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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AQ91 Publication ID: Fall 2011 
Title: Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Electric Generating Units for New Sources 
Abstract: This action will amend the electric generating units (EGUs) New Source Performance Standard and add a section 111(b) greenhouse gas (GHG) standard for new and modified facilities. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: CAA 111   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Judicial    09/30/2011 
Final  Judicial    05/25/2012 

Statement of Need: EPA entered into settlement agreement with multiple State and environmental petitioners on December 21, 2010, to establish standards of performance for GHGs for new EGUs and emissions guidelines for GHGs from existing EGUs.

Summary of the Legal Basis: Clean Air Act, section 111

Alternatives: Not yet determined.

Anticipated Costs and Benefits: Not yet determined.

Risks: Not yet determined.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/00/2012    
Final Action  06/00/2012    
Additional Information: EPA Docket information: EPA-HQ-OAP-2011-0660
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: Undetermined 
Energy Effects: Statement of Energy Effects planned as required by Executive Order 13211.  Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
Sectors Affected: 221 Utilities 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Christian Fellner
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-4003
Fax:919 541-4991

Brian Shrager
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-7689
Fax:919 541-5450