Update: Greenhouse gas emissions reporting rule

The final rule requiring Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, signed by the EPA Administrator on September 22, has been published in the Federal Register (October 30).

Effective December 29, 2009, the final rule applies to fossil fuel suppliers and industrial gas suppliers, direct greenhouse gas emitters and manufacturers of heavy-duty and off-road vehicles and engines.

Affected operations must begin collecting data on January 1, 2010.   The first annual GHG report is due on March 31, 2011, for GHGs emitted or products supplied during 2010.

For more information and a copy of the rule text, please contact T. Cozzie Consulting.