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Connecticut GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:

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Mandatory reporting: 22a-174-31 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 40 CFR 98

GHG Permitting: 22a-174-3a(k) RCSA and 22a-174-33 RCSA

GHG reduction targets: 22a Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 446c-22a-200a and Public Act No. 08-98

Climate Action Plan (CAP): 22a CGS 446c-22a-200a, Public Act No. 08-98, and Executive Order (E.O.) 46

Climate Change Adaptation: Public Act No. 08-98

Vehicle GHG emissions: 22a-174-36b RCSA

Carbon dioxide (CO2) cap-and-trade program: 22a-174-31 RCSA

GHG offset projects: 22a-174-31a RCSA

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management

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 has changed its stance and is initiating actions to monitor and control GHG emissions.

Connecticut has developed statutes and regulations addressing GHG emissions in order to meet state-established GHG emissions reduction targets. In addition, the state is working with other states to implement regional programs to monitor and control GHG emissions.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Air Management administers the state's climate change programs to address GHG emissions and coordinates with other states to assist in the implementation of regional GHG management ...


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