Subarticle 1. General Requirements for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
§ 95102. Definitions.
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply:
”Accuracy” means the closeness of the agreement between the result of the measurement and the true value of the particular quantity (or a reference value determined empirically using internationally accepted and traceable calibration materials and standard methods), taking into account both random and systematic factors.
“Adverse verification opinion” means a verification opinion rendered by a verification body stating that the verification body cannot say with reasonable assurance that the submitted emissions data report is free of material misstatement, or that it cannot provide a qualifying statement that the emissions data report conforms to the requirements of this article.
“Annual” means with a frequency of once a year; unless otherwise noted, annual events such as reporting requirements will be based on the calendar year.
“AQMD/APCD” or “air district” means air quality management district or air pollution control district.
“ARB” means the California Air Resources Board.
“Asphalt” means a dark brown or black cementitious material (solid or liquid) of which the main constituents are bitumins that occur naturally or as a residue of petroleum refining.
“Asphalt blowing” means the process by which air is blown through asphalt flux to change the softening point and penetration rate.
“Asset controlling supplier” means any entity that operates electricity generating facilities or serves as an exclusive marketer for certain generating facilities even though it does not own them.
“Asset owning supplier” means any entity owning electricity generating facilities that delivers electricity to a transmission or distribution line.