Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
Subpart L – Fluorinated Gas Production
You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s PDF page to learn more.
March 1, 2013
EPA proposed amendments to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) that affect this subpart. The amendments consist of three parts: Minor Technical Amendments, Amendments Related to Global Warming Potentials (GWPs), and Confidentiality Determinations for new or revised data elements. More information »
Data that must be reported once under Subpart L, section 98.126(a) and (f) should be included as part of the RY 2011 annual report, due September 28, 2012. More Information.
Proposed and Promulgated Rules
|Federal Register Date||Citation||Action||Description|
|04/05/2013||78 FR 20632||Notice of Data Availability||Makes available for public comment estimated global warming potentials (GWPs) and the analysis supporting them, for several fluorinated GHGs and fluorinated HTFs. Provides a thirty (30) day comment period following publication in the Federal Register. Comments submitted in response to this notice will inform future amendments to Table A-1 to Part 98, adding the GWPs of some or all of the fluorinated GHGs and fluorinated HTFs listed in the notice.
Notice (PDF) (6 pp, 251K)
|04/02/2013||78 FR 19802||Proposed Rule||Proposal to amend the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP), including technical amendments, amendments related to global warming potentials (GWPs), and confidentiality determinations for new or revised data elements.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (77 pp, 911K)
Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 52K)
Memorandum (PDF) (115 pp, 1M)
Correction to Proposed Rule (2 pp, 255K)
|08/24/12||77 FR 51477||Final Rule||Addresses concerns raised by reporters and corrects error; provides greater clarity and flexibility to facilities subject to subparts A (General Provisions), I (Electronics Manufacturing), L (Fluorinated Gas Producers), W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems), and TT (Industrial Waste Landfills).
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 462K)
Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 42K)
|05/21/2012||77 FR 29935||Proposed Rule||Amends and clarifies certain terms and provisions within Subpart A (General Provisions); Subpart L (Fluorinated Gas Producers); Subpart W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems); and Subpart TT (Industrial Waste Landfills) to clarify rule provisions, modify specific provisions to address concerns raised by reporters, and correct errors.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 420K)
|02/03/2012||77 FR 5514||Notice of Data Availability and Request for Comment||Announces and explains EPA's preliminary determinations regarding the provisional GWPs submitted by two companies for eight fluorinated GHGs for the purposes of the calculations in 40 CFR 98.123(c)(1) (a provision of subpart L).
Notice of Data Availability (PDF) (3 pp, 165K)
|01/10/2012||77 FR 1434||Proposed Rule||Proposes confidentiality determinations for 8 subparts (L, DD, II, QQ, RR, SS, TT, UU) and amendments to Table A-6 in subpart A
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 230K)
|11/29/2011||76 FR 73866||Final Rule||2011 Technical Corrections, Clarifying and Other Amendments.
Final Rule (PDF) (25 pp, 341K)
|08/04/2011||76 FR 47392||Proposed Rule||Proposed Rulemaking – 2011 Technical Corrections, Clarifying and Other Amendments to Certain Provisions of the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Proposed Rule (PDF) (30 pp, 427K)
|12/01/2010||75 FR 74774||Final Rule||Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases: Additional Sources of Fluorinated Gases
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (89 pp, 1.0M)
|04/12/2010||40 CFR 98.90, 98.120, 98.300, 98.430, 98.450||Proposed Rule||Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases: Additional Sources of Fluorinated GHGs
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (72 pp, 546K)
|04/10/2009||40 CFR 98.90, 98.120, 98.300, 98.430, 98.450||Original Proposed Rule||Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule
Rule (PDF) (126 pp, 3.0M)
Preamble (PDF) (161 pp, 3.7M)
- Proposed Confidentiality Determinations Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 50K)
- Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 49K)
- Technical Support Document: Emissions from Production of Fluorinated Gases (PDF) (65 pp, 382K)
- Response to Comments (PDF) (161 pp, 759K)
- Economic Impact Assessment (PDF) (107 pp, 671K)
- Information Sheet (PDF) (7 pp, 70K)
- Monitoring Checklist (PDF) (4 pp, 59K)
- Optional Form for Request for Extension of Use of Best Available Monitoring Methods (BAMM) (PDF) (7 pp, 108K)