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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 98Subpart AA → §98.276


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 98—MANDATORY GREENHOUSE GAS REPORTING
Subpart AA—Pulp and Paper Manufacturing


§98.276   Data reporting requirements.

In addition to the information required by §98.3(c) and the applicable information required by §98.36, each annual report must contain the information in paragraphs (a) through (l) of this section as applicable:

(a) Annual emissions of CO2, biogenic CO2, CH4, biogenic CH4 N2O, and biogenic N2O (metric tons per year).

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Basis for determining the annual mass of the spent liquor solids combusted (whether based on T650 om-05 Solids Content of Black Liquor, TAPPI (incorporated by reference, see §98.7) or an online measurement system).

(d) [Reserved]

(e) The default emission factor for CO2, CH4, or N2O, used in Equation AA-1 of this subpart (kg CO2, CH4, or N2O per mmBtu).

(f)-(i) [Reserved]

(j) Annual steam purchases (pounds of steam per year).

(k) Total annual production of unbleached virgin chemical pulp produced onsite during the reporting year in air-dried metric tons per year. This total annual production value is the sum of all kraft, semichemical, soda, and sulfite pulp produced onsite, prior to bleaching, through all virgin pulping lines. Do not include mechanical pulp or secondary fiber repulped for paper production in the virgin pulp production total.

(l) For each pulp mill lime kiln, report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(1) and (2) of this section.

(1) The quantity of calcium oxide (CaO) produced (metric tons).

(2) The percent of annual heat input, individually for each fossil fuel type.

[74 FR 56374, Oct. 30, 2009, as amended at 75 FR 79166, Dec. 17, 2010; 78 FR 71965, Nov. 29, 2013; 79 FR 63797, Oct. 24, 2014]

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