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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AR33 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units 

On June 25, 2013, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work expeditiously to complete greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for the power sector. The Agency is using its authority under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) to issue emission guidelines to address GHG emissions from existing power plants. The Presidential Memorandum directs the EPA to issue proposed GHG guidelines for existing power plants by no later than June 1, 2014, and issue final guidelines by no later than June 1, 2015. In addition, the Presidential Memorandum directs the EPA, in the guidelines, to require States to submit to EPA the implementation plans required under section 111(d) of the CAA by no later than June 30, 2016. On June 18, 2014, the EPA proposed emission guidelines for States to follow in developing plans to address GHG emissions from existing fossil-fired EGU, using its authority under CAA 111(d). On November 4, 2014, the EPA published a supplemental proposal to address GHG emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired EGU on tribal lands and in U.S. territories.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/18/2014  79 FR 34829   
NPRM Comment Period Extended  09/25/2014  79 FR 57492   
Notice  10/30/2014  79 FR 64543   
Supplemental NPRM  11/04/2014  79 FR 65481   
Notice  11/13/2014  79 FR 67406   
Final Rule  08/00/2015 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0602. Split from RIN 2060-AQ91.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: Yes 
Energy Effects: Statement of Energy Effects planned as required by Executive Order 13211.  Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Split from 2060-AQ91 
Agency Contact:
Amy Vasu
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-0107
Fax:919 541-0824

Colin Boswell
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2034

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