The comment period for the RY2019 Subpart W Preview Materials closed on November 1, 2019.
EPA is currently evaluating the comments that were received and will release final versions of the reporting materials following review of all the comments.
EPA is providing draft versions of the Reporting Year 2019 (RY2019) Subpart W Reporting Form, Optional Calculation Workbook, and XML schema to the public and is seeking comments and suggestions regarding these reporting tools.
Summary of Changes
Changes to the Subpart W Reporting Form and Optional Calculation Workbook are limited to changes to improve usability and support use of the form for multiple reporting years. There are no Subpart W schema changes this year.
Draft Reporting Form
Draft Optional Calculation Workbook
The draft Subpart W RY2019 XML Reporting schema (version 10.0) posted below allows XML reporters an opportunity to prepare for the RY2019 reporting requirements. The draft Subpart W XML reporting schema (version 10.0) only includes those data elements applicable to RY2019 reporting. EPA has limited this file to just those data elements applicable to 2019 to clarify requirements and to assist facilities in preparing their 2019 reports. To see the full XML schema for all subparts, all reporting years, and a change log comparing RY19 to RY18, please see the Draft Reporting Year 2019 XML Schema.
Allowable enumerations for RY2019 reporting are also provided in a separate file
Please note that preview versions of the reporting form and schema are subject to review and correction and may change prior to final release.
How to Comment on These Draft Materials
EPA encourages the community to provide any substantive comments as soon as possible and no later than November 1st, 2019. Suggestions or comments should be emailed to GHGReporting@epa.gov. Include the following information in your email subject line "RY2019 Subpart W Sandbox Comments." You may also contact the GHGRP Help Desk if you need assistance.