MTBE (Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether) Phase-Out Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2001122081
Lead Agency
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Document Title
MTBE (Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether) Phase-Out Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
12/4/2002

Document Description
The purpose of Valero Refining Company - California's MTBE Phase-OUt Project is to modify Valero's Benicia refinery to comply with the California Air Resources Board regulatory requirements to remove methyl tertiary butyl ether from produced gasoline and to produce gasoline and gasoline blendstock meeting the CARB Phase 3 Reformulated Gasoline specifications. MTBE must be eliminated from gasoline by December 31, 2003.

Contact Information
Barry G. Young
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
939 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone : (415) 749-4721

Location

Cities
Benicia
Counties
Solano

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Bay Area Air Quality Management Board
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
BAAQMD Headquarters 939 Ellis Street San Francisco, CA

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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