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Arkansas GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting: 40 CFR 98

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GHG permitting: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 19.304, AR Reg. 19.901 to 19.904, 40 CFR 52.21, 40 CFR 52.181, and AR Reg. 26.101 to 26.1202

GHG reduction targets: House Bill (HB) 2460 (Act 696)

Climate Action Plan (CAP): HB 2460

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Before 2009, little action was taken at the federal level, beyond voluntary initiatives, to implement greenhouse gas (GHG) management strategies ensuring that GHG emissions are accounted for and controlled. However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has changed its stance and is initiating actions to monitor and control GHG emissions.

Arkansas has developed statutes and policies to address GHG emissions in order to meet state-established GHG emissions reduction targets.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Air Division will administer the state's GHG management programs.

State Requirements

REPORTING GHG EMISSIONS

Mandatory Reporting

At this time, Arkansas has no mandatory GHG reporting requirements beyond the federal mandatory GHG reporting rule. See the national section GHG MANAGEMENT for more information on mandatory GHG reporting.

GHG PERMITTING

AR Reg. 19.304, AR Reg. 19.901 to 19.904, 40 CFR 52.21, 40 CFR 52.181, and AR Reg. 26.101 to 26.1202

GHG emissions thresholds have been established above which sources must comply with the requirements of Prevention of Significant Deterioration and/or the Title V Operating Permit program. The permitting thresholds ...


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State Requirements

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