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Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)

Rulemaking Notices for GHG Reporting

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This page provides a listing of Federal Register notices and links to more information for rule changes and proposed rule changes that affect the reporting requirements for Reporting Year 2017 and beyond.

For a list of all Federal Register notices for the GHGRP, visit the Historical Rulemakings page. During the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule (Part 98) proposal phase, EPA also developed a number of supporting materials, including technical support documents and responses to comments received on the proposal, which you can find in the Proposed Rule Archive.

Federal Register Rulemaking Notices for Reporting Year 2016 and beyond
Federal Register Date Citation Action Description First reporting year impacted
12/09/2016 81 FR 89188 Final Rule

Revises 29 subparts to streamline implementation, improve data quality, provide flexibility, and clarify the rule. Establishes confidentiality determinations for new or substantially revised data elements. Final action in response to a Petition for Reconsideration.
Preamble and Rule (PDF)(87 pp, 801K)
Response to Comments
Final Rule Fact Sheet
Memo: Table of Final 2015 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF)(91 pp, 890K)

2016
2017
2018
(Varies depending on subpart)
11/30/2016 81 FR 86490 Final Rule Revises subpart W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems) to add new monitoring methods consistent with the New Source Performance Standard for the oil and gas industry. Also finalizes emission factors for leaking equipment, and establishes confidentiality determinations for new or substantially revised data elements.
Preamble and Rule (PDF)(30 pp, 393K)
Response to Comments
Final Rule Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF) (20 pp, 352K)
2017

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