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Petroleum Reduction

AB 236

The Department of General Services (DGS) Office of Fleet and Asset Management (OFAM) has created a Petroleum Reduction Advisory Committee to develop a plan outlined in AB 236 (Chapter 593, Statutes of 2007, Assembly Member Lieu). Participation on the committee is open to state agencies that maintain or purchase vehicles for the state fleet.

DGS staff will take the lead on collecting input from the committee members, assembling a draft Petroleum Reduction Plan based on the committee's input, and submitting the draft plan to the Secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency for review and final approval.

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Petroleum Reduction Advisory Committee Members

Kathy Hicks Department of General Services
Rick Shedd Department of General Services
Rick Slama Department of General Services
Edward Benelli Department of Toxic Substances Control
Bob Boughton Department of Toxic Substances Control
Dale Greep Department of Transportation
Phil Garthe Department of Transportation
Debra Moreno Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Lourdes Conrad Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Nina Martinez Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Cara Vallot Department of Motor Vehicles
Case Belltawn Department of Parks and Recreation
Bo Bohanan Department of Fish & Game
Charlene Minnick California State University
Dean Simeroth Air Resources Board
Mike Trujillo California Energy Commission

Petroleum Reduction Publications and Reports

The Petroleum Reduction Plan may be viewed here.

AB 236 Petroleum Reduction Status Report (PDF) The 2012 Progress Report For Reducing or Displacing the Consumption of Petroleum Products by the State Fleet (Revised with Addendum November 30, 2012)

2015 AB 236 Petroleum Reduction Status Report (PDF) (Part One)

Public Resources Code

25722.8. (a) On or before July 1, 2009, the Secretary of State and Consumer Services, in consultation with the Department of General Services and other appropriate state agencies that maintain or purchase vehicles for the state fleet, including the campuses of the California State University, shall develop and implement, and submit to the Legislature and the Governor, a plan to improve the overall state fleet's use of alternative fuels, synthetic lubricants, and fuel-efficient vehicles by reducing or displacing the consumption of petroleum products by the state fleet when compared to the 2003 consumption level based on the following schedule:

(1) By January 1, 2012, a 10-percent reduction or displacement.

(2) By January 1, 2020, a 20-percent reduction or displacement.

(b) Beginning April 1, 2010, and annually thereafter, the Department of General Services shall provide to the Department of Finance and the appropriate legislative committees of the Legislature a progress report on meeting the goals specified in subdivision (a). The Department of General Services shall also make the progress report available on its Internet Web site.

State Fleet Petroleum Reduction Advisory Committee Charter (PDF)

11-25-08 Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes

01-06-09 Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes

01-29-09 Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes

03-03-09 Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Evaluation of High Efficiency Oil Filters in the State Fleet (PDF) A report by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control for the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB)

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