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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 97 → Subpart GG


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 GG—CAIR NOX Allowance Transfers


Contents
§97.160   Submission of CAIR NOX allowance transfers.
§97.161   EPA recordation.
§97.162   Notification.

§97.160   Submission of CAIR NOX allowance transfers.

A CAIR authorized account representative seeking recordation of a CAIR NOX allowance transfer shall submit the transfer to the Administrator. To be considered correctly submitted, the CAIR NOX allowance transfer shall include the following elements, in a format specified by the Administrator:

(a) The account numbers for both the transferor and transferee accounts;

(b) The serial number of each CAIR NOX allowance that is in the transferor account and is to be transferred; and

(c) The name and signature of the CAIR authorized account representative of the transferor account and the date signed.

§97.161   EPA recordation.

(a) Within 5 business days (except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section) of receiving a CAIR NOX allowance transfer, the Administrator will record a CAIR NOX allowance transfer by moving each CAIR NOX allowance from the transferor account to the transferee account as specified by the request, provided that:

(1) The transfer is correctly submitted under §97.160; and

(2) The transferor account includes each CAIR NOX allowance identified by serial number in the transfer.

(b) A CAIR NOX allowance transfer that is submitted for recordation after the allowance transfer deadline for a control period and that includes any CAIR NOX allowances allocated for any control period before such allowance transfer deadline will not be recorded until after the Administrator completes the deductions under §97.154 for the control period immediately before such allowance transfer deadline.

(c) Where a CAIR NOX allowance transfer submitted for recordation fails to meet the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section, the Administrator will not record such transfer.

§97.162   Notification.

(a) Notification of recordation. Within 5 business days of recordation of a CAIR NOX allowance transfer under §97.161, the Administrator will notify the CAIR authorized account representatives of both the transferor and transferee accounts.

(b) Notification of non-recordation. Within 10 business days of receipt of a CAIR NOX allowance transfer that fails to meet the requirements of §97.161(a), the Administrator will notify the CAIR authorized account representatives of both accounts subject to the transfer of:

(1) A decision not to record the transfer, and

(2) The reasons for such non-recordation.

(c) Nothing in this section shall preclude the submission of a CAIR NOX allowance transfer for recordation following notification of non-recordation.

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