TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-23.7
Biodiesel Heating Oil Act of 2013

SECTION 23-23.7-3


§ 23-23.7-3 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:

(1) The term "ASTM" means American Society for Testing and Materials.

(2) "Biobased product" shall include the following;

(i) "Biobased liquid fuel" means a liquid fuel that is derived principally from renewable biomass and meets the specifications or quality certification standards for use in residential, commercial, or industrial heating applications established by ASTM International–ASTM D396, or the appropriate successor standard, as the case may be.

(ii) "Biodiesel fuel" means the monoalkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from plant or animal matters which meet the registration requirements for fuels and fuel additives established by the United States environmental protection agency under section 211 of the clean air act, 42 U.S.C. § 7545, and the requirements of ASTM International–ASTM D6751.

(iii) "Renewable biomass" means a material, including crops and crop residues, trees and tree residues, organic portions of municipal solid waste, organic portions of construction and demolition debris, grease trap waste, and algae, that can be used for fuel but does not have a petroleum or other fossil fuel base.

(3) "Director" means the director of the department of environmental management.

(4) "Heating oil" means fuel or fuel oil used for heating residential, commercial, or industrial properties, including No. 1 distillate, No. 2 distillate, a liquid blended with No. 1 distillate, No. 2 distillate, or a five percent (5%) biobased liquid fuel that meets the specifications or quality certification standards for use in residential, commercial, or industrial heating applications established by ASTM International.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 150, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 221, § 1.)