GHG reporting Articles

  • GHG reporting updates

    The U.S. EPA’s regulation for reporting of greenhouse gases (GHG), or the Mandatory GHG Reporting Rule (40 CFR part 98), has undergone many changes since it was initially published on October 30, 2009. Key changes include the following: A number of new subparts were finalized covering many additional industrial sectors such as natural gas and petroleum systems, electronics manufacturing, ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA GHG Reporting Rule: Are you ready for Jan. 2010

    Do you know the details of the EPA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule? Tracking carbon emissions will now be mandatory. The GHG Reporting Rule, which was announced in September, requires that specific industries or facilities that emit over 25,000 metric tons of CO2e need to track greenhouse gas emissions beginning January 1, ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • GHG Reporting Rule

    G 6.1 | Requirements and Developments in Environmental and Carbon Reporting and Disclosure John Fillo | Senior Engineer, Sentech, Inc. Climate change and carbon risk management are complex environmental and societal issues, as well as fundamental business issues. Increased reporting and disclosure of environmental and carbon exposures and liabilities, risks and opportunities are driven ...

  • Greenhouse gas reporting in the ethylene manufacturing sector

    Abstract The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR), codified in Part 98 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, requires numerous manufacturing sectors including ethylene manufacturing plants in the U.S. to report actual GHG emissions from applicable facilities starting with reporting year 2010. This paper describes the types of GHG emission sources at ethylene plants that ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Update on greenhouse gas regulations - prepared for the Midwestern food processors association, December 2009

    Outline: I will cover… Introduction/Background on GHGs Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR) -What Food Processors Need to know Applicability: Am I subject? Timeline: By when? Requirements: What if I am subject? Priorities… Endangerment Finding, Cascading Implications Light Duty Vehicle Rule vs Food Processing? Tailoring Rule vs Food Processing? Strategies for ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • TEAM Program Gets SMART with ClimateCHECK

    TEAM is a Canadian government program that supports clean technology projects by providing funding at the pre-commercial stage. Because the program’s mandate limits support to projects that can prove greenhouse gas reductions, TEAM relies on consultants to complete the required GHG project reporting.Reports use the program-specifi c SMART methodology, considered to be the gold standard for GHG ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Federal GHG reporting rule proposed

    On March 10, 2009, EPA proposed federal greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting requirements as authorized by the FY08 Omnibus Appropriations Act (H.R. 2794; Public Law 110-161), signed Dec. 26, 2007. EPA developed the rule to collect comprehensive GHG emissions data that can be used to inform EPA and government agencies for future policy decisions. EPA’s rulemaking approach used screening criteria ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • The Emissions Trifecta: Combining Title V, Air Emissions and GHG Reporting

    With greenhouse gas (GHG) and other pollutants meeting increased scrutiny worldwide, governmental agencies have put multiple regulations and environmental programs in place to tackle this growing problem. But effectively tracking and managing data for Title V, an air emissions inventory and the EPA’s new mandatory GHG reporting rule can prove to be overwhelming for companies, consuming ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • 2010 EPA GHG Reporting Rule: Key Questions to Ask Your Vendor When Selecting a Software Solution

    This white paper addresses the software challenges companies now face in their effort to comply with EPA’s new Mandatory Reporting Rule (“GHG Rule”) and suggests key questions corporations should ask software vendors when selecting a system. It explains why complying with the GHG Rule requires a software solution that guides the reporter through the process, avoids costly ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Conforming to GHG reporting rules – Case Study

    In 2011, a new EPA rule (40 CFR Part 98) went into effect requiring a wide range of companies that emit Green House Gases (GHG) to submit annual reports to the EPA. These were primarily large facilities emitting 25,000 metric tons of carbon dioxideequivalent (mtCO2e) or more of GHG emissions per year. The 25,000 mtCO2e limit was chosen because it is estimated that 80% of the CO2 emitted comes ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Asian organizations commit to advance corporate action on climate change

    Companies around the world are increasingly measuring and managing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in response to drivers like consumer preference, purchaser demands, and sustainability goals. As a growing number of Asian companies look to manage their emissions, they’ll require training and resources available in their own languages and cultural contexts. To that end, the Greenhouse ...

  • 2010 EPA GHG Reporting Rule: Key Questions to Ask Your Vendor When Selecting a Software Solution

    This white paper addresses the software challenges companies now face in their effort to comply with EPA’s new Mandatory Reporting Rule (“GHG Rule”) and suggests key questions corporations should ask software vendors when selecting a system. It explains why complying with the GHG Rule requires a software solution that guides the reporter through the process, avoids costly errors, and reduces the ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Preparing for mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions reporting [checklist]

    Here at Drumbeat, we are firm believers in prior planning! As news of the forthcoming mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions reporting for all listed companies hits the business press, we thought we would compile a handy checklist for those that need to comply. Determine your reporting period. GHG mandatory reporting starts on 1st Oct 2013. You need to know when your organisation’s ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • New Mandatory GHG Reporting for the Oil and Gas Industry

    On January 14, 2015, the Obama Administration announced an update to its March 2014 “Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector” (Strategy). Within this announcement it was revealed that the Administration would be taking a host of future actions in order to achieve their methane reduction goals, including the following: Proposing and setting standards for ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Wastewater Treatment Plants

    ABSTRACT A greenhouse gas inventory identifies the sources and quantities of GHG emissions from a facility or a larger organization. Several best practice standards exist that provide guidance for conducting GHG inventories for industrial facilities like a WWTP. Key considerations in a WWTP GHG inventory will include emissions associated with thefacility’s energy use as well as methane produced ...

  • CSA standards and the climate registry join forces in support of consistent emissions reporting

    As announced in a press release on August 19th 2009, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has recently been established between two of the major players in the Canadian standards and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions industries. Leading Canadian standards-based solutions organization, CSA Standards, and the leading North American GHG registry, The Climate Registry, have come together through the MoU ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Understanding GHG verification requirements

    Many organizations are required to report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the U.S. EPA mandated by the Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR). Effective December 29, 2009, large sources and suppliers in the United States will begin collecting data on January 1, 2010 and report GHG emissions to EPA by March 31, 2011. Similar to the EPA MRR, many states also have mandatory reporting requirements. The map ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA`s mandatory GHG emissions reporting commences Jan 1st in US

    The Envinronmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its new mandatory GHG reporting program will commence on January 1st 2010 with reports being due in 2011. The new mandatory GHG rule from the EPA brings some changes from the originally proposed rule. Some of the changes are outlined below. INDUSTRIES INCLUDEDExcluded from reporting are the following industries: Electronics manufacturing ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • More Changes Ahead for the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule

    More Changes Ahead for the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule U.S. EPA continues to work on the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule (MRR) that was codified at 40 CFR Part 98 on October 30, 2009 (74 FR 56260). So far this work has included proposed new source categories and proposed amendments to the general provisions of the original MRR that will impact sources that are required to report ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • The changing picture of greenhouse gas reporting for landfills

    With the implementation of Federal Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting in 2010, landfill owners can find themselves subject to GHG reporting regulations at the federal level, and in some cases, also at the state or local level. This article will review the Federal Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR) requirements for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills subject to mandatory reporting under 40 ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

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