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Idaho One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
ID Bureau of Weights & Measures
  NCWM Region
WWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Kevin Merritt
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(208) 332-8690
 
  Email
Kevin.Merritt@agri.idaho.gov
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
Title 37, Chapter 25 of the Idaho Code: Oils http://www.agri.idaho.gov/Categories/WeightsMeasures/wmOverview.php Quality Standards. The standards of quality for motor gasoline, benzine, naphtha, grease, road oil, bituminous road products, fuel oil for heating purposes and diesel fuel shall be the latest specifications adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials or other specifications adopted as standard by an Idaho governmental agency for its use, for those products. The code must be modified to indicate a date specific version of the ASTM standards.
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_no
 
  Fuel Specifications
B100_ASTM D6751; PetroDiesel_ASTM D975; B6-19_no-adopted-spec; B1-B5_no-adopted-spec
 
  Other Specifications Currently test octane at retail stations using NIR machines.  
  If no spec - plan to adopt Since the new ASTM biodiesel specifications were published in October, 2008 then the new B100/99, B5 and B6-20 specs will need to be approved by the rulemaking process before they become legally effective. Potential adoption ~ July 2015.  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Legislative Process; Administrative Rulemaking
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
Not automatic - use earlier revision, til law / regulations revised. Adopted revisions must include a date specific specification.
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Do not proactively test
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Complaints
 
  Fuel Test Performed
Less than 10 (gasoline) annually Less than 10 (diesel) annually
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
Misdemeanor per each site per sale.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling Legislative process - Administrative Rule. Current labeling requirements in place; oxygenate gasoline 1% and above. Biodiesel greater than 5%.
 
  Tank Labeling