Industries Win Extension Of GHG Reporting Deadline

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 9:49 PM EST) -- Companies reporting greenhouse gas emissions data to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time will have more time to submit the information, according to a Tuesday announcement by the agency.

The reporting program required businesses that release more than 25,000 tons of GHGs annually to begin tracking their emissions in January 2010 and to make their first emissions reports publicly available by March 31.

The agency decided to extend the March deadline following conversations with industries impacted by the controversial reporting program. The agency...
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