LCFS Pathways Requiring Public Comments
Submit a Comment
For Temporary and Lookup Table Pathways:
- View the pathway documentation by selecting the pathway description.
- Select "Submit Comments" for the pathway. In the comment subject line, include the pathway description.
For Tier 2 Pathways:
- View the application package by selecting the Pathway Number (i.e., "B000801").
- Select "Submit Comments" for the specific application. In the comment subject line, please include the specific pathway number and applicant ID. For example, "Comments for pathway B000801 by Jack's Company (C6266)". For an application with multiple fuel pathways, please submit a separate comment for each pathway.
All comments for the specific pathway are due at 5 pm PST on the deadline shown.
Submitted comments are entered into the LCFS Comment Log.
Proposed New Temporary Pathways (2020)
Pursuant to Section 95488.9(b)(4) of the LCFS regulation, the Executive Officer may approve a new Temporary pathway for a fuel or feedstock-fuel combination not found in Table 8 of the LCFS regulation. Public comments on proposed new Temporary fuel pathways (posted below) will be accepted for 45 days prior to certification. If relevant comments received during this period require significant revisions of the originally published pathway, an updated pathway will be posted for additional public comment. Upon certification, this new Temporary pathway will be available for LRT-CBTS reporting for the quarter in which it is certified.
|Posted Date||Temporary Pathway Description||Comment Deadline||Public Comments|
Proposed Annual Updates to Lookup Table Pathways (2020)
Section 95488.9(b)(4) of the LCFS regulation directs the Executive Officer to update the CI annually for the following Lookup Table pathways using the methodology described in Section E of the Lookup Table Pathways Technical Support Documentation (August 13, 2018):
- California average grid electricity used as a transportation fuel in California
- Electricity supplied under the smart charging or smart electrolysis provision
Prior to certification, the updated pathway CI values will be posted for 45 days for public comment. The Executive Officer will review and respond to relevant comments received during this period. Once certified, the updated pathway CI values are expected to be available for quarterly fuel reporting for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019.
|Posted Date||Lookup Table Pathway Description||Comment Deadline||Public Comments|
|01/08/2020||California Average Grid Electricity Used as a|
Transportation Fuel in California and Electricity Supplied under the Smart Charging or Smart Electrolysis Provision
|02/24/2020||No Comments Received|
Tier 2 Pathway Applications (2020)
Pursuant to Section 95488.7(d)(5) of the LCFS regulation, Tier 2 fuel pathway application packages are posted to this webpage for public comment after evaluation. Comments on each posted application package are accepted for ten (10) business days. Comments identifying potential factual or methodological errors in an application will be forwarded to the applicant. Upon receiving valid comments, applicants must either correct the errors identified and submit a revised application packet reflecting those corrections, or submit a detailed written response to the Executive Officer explaining why no revisions are necessary.
Tier 2 pathways that do not receive any comments or those for which applicant has provided responses deemed sufficient by the Executive Officer are certified and posted at Pathway Certified Carbon Intensities.
|Posted Date||Tier 2 Pathway Description||Comment Deadline||Comments and Responses|
Red Trail Energy LLC (4803); North Dakota