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Adopted Part 496, Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits

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DEC has adopted 6 NYCRR Part 496, Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits. The rule adopts limits on the emission of greenhouse gases in 2030 and 2050, as a percentage of 1990 emissions, per the requirements of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. It applies to all emission sources in the State, but the rule does not itself impose compliance obligations.

Part 496 and supporting rulemaking documents are available on this website. The table of the adopted prohibitions and effective dates can be found in the Express Terms:

Part 496, Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits - Other Regulatory Statements

Rural Area Flexibility Analysis [PDF]

The edits made to the Express Terms do not require any changes to the Rural Area Flexibility Analysis.

Job Impact Statement [PDF]

The edits made to the Express Terms do not require any changes to the Job Impact Statement.

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis for Small Business and Local Government [PDF]

The edits made to the Express Terms do not require any changes to the Regulatory Flexibility Analysis for Small Businesses and Local Governments.

These documents may also be inspected at NYS DEC, Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY. Please call the Office of Climate Change for an appointment at (518) 402-8448.

Contact: Suzanne Hagell, NYS DEC - Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030, Phone: (518) 402-8448, Email climate.regs@dec.ny.gov.


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