The US And Canadian GHG Reporting Rules

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 2:00 PM EDT) -- On Sept. 22, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator issued its Final Rule for Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases.

Based on existing Clean Air Act authority, the rule requires large U.S. emissions sources and major U.S. fuel suppliers to monitor their greenhouse gas emissions and report the results to EPA.

Canada has had GHG reporting rules for some time, but there are a few key differences to keep in mind, particularly for companies that have operations or facilities in both countries.

The EPA’s new rule...
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