North Dakota GHG Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Dakota GHG Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Reporting GHG emissions: Mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting: 40 CFR 98

Regulatory Agency
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North Dakota Governor's Office

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Comparison: State vs. Federal
  • Rules. In 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.
  • North Dakota has not implemented any regulatory programs for GHG management, other than establishing participating in regional programs.

  • Administration and enforcement. The North Dakota Governor's Office and North Dakota Department of Commerce represent the state's interests in regional GHG management and climate change initiatives.
  • State Requirements


    Mandatory Reporting

    40 CFR 98

    At this time, North Dakota 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.


    North Dakota is currently involved in the Energy Security and Climate Stewardship Platform to address GHG emissions. For detailed information on regional programs, click here.

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