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.
Visit the Capture, Supply, and Underground Injection of Carbon Dioxide page for more information about this sector.
Proposed and Promulgated Rules
|Federal Register Date||Citation||Action||Description|
|12/09/2016||81 FR 89188||Final Rule||Finalizes revisions to specific provisions covering 29 subparts of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule to streamline implementation, improve data quality, more accurately reflect industry practices, and provide clarification.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (87 pp, 801K)
Final Rule Fact Sheet
Proposed Preamble and Rule (PDF) (91 pp, 890K)
|11/29/2013||78 FR 71904||Final Rule||Finalizes amendments that consist of three parts: amendments related to global warming potentials (GWPs), other amendments largely based on feedback from stakeholders, and confidentiality determinations for new or revised data elements.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (79 pp, 935K)
Memo: Table of Final 2013 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Summary of Public Comments and Responses (PDF) (267 pp, 1.2MB)
|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)
Correction to Proposed Rule (PDF) (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
|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
- Subpart UU Press Release (11/22/2010)
- Subpart UU Factsheet
- Subpart UU Frequently Asked Questions
- Subpart UU PowerPoint Briefing
- Subpart UU Response to Comments
- Subpart UU General Technical Support Document
- Subpart UU Economic Impact Analysis