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Wisconsin One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
WI Department of Commerce
  NCWM Region
CWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Judy Cardin
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
608-224-4945
 
  Email
judy.cardin@wi.gov
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Regulatory (state regulations); Statutory (enacted legislation)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
Biodiesel is defined as a fuel that is comprised of monoalkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, either in pure form or mixed in any combination with petroleum-based diesel fuel. The definition of biodiesel is expanded for purposes of existing provisions that encourage the use of alternative fuels in state-owned vehicles. (Reference Wisconsin Statutes 16.045(1)(c))
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_yes
 
  Fuel Specifications
PetroDiesel_ASTM D975; B100_ASTM D6751; B6-20_ASTM D7467; B1-B5_ASTM D975
 
  Other Specifications The Comm 48 regulatory code will be opened for the update when the new specs are published so they should be effective by late 2009.  
  If no spec - plan to adopt  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking; Legislative Process
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
periodic - adopt & update per set schedule (e.g. annually)
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Petroleum Diesel
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Out of ASTM specification or Comm 48 Octane labeling.
 
  Fuel Test Performed
- Water & Sediment; - Cetane; - Density
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
Amount determined by Department of Justice or County District Attorney.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report Contact respective inspector by county at link: http://www.commerce.state.wi.us/ER/ER-BST-StaffStateMap.html
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling FTC only; blending from tanks for tax purposes only
 
  Tank Labeling 71.07(5j)(b); 71.28(5j)(b); 71.47(5j)(b); https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/prefaces/toc