Public Hearing on Proposed Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule 1

Wed, 18 Nov 2009 15:00:00 GMT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold two public hearings on the proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions thresholds defining when Clean Air Act permits would apply to new or existing industrial facilities. This program would cover nearly 70 percent of the nation’s total GHG emissions from stationary sources. The nation’s largest facilities, including power plants, refineries, and cement production facilities, that emit at least 25,000 tons of GHGs a year would be required to obtain operating and construction permits.

The hearings will be held on November 18 in Arlington, Va. and November 19 in Rosemont, Ill. Both hearings will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m. local time.

Arlington, Va.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Note: Anyone attending the Arlington hearing will need to bring photo identification.


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  1. susan.kraemer@gmail Wed, 18 Nov 2009 15:21:41 GMT

    Hey cunctator,

    I write for cleantechnica these days and want to cover this tonight – is there a web link you can give? thanks! Susan (dotcommodity from dailykos)