Q622. Subpart W states that external combustion sources with rated heat capacity equal to or less than 5 mmBtu/hr do not need to report combustion emissions. Do the emissions from these sources need to be included in the 25,000 metric ton threshold determination?
A622. The emissions from external combustion equipment with a rated heat capacity of equal to or below 5 mmBtu/hr do not have to be included in the determination of reporting threshold for the facility. Please see response to comment EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0923-1060-27, Response To Comments (1600 - 1601) http://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/documents/pdf/2010/Subpart-W_RTC_part2.pdf.
Source: EPA, Frequently Asked Questions, Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems, July 2011, http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/downloads11/documents/Subpart-W-additional-faq.pdf.
Approval / Publishing History: Version 2, Revised to update URLs per direction from K. Sibold, 9/27/2012
Relevant Subpart: W