EPA Finalizes New Greenhouse Gases Reporting Rule; Monitoring to Begin in 2010Tuesday, September 22, 2009
(American Meat Institute)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
has finalized a new greenhouse gases reporting
rule that, beginning in January 2010, will
require emitters of greater than 25,000 metric
tons of CO2 equivalents to begin
collecting greenhouse gas (GHG) data.
This new program will apply to roughly
10,000 facilities. Food production
facilities, however, were granted an
The first annual reports for the largest emitting facilities, for calendar year 2010, will be submitted to EPA in 2011. Vehicle and engine manufacturers outside of the light-duty sector will begin phasing in GHG reporting with model year 2011. Some source categories included in the proposed rule are still under review.
More information on the new reporting program and reporting requirements: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/ghgrulemaking.htmlshare on facebook share on twitter