Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule (Final)
Dec. 9, 2016
EPA is amending specific provisions in the GHG Reporting Rule to streamline and improve implementation of the rule, to improve the quality and consistency of the data collected under the rule, and to clarify or provide minor updates to certain provisions that have been the subject of questions from reporting entities. This action also finalizes confidentiality determinations for certain data elements. In addition, this is the final action on reconsideration in response to a Petition for Reconsideration regarding specific aspects of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule. This rule is effective on 1 January 2017. POC is Carole Cook, Climate Change Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs (MC-6207J), EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; tel: (202) 343-9334; fax: (202) 343-2342; email: GHGReporting@epa.gov ( Federal Register; 9 December 2016 [Rules and Regulations], pages 89188-89274).