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How does PBATMA (40 CFR 80.47) apply to refiners and importers of “California gasoline” subject to the enforcement exemptions of 40 CFR 80.81?
Refiners and importers of California gasoline that is subject to ...
80.77(d) requires that transfer documentation include "the location of the gasoline at the time of the transfer." Does this mean the physical address of the transferring facility?
A blender was producing gasoline in leased tankage in 1990. The blender subsequently purchases the tanks and moves them to a different physical location. Do the baseline properties and volumes associated with the leased tanks "move" to the new blending lo
To the extent that blending operations remain ...
A blender/importer unloads 200,000 barrels of imported blendstock into a tank at a registered terminal and blends the imported blendstock into reformulated gasoline. After the finished gasoline is certified as RFG, 150,000 barrels of the product is shippe
The shipped batch of RFG should be reported ...
A company wishes to blend RFG containing ethanol with RFG containing an ether, such as MTBE. May this blending occur during the VOC-controlled season? During the non-VOC-controlled season?
Under § 80.78(a)(8) ...
A foreign cargo of RFG is to be imported into several terminals. Can the cargo be certified before discharge at the first U.S. port of entry and that certification used for all subsequent ports of entry, or must it be tested and certified separately at ea
Certification of every batch of imported RFG must ...
A procedure has been outlined by the EPA for the certification of oxygen content by meter for the oxyfuel program. Can this method be used for certification of oxygen content in reformulated gasoline? Is an exemption for in-line blending required?
The regulatory method for oxygen testing ...
A refiner elects to meet a RFG specification via the "averaging" method. Two-thirds of the way through the averaging period, his tracking of cumulative qualities shows he is just meeting the standard. For the remaining last third of the averaging period t
Section 80.80(c) provides ...
A refiner produces a tank of conventional gasoline on December 30, 1995. The tank is not shipped until January 2, 1996. Must the refiner include this batch in his 1995 volume or does he have the option of including it in either 1995 or 1996?
Compliance for a particular batch of conventional gasoline is ...
A refinery has streams (alkylate, butane, platformate, etc.) being blended into two tanks, 95 and 85 octane. Products from these two tanks are in-line blended at the rack to give 87, 89, and 92 octane product. Can just the 85 and 95 octane tanks be certif
Conventional gasoline that has been included in ...
A refinery places two batches of gasoline that have been sampled and certified as reformulated gasoline with the same designation into a tank. Must the refinery assign a new batch ID to the mixture or can it be identified with the two previously assigned
No new ID is necessary ...
A refinery has two product tanks in series; a 10,000 gallon tank in which blendstocks are combined to produce gasoline (a blend tank), followed by a 50,000 gallon tank which feeds directly to the rack. Customers pull product from the rack. There are no bl
The refiner should certify the properties ...
After a batch of gasoline is certified as RFG, it is given a batch number. How far "downstream" does the batch number follow the material? If a batch is commingled in a terminal with other compatible material belonging to a variety of terminalling custome
There are no requirements to identify the batch number ...
Although min/max standards do not apply to sulfur, olefins and T90, these parameters are regulated for both conventional and RFG. What tolerances will be available for these parameters?
Under the simple model only oxygen and benzene, and ...
Anti-dumping section 80.101(e) Products to which standards do not apply, indicates that "California gasoline" should be excluded from a refinery's compliance calculations. "California gasoline" is defined in 80.81 as "any gasoline that is sold, intended f
Refiners and importers providing gasoline for ...
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