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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 97Subpart DDDDD → §97.716


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 97—FEDERAL NOX BUDGET TRADING PROGRAM, CAIR NOX AND SO2 TRADING PROGRAMS, CSAPR NOX AND SO2 TRADING PROGRAMS, AND TEXAS SO2 TRADING PROGRAM
Subpart DDDDD—CSAPR SO2 Group 2 Trading Program


§97.716   Certificate of representation.

(a) A complete certificate of representation for a designated representative or an alternate designated representative shall include the following elements in a format prescribed by the Administrator:

(1) Identification of the CSAPR SO2 Group 2 source, and each CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit at the source, for which the certificate of representation is submitted, including source name, source category and NAICS code (or, in the absence of a NAICS code, an equivalent code), State, plant code, county, latitude and longitude, unit identification number and type, identification number and nameplate capacity (in MWe, rounded to the nearest tenth) of each generator served by each such unit, actual or projected date of commencement of commercial operation, and a statement of whether such source is located in Indian country. If a projected date of commencement of commercial operation is provided, the actual date of commencement of commercial operation shall be provided when such information becomes available.

(2) The name, address, e-mail address (if any), telephone number, and facsimile transmission number (if any) of the designated representative and any alternate designated representative.

(3) A list of the owners and operators of the CSAPR SO2 Group 2 source and of each CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit at the source.

(4) The following certification statements by the designated representative and any alternate designated representative—

(i) “I certify that I was selected as the designated representative or alternate designated representative, as applicable, by an agreement binding on the owners and operators of the source and each CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit at the source.”

(ii) “I certify that I have all the necessary authority to carry out my duties and responsibilities under the CSAPR SO2 Group 2 Trading Program on behalf of the owners and operators of the source and of each CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit at the source and that each such owner and operator shall be fully bound by my representations, actions, inactions, or submissions and by any decision or order issued to me by the Administrator regarding the source or unit.”

(iii) “Where there are multiple holders of a legal or equitable title to, or a leasehold interest in, a CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit, or where a utility or industrial customer purchases power from a CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit under a life-of-the-unit, firm power contractual arrangement, I certify that: I have given a written notice of my selection as the ‘designated representative’ or ‘alternate designated representative’, as applicable, and of the agreement by which I was selected to each owner and operator of the source and of each CSAPR SO2 Group 2 unit at the source; and CSAPR SO2 Group 2 allowances and proceeds of transactions involving CSAPR SO2 Group 2 allowances will be deemed to be held or distributed in proportion to each holder's legal, equitable, leasehold, or contractual reservation or entitlement, except that, if such multiple holders have expressly provided for a different distribution of CSAPR SO2 Group 2 allowances by contract, CSAPR SO2 Group 2 allowances and proceeds of transactions involving CSAPR SO2 Group 2 allowances will be deemed to be held or distributed in accordance with the contract.”

(5) The signature of the designated representative and any alternate designated representative and the dates signed.

(b) Unless otherwise required by the Administrator, documents of agreement referred to in the certificate of representation shall not be submitted to the Administrator. The Administrator shall not be under any obligation to review or evaluate the sufficiency of such documents, if submitted.

(c) A certificate of representation under this section that complies with the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section except that it contains the acronym “TR” in place of the acronym “CSAPR” in the required certification statements will be considered a complete certificate of representation under this section, and the certification statements included in such certificate of representation will be interpreted as if the acronym “CSAPR” appeared in place of the acronym “TR”.

[76 FR 48458, Aug. 8, 2011, as amended at 81 FR 74620, Oct. 26, 2016]

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