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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AW02 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Methane Emissions and Waste Reduction Incentive Program for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems 

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 adds section 136, “Methane Emissions and Waste Reduction Incentive Program” to Title I of the Clean Air Act. Section 136 directs the Administrator to impose and collect a charge for methane emissions from applicable facilities that report to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program petroleum and natural gas systems source category (40 CFR part 98, subpart W) and that exceed statutorily specified waste emissions thresholds. The purpose of this action is to meet directives set forth in section 136 with respect to the Methane Emissions and Waste Reduction Incentive Program.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Section 3(f)(1) Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 98   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2023 
Final Rule  To Be Determined 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jennifer Bohman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 343-9548