[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 9797-9798]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04197]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 98

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0526; FRL-9942-95-OAR]
RIN 2060-AS60


2015 Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data 
Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of public comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: The EPA is announcing an extension of the public comment 
period for the proposed rule titled ``2015 Revisions and 
Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements under the Greenhouse 
Gas Reporting Rule''. The public comment period for this proposal began 
on January 29, 2016. This document announces the extension of the 
deadline for public comments from February 29, 2016 to March 30, 2016.

DATES: Comment Due Date: The comment due date of February 29, 2016, for 
the proposed rule published on January 15, 2016, at 81 FR 2536, is 
extended to March 30, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OAR-2015-0526, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. The 
EPA may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not 
submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential 
Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is 
restricted by statute. Multimedia submissions (audio, video,

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etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is 
considered the official comment and should include discussion of all 
points you wish to make. The EPA will generally not consider comments 
or comment contents located outside of the primary submission (i.e. on 
the web, cloud, or other file sharing system). For additional 
submission methods, the full EPA public comment policy, information 
about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general guidance on making 
effective comments, please visit http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/commenting-epa-dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carole Cook, Climate Change Division, 
Office of Atmospheric Programs (MC-6207J), Environmental Protection 
Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone 
number: (202) 343-9263; fax number: (202) 343-2342; email address: 
[email protected]. For technical information, please go to the 
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program Web site, http://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/index.html. To submit a question, select Help Center, 
followed by ``Contact Us.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Worldwide Web (WWW)

    In addition to being available in the docket, an electronic copy of 
today's proposal will also be available through the WWW. Following the 
Administrator's signature, a copy of this action will be posted on the 
EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Web site at http://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting.

Additional Information on Submitting Comments

    To expedite review of your comments by Agency staff, you are 
encouraged to send a separate copy of your comments, in adition to the 
copy you submit to the official docket, to Carole Cook, U.S. EPA, 
Office of Atmospheric Program, Climate Change Division, Mail Code 
6207A, Washington, DC 20460, telephone (202) 343-9263, email address: 
[email protected].

Background

    In this action, the EPA is providing notice that it is extending 
the comment period on the proposed rule titled ``2015 Revisions and 
Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements under the Greenhouse 
Gas Reporting Rule'', which was published on January 15, 2016 (81 FR 
2536). The previous deadline for submitting public comment on that rule 
was February 29, 2016. The EPA is extending that deadline to March 30, 
2016. This extension will provide the general public additional time 
for participation and comments.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 98

    Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, 
Greenhouse gases, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

     Dated: February 22, 2016.
Sarah Dunham,
Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-04197 Filed 2-25-16; 8:45 am]
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