California GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:

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Mandatory reporting: 17 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 95100 to 95158

GHG reduction targets: Executive Order (EO) #S-3-05, Assembly Bill (AB) 32, and EO B-30-15

Climate Action Plan: EO #S-3-05

AB 32 Scoping Plan: AB 32

Adaptation plan: EO #S-13-08 and EO B-30-15

GHG Cap-and-Trade Program: 17 CCR 95801 to 96022

Power plant GHG emissions: 20 CCR 2900 to 2913

Vehicle GHG emissions:

Passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles: AB 1493 and 13 CCR 1961 to 1961.3

Global Warming Solutions Act early action items: AB 32 and California Health & Safety Code (CH & SC) 38560.5

Low carbon fuel standard: EO #S-1-07 and 17 CCR 95480 to 95490

Landfill methane capture: 17 CCR 95460 to 95476

Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) reductions from mobile air conditioners: 17 CCR 95360 to 95370

High global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants at stationary sources: 17 CCR 95380 to 95398

Semiconductors and related devices: 17 CCR 95320 to 95326

SF6 reductions from nonelectric and nonsemiconductor applications: 17 CCR 95340 to 95346

SF6 reductions from gas-insulated switchgear: 17 CCR 95350 to 95359

High GWP consumer products: 17 CCR 94509

Heavy-duty vehicles: 17 CCR 95300 to 95311

Energy efficiency assessments: 17 CCR 95600 to 95612

Tire pressure program: 17 CCR 95550

Fees and reporting: 17 CCR 95200 to 95207

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): California Public Resources Code (CPRC) 21000 to 21159, 14 CCR 15000 to 15387, and Senate Bill (SB) 97

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) California Air Resources Board (CARB)

California Natural Resources Agency

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

Local air pollution control districts


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