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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 98Subpart A → §98.1

Title 40: Protection of Environment
Subpart A—General Provision

§98.1   Purpose and scope.

(a) This part establishes mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting requirements for owners and operators of certain facilities that directly emit GHG as well as for certain suppliers. For suppliers, the GHGs reported are the quantity that would be emitted from combustion or use of the products supplied.

(b) Owners and operators of facilities and suppliers that are subject to this part must follow the requirements of this subpart and all applicable subparts of this part. If a conflict exists between a provision in subpart A and any other applicable subpart, the requirements of the applicable subpart shall take precedence.

(c) For facilities required to report under onshore petroleum and natural gas production under subpart W of this part, the terms Owner and Operator used in subpart A have the same definition as Onshore petroleum and natural gas production owner or operator, as defined in §98.238 of this part.

[74 FR 56374, Oct. 30, 2009, as amended at 75 FR 39758, July 12, 2010; 76 FR 73898, Nov. 29, 2011; 76 FR 80573, Dec. 23, 2011]

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