Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2015, 10767 [2017-03070]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 15, 2017 / Notices frequency as well as alternative exceedance frequencies. For swimming advisories, EPA is proposing that these recommended values could be used to trigger public notification whenever values are exceeded for one day. EPA is soliciting public comment on this recommended single day exceedance as well as alternative exceedance frequencies. The original deadline to submit comments was February 17, 2017. This action extends the comment period for 31 days, for a total of 91 days of public comment. Written comments must now be received by March 20, 2017. The draft report and other supporting materials may also be viewed and downloaded from EPA’s Web site at https://www.epa.gov/wqc/microbialpathogenrecreational-water-qualitycriteria#swimming. Dated: February 2, 2017. Michael Shapiro, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Water. [FR Doc. 2017–03067 Filed 2–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P The draft report is available at: http:// www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ ghgemissions/usinventoryreport.html. [FRL- 9959–29–OAR] Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of document availability and request for comments. AGENCY: The Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 is available for public review. Annual U.S. emissions for the period of time from 1990 through 2015 are summarized and presented by source category and sector. The inventory contains estimates of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), perfluorocarbons (PFC), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) emissions. The technical approach used in this report to estimate emissions and sinks for greenhouse gases is consistent with the methodologies recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and reported in a format consistent with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting guidelines. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 is the latest in a series of annual, policyneutral U.S. submissions to the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Feb 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 To ensure your comments are considered for the final version of the document, please submit your comments by March 17, 2017. However, comments received after that date will still be welcomed and considered for the next edition of this report. ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted to GHG Inventory at: Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division (6207A), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, Fax: (202) 343–2338. You are welcome and encouraged to send an email with your comments to GHGInventory@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mausami Desai, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, (202) 343–2338, desai.mausami@ epa.gov. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SUMMARY: Secretariat of the UNFCCC. EPA requests recommendations for improving the overall quality of the inventory report to be finalized in April 2017, as well as subsequent inventory reports. Dated: February 3, 2017. Reid P. Harvey, Acting Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs. 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EPA is also soliciting suggestions from the public for additional ecoregional case studies for future consideration. The original deadline to submit comments was February 21, 2017. This action extends the comment period for 62 days. Written comments must now be received by April 24, 2017. The draft methods and other supporting materials may also be viewed and downloaded from EPA’s Web site at https:// www.epa.gov/wqc/draft-field-basedmethods-developing-aquatic-lifecriteria-specific-conductivity. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2016–0353; FRL–9959–32– OW] Extension of Public Comment Period: Draft Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for Specific Conductivity Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment period for the Draft Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for Specific Conductivity. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2015

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of document availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and 
Sinks: 1990-2015 is available for public review. Annual U.S. emissions 
for the period of time from 1990 through 2015 are summarized and 
presented by source category and sector. The inventory contains 
estimates of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), 
nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), 
perfluorocarbons (PFC), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), and 
nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) emissions. The technical approach 
used in this report to estimate emissions and sinks for greenhouse 
gases is consistent with the methodologies recommended by the 
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and reported in a 
format consistent with the United Nations Framework Convention on 
Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting guidelines. The Inventory of U.S. 
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2015 is the latest in a series 
of annual, policy-neutral U.S. submissions to the Secretariat of the 
UNFCCC. EPA requests recommendations for improving the overall quality 
of the inventory report to be finalized in April 2017, as well as 
subsequent inventory reports.

DATES: To ensure your comments are considered for the final version of 
the document, please submit your comments by March 17, 2017. However, 
comments received after that date will still be welcomed and considered 
for the next edition of this report.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted to GHG Inventory at: 
Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division (6207A), 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, Fax: (202) 343-2338. You 
are welcome and encouraged to send an email with your comments to 
GHGInventory@epa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mausami Desai, Environmental 
Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric 
Programs, Climate Change Division, (202) 343-2338, 
desai.mausami@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The draft report is available at: http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/usinventoryreport.html.

    Dated: February 3, 2017.
Reid P. Harvey,
Acting Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs.
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