Saturday, September 11, 2010

EPA Hearing on Greenhouse Gas Permits

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold apublic hearing on its proposed federal implementation plan forgreenhouse gas permitting. The federal plan would allow EPA to issue permits for large GHG emitters located in states unable to address these emissions under their Clean Air Act permitting program. This would be a temporary measure that is in place until the state can revise its own plan and resume responsibility for permitting.

The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 6:00 p.m. EDT time, or later if necessary, at the following location:

WHO: EPA officials
WHAT: Public hearing
WHEN: September 14, 2010
WHERE: EPA Ariel Rios East Building, Room 11531301 Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C.

The public may register on the day of the hearing, and will be workedinto openings in the schedule of speakers. EPA also will accept written comments on the proposed standards until October 14, 2010.

More information and instructions for submitting written comments

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