San Joaquin Valley ERC Program Review Public Documents
|San Joaquin Valley Emission Reduction Credit Review Final Report|
|SJV ERC Review Final Report (6-4-20)|
|San Joaquin Valley Emission Reduction Credit Review Update Report|
|SJV ERC Review Update Report (9-5-19)|
|Letter from CVAQC requesting CARB review of San Joaquin Valley’s ERC system.|
Central Valley Air Quality Coalition’s petition to CARB Chair Nichols (1-9-19)
Report contains an analysis of specific original ERC banking actions. (external link)
|Earthworks’ report on San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s emissions reduction credit (ERC) banking actions (10-31-18)|
CARB requested that the US EPA Region 9 administrator use his discretion to evaluate the effectiveness of California’s ERC programs according to the Federal Emissions Trading Policy (1986).
CARB letter to US EPA opposing surplus at time of use (1993)
The memo is regarding the use of emission credits from the permanent shutdown of stationary sources. Page 7 contains the policy prescription that ERCs should be surplus at time of use to avoid double counting of reductions in its attainment plan.
|This review was conducted by CARB’s Stationary Source Division and was focused on SJV’s ERC system.|
|CARB cover letter to SJV summarizing results of joint CARB, US EPA, and SJV review of ERCs issued by SJV (1995)|
Comprehensive review of District enforcement, permitting, air quality monitoring, rules, emission inventory, and air toxics programs.
CARB Compliance Division report on SJV program review (1996)
The agreement describes the procedures for maintaining and updating an emission tracking system for “demonstrating the adequacy” of SJV’s Rule 2201 (NSR). This agreement is the foundation for Section 7.0 of Rule 2201.
US EPA letter to SJV outlining NSR offset tracking system agreement (1999)
Comprehensive review of District enforcement, permitting, air quality monitoring, rule development, emission inventory, air toxics programs, and Carl Moyer (agricultural engine incentive funding) programs.
|CARB Stationary Source Division audit of SJV programs (2005)|
Text of every version of Rule 2301 from 1992 to present.
|1. Rule 230.1 (9-19-91)|
|2. Rule 2301 (3-11-92)|
|3. Rule 2301 (12-17-92)|
|4. Rule 2301 (1-19-12)|
Text of every version of Rule 2201 from 1991 to present. Many of the definitions and calculation procedures used in ERC banking are contained in Rule 2201.
|1. Rule 2201 (9-19-91)|
|2. Rule 2201 (3-11-92)|
|3. Rule 2201 (10-29-92)|
|4. Rule 2201 (12-17-92)|
|5. Rule 2201 (10-21-93)|
|6. Rule 2201 (6-15-95)|
|7. Rule 2201 (8-20-98)|
|8. Rule 2201 (6-21-01)|
|9. Rule 2201 (4-25-02)|
|10. Rule 2201 (12-19-02)|
|11. Rule 2201 (4-20-05)|
|12. Rule 2201 (12-15-05)|
|13. Rule 2201 (9-21-06)|
|14. Rule 2201 (12-18-08)|
|15. Rule 2201 (4-21-11)|
|16. Rule 2201 (2-18-16)|
Three staff reports on amendments made from 2001 to 2002. Reports contain background on adoption of rule language to implement 1999 agreement between US EPA and SJV to establish offset tracking system.
|Rule 2201 and Staff Report (4-25-02)|
|Rule 2201 and Staff Report (6-21-01)|
|Rule 2201 and Staff Report (12-19-02)|
Presented in a May 11, 2016 public workshop. SJV describes how their annual offset equivalency works and discusses alternatives that might avert a failure to show equivalence.
SJV Draft Staff Report - Annual Offset Equivalency Demonstration (2016)
Link to SJV’s web site. List of total amount of ERCs in the bank, owners of the ERCs, and the transaction costs ($/ton). (external link)
|SJV ERC Bank Information|
Link to SJV’s web site. List of reports by year showing the results of tracking system. (external link)
|SJV Annual Federal Offset Equivalency Reports|
Link to CARB’s web site. Each year, California air districts report their ERC transaction costs ($/ton) to CARB. (external link)
|Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report|