Governing Law and Regulations
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Air Pollution Control Division
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Applicable sources must comply with the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting program under 40 CFR 98. Colorado has no additional mandatory GHG reporting, but voluntary reporting is encouraged.
Colorado, through Executive Order (EO), statutes, and regulations, is implementing programs to address GHG emissions. In addition, the state is working with other states to implement regional programs to monitor and control GHG emissions.
• Administration and enforcement. Administration and enforcement. The Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) Office of Environment will administer the state’s programs to address GHG emissions.
REPORTING GHG EMISSIONS
At this time, Colorado 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.
Colorado is a member of the Climate Registry, which ...