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Subpart TT – Industrial Waste Landfills

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Proposed and Promulgated Rules

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40 CFR Part 98.460
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.
Final 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)
2017
10/24/2014 79 FR 63750 Final Rule Amends reporting and recordkeeping requirements and establishes an alternative electronic verification approach for 23 subparts to address concerns regarding public disclosure of business sensitive information while maintaining EPA’s ability to verify emissions and ensure compliance.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF) (51 pp, 633K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF)(31 pp, 550K)
Memorandum: List of ‘Inputs to Equations’ Data Elements Not To Be Reported
More Information
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
08/24/2012 77 FR 51477 Final Rule Revises subparts A (General Provisions), I (Electronics Manufacturing), L (Fluorinated Gas Production), W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems), and TT (Industrial Waste Landfills) to correct errors and improve clarity and flexibility.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 462K)
Response to Comments
Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF)(19 pp, 420K)
More Information
2011
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)
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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
05/26/2011 76 FR 30782 Final Rule Finalizes confidentiality determinations for 34 subparts for data elements that are not inputs to emissions equations. Finalizes amendments to 40 CFR 2 governing CBI obtained under 40 CFR 98.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF) (37 pp, 330K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (07/07/2010) (PDF) (40 pp, 366K)
Correction Notice (PDF) (6 pp, 167K)
Response to Comments
Proposed Preamble and Rule (07/27/2010) (PDF) (4 pp, 164K)
Fact Sheet
Memo: Final Data Category Assignments and Confidentiality Determinations for Part 98 Reporting Elements
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2011
07/12/2010 75 FR 39736 Final Rule

Adds the following subparts to 40 CFR Part 98: T (Magnesium Production), FF (Underground Coal Mines), II (Industrial Wastewater Treatment), and TT (Industrial Waste Landfills); also finalizes harmonizing changes to subpart A.
Final Preamble and Rule (PDF) (43 pp, 372K)
Response to Comments
Withdrawal Notice (PDF)
Direct Final Rule (03/16/2010) (PDF) *(8 pp, 165K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (03/16/2010) (PDF)(3 pp, 140K)
Proposed Preamble and Rule (04/10/2009)
Subpart TT Technical Support Document: Landfills
More Information on Subparts TFFII

* The direct final rule received adverse comment and was subsequently withdrawn.

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