This document is a prepublication version, signed by OAR Assistant Administrator GinaMcCarthy on December 27, 2012. We have taken steps to ensure the accuracy of this version,but it is not the official version.
California’s Advanced Clean Cars Program for New Motor VehiclesB.
EPA’s Consideration of CARB’s RequestIII.
Analysis of Preemption Under Section 209 of the Clean Air ActA.
Clean Air Act Preemption ProvisionsB.
Deference to CaliforniaC.
Burden of Proof D.
Comments Received on EPA’s Application of the Section 209(b) CriteriaIV.
California’s Within the Scope Request for its Zero Emission Vehicle AmendmentsA.
B. CARB’s ZEV Amendments
EPA’s Determination Regarding the Appropriateness of CARB’s Within theScope Request for the 2012 ZEV AmendmentsD.
Application of the Within the Scope Waiver Criteria to CARB’s 2012 ZEVAmendments Regarding 2017 and Earlier MYs1.
Public Health and Welfare2.
Consistency with Section 202(a)3.
Consideration of the Advance Clean Car Regulations under the Full Waiver CriteriaA.
California’s Protectiveness Determination1. Comments on CARB’s Protectiveness Determination2. Is California’s Protectiveness Determination Arbitrary and Capricious?3. Section 209(b)(1)(A) ConclusionB.
Does California Need Its Standards to Meet Compelling and ExtraordinaryConditions?1.
EPA’s March 6, 2008 GHG Waiver Denial2.
EPA’s July 9, 2009 GHG Waiver3.
Response to Comments Received4.
CARB’s GHG Emission Standards5.
CARB’s ZEV Emission Standards6.
CARB’s PM Emission Standards7.
Section 209(b)(1)(B) ConclusionC.
Are the California ACC Standards Consistent with Section 202(a) of the CleanAir Act?1.
LEV III Criteria Pollutant Standardsa.
Particulate Matter Standardsb.
EPA’s Response to Comments3.
LEV III Greenhouse Gas Emission Standardsa.
Comments on CARB’s 2017 through 2025 GHG EmissionStandards