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§ 2342. Definitions.

13 CA ADC § 2342Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 13. Motor Vehicles (Refs & Annos)
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 8.1. AB 118 Air Quality Guidelines for the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program and the Air Quality Improvement Program
13 CCR § 2342
§ 2342. Definitions.
(a) “ARB” means the California Air Resources Board.
(b) “Baseline fuel or vehicle technology” means the conventional fuel or vehicle technology that the funded project would replace.
(c) “Criteria pollutants” means air pollutants that contribute to the formation of ozone and particulate matter (PM), including hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), and PM.
(d) “Emerging technology” means a technology that has not been certified or verified by the ARB.
(e) “Energy Commission or CEC” means the California Energy Commission.
(f) “Fuel projects” means a project that involves one of the following fuel supply stages: feed stock production, fuel production, bulk fuel transportation, bulk receiving, bulk storage, bulk distribution, bulk terminal storage, or fuel dispensing infrastructure. This includes, but is not limited to, production, infrastructure, transport, and storage of hydrogen and electricity.
(g) “Full Fuel Cycle” means an evaluation and comparison of the full environmental and health impacts of each step in the life cycle of a fuel, including, but not limited to, all of the following:
(1) Feedstock production, extraction, transport, and storage.
(2) Fuel production, distribution, transport, and storage.
(3) Vehicle operation, including refueling, combustion, conversion, permeation, and evaporation.
(h) “Fuel Pathway” means the full fuel cycle of the applicable fuel and vehicle technology.
(i) “Funding agency” means the ARB or the Energy Commission.
(j) “Grantee” means the party with which the funding agency signs a funding agreement.
(k) “Greenhouse gases (GHG's)” mean carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), and perfluorocarbons (PFCs) as defined in Subchapter 10, Article 1, title 17, California Code of Regulations.
(l) “Infrastructure” means the facilities or installations needed for the function of the fuel supply system.
(m) “New vehicle/equipment purchase” means the purchase of new advanced technology vehicle or equipment.
(n) “Project fuel” means the alternative or renewable fuel for which the project proponent is requesting funding.
(o) “Total weighted toxic air contaminants” means the combined total of toxic air contaminants weighted by their aggregate cancer potency.
(p) “Toxic air contaminant” means an air pollutant which may cause or contribute to an increase in mortality or in serious illness, or which may pose a present or potential hazard to human health.
(q) “Vehicle/equipment replacement” means the replacement of an older, operational vehicle or piece of equipment that still has remaining useful life with a newer, lower-emitting vehicle or piece of equipment.
(r) “Vehicle/equipment repower” means the replacement of an existing engine in a vehicle/equipment with a new, engine instead of rebuilding the existing engine to its original specifications or configuration.
(s) “Vehicle/equipment retrofit” means the installation of an emission control, fuel efficiency system, or fuel conversion system on an existing engine or piece of equipment.


Note: Authority cited: 39600, 39601 and 44271, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 39600, 39601 and 44271, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 6-4-2009; operative 6-4-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 23).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 13, § 2342, 13 CA ADC § 2342
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