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New Jersey One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
NJ Weights and Measures
  NCWM Region
NEWMA
 
  Primary Contact
John Mcguire
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(732) 815-4840
 
  Email
john.mcquire@lps.state.nj.us
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation); Regulatory (state regulations)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
Request for Proposal 08-X-39865 for contract 07-X-37716 for Biodiesel Fuel T-1844: "Fuel supplied under this contract shall comply with the requirements of ASTM D6751 “Standard Specification for Biodiesel Fuel Blend Stock (B100) for Middle Distillate Fuels", or the latest revision thereof. All Biodiesel Fuel supplied under this contract must conform in every respect to all standards and regulations established by Federal and New Jersey State laws. If any of the applicable standards and regulations is updated/revised during the term of the contract; the contractor must conform to the latest version." Under state purchase order, NJ will purchase approximately 2.4 MG of B20 & B5 over the 3 years of contract T-1488.
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_yes
 
  Fuel Specifications
PetroDiesel_ASTM D975; B100_ASTM D6751; B1-B5_ASTM D975; B6-19_other
 
  Other Specifications B100 ASTM 6751 B6-20 ASTM D7467; Producer and/or marketer must be BQ 9000 certified to qualify to bid on the state contract  
  If no spec - plan to adopt NJ W&M has no authority to regulate fuels in the state and has no plans to enforce the quality of biodiesel. It is the users responsibility under the state purchasing contract.  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking; Legislative Process
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
not automatic - use earlier revision, til law / regulations revised
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Do not proactively test
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Upon consumer complaint.
 
  Fuel Test Performed
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
W&M does not have the authority to regulate fuel so there is no penalty other than the supplier must provide restitution to the user for biodiesel that fails to meet specification under the state purchasing contract.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling FTC only
 
  Tank Labeling No information in statutes