REGULATION 12, RULE 15 ...

    STAFF REPORT. PROPOSED. AIR DISTRICT REGULATION 12, RULE 15: PETROLEUM REFINING EMISSIONS. TRACKING. Prepared by the staff of the. Bay Area Air Quality Management District. April 2016 ...

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    STAFF REPORT. PROPOSED. AIR DISTRICT REGULATION 12, RULE 15: PETROLEUM REFINING EMISSIONS. TRACKING. Prepared by the staff of the. Bay Area Air Quality Management District. April 2016 ...

  • Rules and Compliance
    Rules and Compliance

    Learn about Air District efforts to develop and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

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    Rules & Compliance

    Learn about Air District efforts to develop and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

  • Air District Board adopts two new refinery emission reduction rules
    Air District Board adopts two new refinery emission reduction rules

    Apr 20, 2016 ... The Air District's Board of Directors has adopted two new regulations to further tighten air pollution controls on petroleum operations at Bay Area refineries. Regulation 9, Rule 14 reduces sulfur dioxide emissions from the largest Bay Area source, coke calcining. Regulation 12, Rule 15 is a first-of-its-kind ...

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    News & Events  /  Air District Board adopts two new refinery emission reduction rules

    Apr 20, 2016 ... The Air District's Board of Directors has adopted two new regulations to further tighten air pollution controls on petroleum operations at Bay Area refineries. Regulation 9, Rule 14 reduces sulfur dioxide emissions from the largest Bay Area source, coke calcining. Regulation 12, Rule 15 is a first-of-its-kind ...

  • regulation 6 particulate matter rule 5 particulate emissions from
    regulation 6 particulate matter rule 5 particulate emissions from

    Dec 16, 2015 ... 6-5-101. Description: This rule limits the emissions of condensable particulate matter emissions from petroleum refinery fluidized catalytic cracking units ( FCCUs) as well as emissions of precursors of secondary particulate matter. Regulation 6, Rule 1 addresses filterable particulate emissions from FCCUs.

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    Dec 16, 2015 ... 6-5-101. Description: This rule limits the emissions of condensable particulate matter emissions from petroleum refinery fluidized catalytic cracking units ( FCCUs) as well as emissions of precursors of secondary particulate matter. Regulation 6, Rule 1 addresses filterable particulate emissions from FCCUs.

  • Chevron Refinery Fire
    Chevron Refinery Fire

    Feb 1, 2018 ... View the latest information about the 2012 Chevron refinery fire.

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    About Air Quality  /  Incidents and Advisories  /  Chevron Refinery Fire

    Feb 1, 2018 ... View the latest information about the 2012 Chevron refinery fire.

  • Draft Rule & Workshop Report
    Draft Rule & Workshop Report

    This report was prepared to provide information relevant to the development of a new rule by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (“Air District”) which would apply to petroleum refineries located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The proposed title of this new rule is Regulation 12, Rule 15: Petroleum Refining ...

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    This report was prepared to provide information relevant to the development of a new rule by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (“Air District”) which would apply to petroleum refineries located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The proposed title of this new rule is Regulation 12, Rule 15: Petroleum Refining ...

  • regulation 12 miscellaneous standards of performance rule 12 flares
    regulation 12 miscellaneous standards of performance rule 12 flares

    Apr 5, 2006 ... 12-12-101 Description: The purpose of this rule is to reduce emissions from flares at petroleum refineries by minimizing the frequency and magnitude of flaring. Nothing in this rule should be construed to compromise refinery operations and practices with regard to safety. 12-12-110 Exemption, Organic ...

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    Apr 5, 2006 ... 12-12-101 Description: The purpose of this rule is to reduce emissions from flares at petroleum refineries by minimizing the frequency and magnitude of flaring. Nothing in this rule should be construed to compromise refinery operations and practices with regard to safety. 12-12-110 Exemption, Organic ...

  • State Refinery Task Force
    State Refinery Task Force

    May 20, 2015 ... Learn about the state refinery task force's commitment to the health and safety of refinery workers and local communities, and its latest activities.

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    Rules & Compliance  /  State Refinery Task Force

    May 20, 2015 ... Learn about the state refinery task force's commitment to the health and safety of refinery workers and local communities, and its latest activities.

Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • Saturday,
    2/24

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Sunday,
    2/25

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 11/14/2017