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Wyoming GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Prohibition of regulations restricting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: Wyoming Statutes (WS) 35-11-213

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Mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting: 40 CFR 98

Carbon sequestration: WS 30-5-501, WS 34-1-152, WS 34-1-153, WS 34-1-202, WS 35-11-103, and WS 35-11-313 to 35-11-318

Regulatory Agencies

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division

Wyoming Governor's Office

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

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.

Wyoming has passed a statute that prohibits the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) from developing regulations to reduce GHG emissions, as called for by the Kyoto Protocol. However, the DEQ may adopt regulations to amend the Wyoming state implementation plan and Title V operating permit program to the extent necessary to maintain authority to implement GHG regulations that would otherwise be subject to regulation by the EPA. The DEQ also has the authority to adopt New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) that are more stringent than the federal NSPS regulating GHG emissions. See the national section CLIMATE CHANGE for more information on the Kyoto Protocol. In addition, Wyoming does participate in voluntary programs to monitor GHG emissions, and the state is moving toward the establishment of carbon sequestration regulations.

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