The New Leaf Biofuel Biodiesel Upgrade and Production Expansion Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
The New Leaf Biofuel Biodiesel Upgrade and Production Expansion Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
New Leaf Biofuel, LLC to upgrade and expand existing production of ultra-low-carbon biodiesel from 5 to 12 million gallons per year by employing third-generation continuous production technologies. The proposed project accepts a variety of feedstocks with low carbon intnensities, and reduces the plant's overall waste streams and water consumption while enhancing methanol recovery and coproduct quality in comparison to the existing system.

Contact Information

Andrew Hom
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations of existing facilities in a zone in which "Heavy Manufacturing" is permitted by the City of San Diego, under the same ownership for the same manufacturing purpose at higher volume.

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