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West Virginia One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
WV Weights & Measures
  NCWM Region
SWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Richard McComas
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(304) 722-0602
 
  Email
Rich.D.McComas@wv.gov
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation); Regulatory (state regulations)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
WV Statute 47.11 adopts HB 130 which calls out the "most standard current" ASTM D 6751 specification for defining biodiesel
 
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  
  If no spec - plan to adopt W&M will adopt new ASTM specifications when they are published by ASTM  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Legislative Process; Administrative Rulemaking
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
automatic - incorporation of "most-current" revision
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Do not proactively test
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Consumer Complaints or Request from industry..
 
  Fuel Test Performed
Tests that could be performed: - Water and sediment; - RVP; - Distillation; - Cetane Index; - PM Flashpoint; - Sulfur; - Copper Strip Corrosion; - Tag Closed Cup Flashpoint; - Viscosity; - Total acid Number; - cloud point.
 
  Where Sampled
Producer; Terminal / Blender; Retailer; Receipt of Interstate Fuel
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
Fines and Off-Sale orders.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling FTC only
 
  Tank Labeling No information in statutes