EPA Tightens Reporting Rules For Some GHGs

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 7:30 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized updates to its greenhouse gas reporting requirements on Wednesday that assign a higher global warming impact to six classes of air pollutants, reflecting the latest internationally accepted scientific consensus.

The EPA is updating the so-called global warming potentials of certain compounds under its Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, saying the revisions would better characterize the climate impacts of individual greenhouse gases and ensure consistency across U.S. pollution abatement efforts, according to a final rule scheduled to publish in the Federal Register Nov....
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