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Regulation to Establish Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (Change Worksheet for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Subpart W)
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No material or nonsubstantive change to a currently approved collection
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Approved without change
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The United States (U.S.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding Subpart W to the recently promulgated Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program established under 40 CFR 98. Subpart W applies to the calculation and reporting of vented, fugitive, flare combustion emissions, and stationary and portable equipment combustion emissions from selected equipment at the following facilities that emit equal to or greater than 25,000 metric tons (mt) of CO2-equivalent (CO2e) per year from source categories covered by the mandatory GHG reporting rule: offshore petroleum and natural gas production entities , onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities (including enhanced oil recovery (EOR)), onshore natural gas processing facilities, onshore natural gas transmission compression facilities, onshore natural gas storage facilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage facilities, LNG import and export facilities and natural gas distribution facilities owned or operated by local distribution companies (LDCs). This ICR supplements the ICR for ICR for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases; Final Rule (EPA ICR No. 2300.03). EPA will merge these ICRs when they are renewed in the future.
US Code: 42 USC 7401 et seq Name of Law: Clean Air Act
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Number of Information Collection (IC) in this ICR:
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule, Subpart W: Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems
5900-220, 5900-219, 5900-222, 5900-221
Form A Part I - Request for BAMM Extension thru December 31, 2011
Form B Part I - Request for BAMM Extension thru December 31, 2011
Form C Part I - Request for BAMM Extension thru December 31, 2011
Form D Part I - Request to use BAMM for Sources Referenced in 98.234(f)(5)(iv)
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Change Due to New Statute
Change Due to Agency Discretion
Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate
Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
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Does this IC contain surveys, censuses, or employ statistical methods?
Is the Supporting Statement intended to be a Privacy Impact Assessment required by the E-Government Act of 2002?
Is this ICR related to the Affordable Care Act [PPACA, P.L. 111-148 & 111-152]?
Is this ICR related to the Dodd-Frank Act [Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 111-203]?
Is this ICR related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)?
Kate Cardamone 202 343-9109 Cardamone.Kate@epa.gov
Common Form ICR:
On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
(a) It is necessary for the proper performance of agency functions;
(b) It avoids unnecessary duplication;
(c) It reduces burden on small entities;
(d) It uses plain, coherent, and unambiguous language that is understandable to respondents;
(e) Its implementation will be consistent and compatible with current reporting and recordkeeping practices;
(f) It indicates the retention periods for recordkeeping requirements;
(g) It informs respondents of the information called for under 5 CFR 1320.8 (b)(3) about:
(i) Why the information is being collected;
(ii) Use of information;
(iii) Burden estimate;
(iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
(v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
(vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
(h) It was developed by an office that has planned and allocated resources for the efficient and effective management and use of the information to be collected.
(i) It uses effective and efficient statistical survey methodology (if applicable); and
(j) It makes appropriate use of information technology.
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.