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Missouri GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting: 40 CFR 98

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Emissions standards for existing sources of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2): House Bill 1631

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality

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.

Missouri has prepared a climate action plan (CAP) identifying actions and activities to reduce GHG emissions. In addition, the state is working with other states to implement regional programs to monitor and control GHG emissions. However, when it comes to federal standards for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing sources, the Missouri Legislature has passed a bill that allows the development of state emissions standards for CO2 emissions at existing affected sources that are less stringent, but not more stringent than the applicable federal existing emissions guidelines, or have longer compliance schedules than those required by federal regulations.

Administration and enforcement. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality assists in the implementation of the actions and activities identified in the climate action plan, and in the implementation of regional programs to monitor and control GHG ...


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