Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
Subpart UU – Injection of Carbon Dioxide
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This rule requires reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from facilities that inject carbon dioxide underground for the purposes of enhanced oil and gas recovery or any other purpose other than geologic sequestration. Facilities that report under subpart RR for a well or group of wells are not required to report under subpart UU for that well or group of wells.
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 »
December 17, 2012
EPA has evaluated (PDF) (34 pp, 297K) inputs whose reporting deadline was deferred until 2013 following the process that was outlined in the final inputs deferral rule, and does not plan to take further action regarding the 2013 inputs. Therefore, inputs to equations whose reporting was deferred until 2013 must be reported to EPA by April 1, 2013, for reporting years 2010, 2011, and 2012 as applicable. The 2013 inputs will be reported as part of the RY 2012 reporting process. More info (PDF) » 3 pp, 48K)
 76 FR 53057 published 8/25/11, p.53061
 Because March 31, 2013 falls on a weekend, the deadline is moved to the next business day which is April 1, 2013.
 Facilities should have this information for prior years because inputs to equations are required to be kept as recordkeeping (see 40 CFR Part 98.3).
Proposed and Promulgated Rules
|Federal Register Date||Citation||Action||Description|
|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)
|08/13/2012||77 FR 48072||Final Rule||Finalizes confidentiality determinations for most data elements to be reported under nine subparts; defers the deadline for reporting certain recently added data elements that are inputs to emission equations in three subparts; finalizes amendments to Electronics Manufacturing (subpart I) to remove the requirement for a facility to recalculate the previous reporting years’ emissions and resubmit them to EPA where use of BAMM is allowed.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (88 pp, 287K)
Fact Sheet: Final Confidentiality Determinations for Nine Subparts and Amendments to Subparts A and I (PDF) (3 pp, 44K)
|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 75060||Final Rule||Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases from Carbon Dioxide Injection and Geologic Sequestration
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (31 pp, 340K)
|04/12/2010||75 FR 18576||Proposed Rule||Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases from Carbon Dioxide Injection and Geologic Sequestration
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (31 pp, 280K)
- Proposed Confidentiality Determinations Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 50K)
- Press Release (11/22/2010)
- Factsheet (PDF) (3 pp, 43K)
- Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) (4 pp, 52K)
- PowerPoint Briefing (PDF) (7 pp, 45K)
- Response to Comments (PDF) (200 pp, 1.5M)
- General Technical Support Document (PDF) (98 pp, 1.2M)
- Economic Impact Analysis (PDF) (80 pp, 510K)
- Information Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 39K)