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Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

a.k.a. EGU Carbon Pollution Standards - New Sources


RIN: 2060-AQ91 (What's this?)

Docket No.: EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0660 (What's this?)

Current Phase: Proposal (What's this?)

Abstract:
This action will establish the first new source performance standards for greenhouse gas emissions. This rule will establish CO2 emission standards for certain new fossil fuel-fired electric generating units.

Timeline

MilestoneDate
Initiated03/24/2011
NPRM: Sent to OMB for Regulatory Review11/04/2011
NPRM: Received by OMB11/07/2011
NPRM: Regulatory Review Concluded03/26/2012
NPRM: Comment Period Open04/13/2012
NPRM: Published in FR04/13/2012
NPRM: Comment Period Extension Published in FR05/04/2012
NPRM: Comment Period Closed06/12/2012
NPRM2: Sent to OMB for Regulatory Review06/28/2013
NPRM2: Received by OMB07/02/2013
NPRM2: Regulatory Review Concluded09/19/2013
NPRM2: Published in FR01/08/2014
Withdrawal Notice: Published in FR01/08/2014
NPRM2: Comment Period Open01/08/2014
NODA: Sent to OMB for Regulatory Review01/15/2014
NODA: Received by OMB01/16/2014
NODA: Regulatory Review Concluded02/05/2014
NPRM2: Public Meeting02/06/2014
NODA: Published in FR02/26/2014
NODA: Comment Period Open02/26/2014
NODA: Comment Period Extension Published in FR03/06/2014
NPRM2: Comment Period Closed03/10/2014
NODA: Comment Period Closed03/10/2014
NODA: Comment Period Closed with Extension05/09/2014
Final Rule: Published in FR01/2015 (projected)

Potential Effects

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State Governments
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  • NPRM - This stage of the rulemaking underwent review.
  • NPRM2 - This stage of the rulemaking underwent review.
  • NODA - This stage of the rulemaking underwent review.
Citations & Authorities

Federal Register Citations

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Citation
40 CFR 60

Legal Authority
CAA 111

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