EPA Tackles Industry Concerns With GHG Reporting

Law360, New York (August 11, 2010, 1:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed amendments to its greenhouse gas reporting rule in an effort to address industry concerns about burdensome requirements for keeping track of emissions.

The changes, revealed Tuesday in a Federal Register notice, include providing additional clarity on existing requirements, allowing simplified calculation methods for certain emission sources and pushing back deadlines on installation of measurement equipment.

The mandatory reporting of greenhouse gases rule, which was issued Oct. 30, required businesses that release more than 25,000 tons of greenhouse gases annually...
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