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North Dakota One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
ND Department of Health
  NCWM Region
CWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Carl Ness
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(701) 328-5166
 
  Email
caness@nd.gov
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation); Regulatory (state regulations)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
NDCC CHAPTER 19-10 PETROLEUM PRODUCTS/NDAC Article 33-34- Definitions. “Biodiesel” means any non-petroleum-based diesel fuel made from renewable resources such as vegetable oils or animal fats that meets the most current applicable specifications of American society for testing materials (ASTM).
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_yes
 
  Fuel Specifications
B6-20_ASTM D7467; B1-B5_ASTM D975; B100_ASTM D6751; PetroDiesel_ASTM D975
 
  Other Specifications None.  
  If no spec - plan to adopt Funding for a biodiesel quality enforcement program is required  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
periodic - adopt & update per set schedule (e.g. annually)
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Petroleum Diesel
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Action is recourse
 
  Fuel Test Performed
- Water & Sediment; - Density; - Cetane; - Vacuum Distillation
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer
 
  Where Tested
State's In-House Lab
 
  Penalties
 
REPORTING
  How to Report
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling Biodiesel. a. Biodiesel and biodiesel blends shall be identied by the capital letter "B" followed by the numerical value representing the volume percentage of biodiesel fuel. b. Each retail dispenser of biodiesel blend containing more than ve percent and up to and including twenty percent biodiesel shall be labeled with either the capital letter "B" followed by the numerical value representing the volume percentage of biodiesel fuel and ending with "biodiesel blend" or the phrase "biodiesel blend between 5% and 20%" or similar words. c. Each retail dispenser of biodiesel or biodiesel blend containing more than twenty percent biodiesel shall be labeled with the capital letter "B" followed by the numerical value representing the volume percentage of biodiesel fuel and ending with either "biodiesel" or "biodiesel blend". d. Suppliers of biodiesel or biodiesel blend to retail service stations or to other resuppliers must provide to the retailer or reseller a declaration of the volume percent biodiesel on an invoice or delivery ticket. This ocumentation is for dispenser labeling purposes only. It is the responsibility of any potential blender to determine the amount of biodiesel in the diesel fuel prior to blending.
 
  Tank Labeling http://www.legis.nd.gov/information/acdata/pdf/33-34-01.pdf?20140130213159