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EPA Proposes New Amendments to Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule

08/13/10

Source: SOCMA
Related Topics: Climate Change

In the August 11 Federal Register, EPA proposed amending certain provisions in the mandatory GHG reporting rule to clarify some them, make some technical and editorial corrections, and “address certain questions and issues that have arisen since promulgation.”  EPA summarizes that the proposed changes” include providing additional information and clarity on existing requirements, allowing greater flexibility or simplified calculation methods for certain sources in a facility, amending data reporting requirements to provide additional clarity on when different types of GHG emissions  need to be calculated and reported,” and clarifying terms and definitions in certain equations.  The proposed rule can be found at:  http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/technical-corrections.html#revisions

Comments on the Proposed Rule are due on September 27.

This proposal also complements a proposal published in the Federal Register on June 15, 2010.

For more information, visit http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/technical-corrections.html#revisions





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