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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00092


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00092
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1001 Air Quality Control Commission
CCR Number 5 CCR 1001-26
CCR Title Colorado Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Emission Reduction Requirements

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 02/21/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00092.doc
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00092.doc
Statutory Authority Section 25-7-101, C.R.S., et seq, and specifically Sections 25-7-102, 25-7-105, 25-7-105.1, 25-7-106, 25-7-109, 25-7-114.1, 25-7-114.2, and 114.7; 25-7-140; 24-4-103 and 25-7-110, 25-7-110.5 and 25-7-110.8 C.R.S., as applicable and amended.
Description of Subjects/Issues To consider establishing a new Regulation Number 22 as proposed by the Air Pollution Control Division to satisfy requirements the General Assembly set forth in the Colorado Air Pollution and Control Act (the Act), Section 25-7-140(2)(a)(I), C.R.S., directing adoption of reporting requirements for greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting entities; and an additional GHG reduction strategy toward addressing statewide reduction goals as set forth in Sections 25-7-102(g), 105(e)(1), and 140(2)(a)(III), C.R.S., through the phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in manufacturing and end-uses involving aerosol propellants, chillers, foam, and stationary refrigeration. Alternative proposals regarding the greenhouse gas reporting rule (Regulation Number 22, Part A, as proposed), including additional source categories and/or alternative reporting thresholds for source categories already covered in the proposed rule, additional voluntary reporting categories, alternative methods and protocols for reporting, and modified reporting deadlines may also be considered. Alternative proposals regarding the HFC phase-out rule (Regulation Number 22, Part B., Section I., as proposed), including the regulation of additional categories of refrigerant use, may also be considered.
Purpose/Objective of Rule To establish a new Regulation Number 22 as proposed by the Air Pollution Control Division to satisfy requirements the General Assembly set forth in the Colorado Air Pollution and Control Act (the Act), Section 25-7-140(2)(a)(I), C.R.S., directing adoption of reporting requirements for greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting entities; and an additional GHG reduction strategy toward addressing statewide reduction goals as set forth in Sections 25-7-102(g), 105(e)(1), and 140(2)(a)(III), C.R.S., through the phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in manufacturing and end-uses involving aerosol propellants, chillers, foam, and stationary refrigeration. Alternative proposals regarding the greenhouse gas reporting rule (Regulation Number 22, Part A, as proposed), including additional source categories and/or alternative reporting thresholds for source categories already covered in the proposed rule, additional voluntary reporting categories, alternative methods and protocols for reporting, and modified reporting deadlines may also be considered. Alternative proposals regarding the HFC phase-out rule (Regulation Number 22, Part B., Section I., as proposed), including the regulation of additional categories of refrigerant use, may also be considered.
Comments PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION DATE: May 20, 2020 TIME: 4:30 7:30 p.m. PARTY TESTIMONY & DELIBERATIONS DATE: May 21, 2020 TIME: To begin at 9:00 a.m. on May 21, 2020 Details can be found within the Notice of Rulemaking Hearing. Note added 03/17/2020: Status Conference will be remote via Reg 22 Status https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJIkcuypqzMvZF3anT-uvpzaKRkx1eBU-A . Prehearing Conference will be remote via Reg 22 Prehearing https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vpIuc-igrzsjdARVNv8kRqd8TtFn_X44Yg .
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number HB19-1261 and SB19-096
Hearing Date 05/20/2020
Hearing Time 04:30 PM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Sabin Conference Room
Contact Name Clay Clarke
Contact Title Program Supervisor
Contact Telephone 303-692-6330
Contact email clay.clarke@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02020-00092.doc
Adopted Date 05/22/2020
AGO requested date 05/22/2020
Attorney General Opinion 06/05/2020
Colorado Register publication date 06/25/2020
Effective Date 07/15/2020
Inserted into CCR 07/30/2020