The EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, signed the following notice on 9/20/2013, and EPA is submitting it forpublication in the
(FR). While we have taken steps to ensure the accuracy of this Internet versionof the rule, it is not the official version of the rule for purposes of compliance. Please refer to the official version ina forthcoming FR publication, which will appear on the Government Printing Office's FDSys website(http://fdsys.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/home.action) and on Regulations.gov (http://www.regulations.gov) in DocketNo. EPA-HQ-OAR-2006-0790. Once the official version of this document is published in the FR, this version will beremoved from the Internet and replaced with a link to the official version.This document is a prepublication version, signed by EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy on 9/20/2013. We havetaken steps to ensure the accuracy of this version, but it is not the official version.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY40 CFR Part 60[EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495; FRL-9839-4]RIN 2060-AQ91Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from NewStationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
On April 13, 2012, the EPA proposed a new sourceperformance standard for emissions of carbon dioxide for newaffected fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units. The EPA received more than 2.5 million comments on the proposedrule. After consideration of information provided in thosecomments, as well as consideration of continuing changes in theelectricity sector, the EPA determined that revisions in itsproposed approach are warranted. Thus, in a separate action, theEPA is rescinding the April 13, 2012, proposal, and, in thisaction, the EPA is proposing new standards of performance fornew affected fossil fuel-fired electric utility steamgeneratingunits and stationary combustion turbines. This action proposes a