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Carbon Pollution Standards for Modified and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

a.k.a. EGU Carbon Pollution Standards - Modified and Reconstructed Sources (Section 111(b))

RIN: 2060-AR88 (What's this?)

Docket No.: EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0603 (What's this?)

Current Phase: Proposal (What's this?)

This final rule will amend the electric generating units (EGU) New Source Performance Standards for modified and reconstructed facilities for greenhouse gas (GHG) under Clean Air Act section 111(b).


NPRM: Sent to OMB for Regulatory Review04/18/2014
NPRM: Received by OMB04/21/2014
NPRM: Regulatory Review Concluded05/31/2014
NPRM: Comment Period Open06/18/2014
NPRM: Published in FR06/18/2014
NPRM: Public Meeting07/29/2014
NPRM: Public Meeting07/30/2014
NPRM: Public Meeting07/31/2014
NPRM: Public Meeting08/01/2014
NPRM: Comment Period Closed10/16/2014
Final Rule: Published in FR06/2015 (projected)

Potential Effects

Environmental Justice
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  • This topic is likely to impact the environmental conditions of vulnerable populations.

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  • NPRM - 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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