Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
Subpart QQ – Imports and Exports of Equipment Pre-charged with Fluorinated GHGs or Containing Fluorinated GHGs in Closed-cell Foams
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Proposed and Promulgated Rules
|Federal Register Date||Citation||Action||Description|
|07/31/2014||79 FR 44332||Proposed Rule||Proposes to establish chemical-specific and default global warming potentials (GWPs) for fluorinated greenhouse gases (GHGs) and fluorinated heat transfer fluids (HTFs) that are reported to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) but that do not currently have GWPs under the Program. This would ensure that the atmospheric impacts of all fluorinated GHGs and HTFs are reflected in calculations and reporting under the GHGRP.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (21 pp, 370K)
Fact Sheet (PDF) (1 pg, 45K)
|11/29/2013||78 FR 71904||Final Rule||Finalizes amendments that consist of three parts: amendments related to global warming potentials (GWPs), other amendments largely based on feedback from stakeholders, and confidentiality determinations for new or revised data elements.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (79 pp, 935K)
Memo: Table of Final 2013 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule (PDF) (132 pp, 1M)
Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 37K)
|04/02/2013||78 FR 19802||Proposed Rule||Proposal to amend the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP), including technical amendments, amendments related to global warming potentials (GWPs), and confidentiality determinations for new or revised data elements.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (77 pp, 911K)
Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 52K)
Memorandum (PDF) (115 pp, 1M)
Correction to Proposed Rule (2 pp, 255K)
|08/13/2012||77 FR 48072||Final Rule||Finalizes confidentiality determinations for most data elements to be reported under nine subparts; defers the deadline for reporting certain recently added data elements that are inputs to emission equations in three subparts; finalizes amendments to Electronics Manufacturing (subpart I) to remove the requirement for a facility to recalculate the previous reporting years’ emissions and resubmit them to EPA where use of BAMM is allowed.
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (88 pp, 287K)
Fact Sheet: Final Confidentiality Determinations for Nine Subparts and Amendments to Subparts A and I (PDF) (3 pp, 44K)
|01/10/2012||77 FR 1434||Proposed Rule||Proposes confidentiality determinations for 8 subparts (L, DD, II, QQ, RR, SS, TT, UU) and amendments to Table A-6 in subpart A
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (19 pp, 230K)
|11/29/2011||76 FR 73866||Final Rule||2011 Technical Corrections, Clarifying and Other Amendments.
Final Rule (PDF) (25 pp, 341K)
|08/04/2011||76 FR 47392||Proposed Rule||Proposed Rulemaking – 2011 Technical Corrections, Clarifying and Other Amendments to Certain Provisions of the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Proposed Rule (PDF) (30 pp, 427K)
|12/01/2010||75 FR 74774||Final Rule||Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases: Additional Sources of Fluorinated Gases
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (89 pp, 1.0M)
|04/12/2010||40 CFR 98.90, 98.120, 98.300, 98.430, 98.450||Proposed Rule||Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases: Additional Sources of Fluorinated GHGs
Preamble and Rule (PDF) (72 pp, 546K)
|04/10/2009||40 CFR 98.90, 98.120, 98.300, 98.430, 98.450||Original Proposed Rule||Proposed Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule
Rule (PDF) (126 pp, 3.0M)
Preamble (PDF) (161 pp, 3.7M)
- Proposed Confidentiality Determinations Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 50K)
- Factsheet (PDF) (2 pp, 49K)
- Technical Support Document: Imports and Exports of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (GHGs), N2O, and CO2 in Products (PDF) (10 pp, 104K)
- Response to Comments (PDF) (11 pp, 47K)
- Economic Impact Assessment (PDF) (107 pp, 671K)
- Information Sheet (PDF) (3 pp, 49K)
- Monitoring Checklist (PDF) (2 pp, 43K)
- Slides from January 17, 2012 Webinar (PDF) (34 pp, 276K)