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Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)

Subpart SS – Manufacture of Electric Transmission and Distribution Equipment

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Proposed and Promulgated Rules

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40 CFR part 98.450
Federal Register Date Citation Action Description First reporting year impacted
12/11/2014 79 FR 73750 Final Rule Adds chemical-specific and default global warming potentials (GWPs) for fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-GHGs) and fluorinated heat transfer fluids (F-HTFs) to the general provisions of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, makes conforming changes to subpart I (Electronics Manufacturing) and subpart L (Fluorinated Gas Production), amends certain provisions of subpart L, and establishes confidentiality determinations for certain reporting requirements of subpart L.
Correction Notice (PDF) (1 p, 230K)
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF)(48 pp, 796K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (01/10/2012)(19 pp, 222K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (09/11/2013) (PDF)(31 pp, 550K)
Proposed Rule (11/19/2013) (PDF)(24 pp, 400K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (7/31/2014) (PDF)(21 pp, 370K)
Notice of Data Availability (PDF)(6 pp, 251K)
2014
11/29/2013 78 FR 71904 Final Rule Updates global warming potentials (GWPs) to reflect IPCC AR4 values, and amends 27 subparts to improve and clarify reporting requirements. Establishes confidentiality determinations for new and revised data elements.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF)(79 pp, 935K)
Correction Notice (PDF) (2 pp, 248K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Memo: Table of Final 2013 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF) (77 pp, 909K)
2014
08/13/2012 77 FR 48072 Final Rule Establishes confidentiality determinations for most data elements to be reported under subparts I, W, DD, FF, II, QQ, RR, SS, TT, and UU; defers the deadline for reporting certain recently added data elements that are inputs to emission equations in subparts W, FF, and TT; finalizes amendments to subpart I to remove the requirement for a facility using Best Available Monitoring Methods (BAMM) to recalculate the previous reporting years’ emissions and resubmit to EPA.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF)(88 pp, 287K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (1/10/2012) (PDF)(19 pp, 230K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (2/22/2012) (PDF)(17 pp, 212K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (2/24/2012) (PDF)(23 pp, 261K)
More Information
2011
11/29/2011 76 FR 73866 Final Rule Amends subparts A, W, FF, II, OO, RR, and TT to clarify reporting requirements and correct technical and editorial errors.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF)(25 pp, 341K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF) (30 pp, 427K)
More Information
2011
12/01/2010 75 FR 74774 Final Rule Adds subparts I, L, DD, QQ, and SS, which are sources of fluorinated GHGs, to 40 CFR Part 98.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF)(89 pp, 1MB)
Response to Comments
Proposed Preamble and Rule (4/12/2010) (PDF)(72 pp, 546K)
Proposed Rule (4/10/2009)
Proposed Preamble (4/10/2009)
Subpart SS Fact Sheet
Subpart SS Technical Support Document: Electric Equipment Manufacture or Refurbishment and Manufacturing of Electrical Components
Subpart SS Economic Impact Assessment
More Information on Subparts ILDDQQ
2011

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