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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing amendments to specific provisions of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) to improve the quality of the data collected under the program by addressing changes in industry practices; adopting improved calculation and monitoring methods; and collecting new data to understand new source categories or new emissions sources for specific sectors.  For more information visit: https://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/rulemaking-notices-ghg-reporting

The electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (https://ghgreporting.epa.gov) is now open for 2021 reporting under EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.  The deadline for submitting your facility's 2021 annual GHG report is Thursday, March 31, 2022. 

If you have not logged into e-GGRT recently, please note that your e-GGRT password expires every 90 days. Information on how to reset your password is available at Q263. How do I reset my expired password?

If you are new to e-GGRT, information on how to create an account is available at: Basic User Registration

Assistance is available at the e-GGRT Help Desk at Contact Us

Tips for Preparing Your Annual GHG Report for 2021

Reporting Forms

EPA has made several changes to the downloadable reporting forms for Reporting Year 2021.  Be sure that you download the most recent version of the reporting form(s) from Reporting Form Instructions before you begin preparing your report.

Additional Training Opportunities

EPA will be hosting a training webinar for new e-GGRT users on March 3, 2022 at 2 PM EST. This webinar will review the basics of e-GGRT registration, report preparation, report submission, and the e-GGRT correspondence system. To register for this webinar visit:  https://abtassociates.webex.com/abtassociates/j.php?RGID=r48e57a4e13a7e9e658c85c403ea586a8

New User Registration and Annual greenhouse gas reporting (40 CFR Part 98) is unavailable due to maintenance


e-GGRT maintenance related to annual greenhouse gas emission reporting began on February 4th and is expected to last a week and a half. Once this maintenance is complete, reporters will be able to use e-GGRT to prepare and submit annual GHG reports for 2021. More information is available at www.ccdsupport.com.

If you are a reporter under EPA's HFC Reporting System (HFCRS), Methane Challenge reporting program (MC), or the Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP), please use the e-GGRT LOGIN on this page to access those systems as they are not impacted by the on-going e-GGRT maintenance. New user registration for all programs is unavailable.

Additional Training Opportunities

EPA will be hosting a training webinar for new e-GGRT users on March 3, 2022 at 2 PM EST. This webinar will review the basics of e-GGRT registration, report preparation, report submission, and the e-GGRT correspondence system. To register for this webinar visit:  https://abtassociates.webex.com/abtassociates/j.php?RGID=r48e57a4e13a7e9e658c85c403ea586a8

EPA has published the XML schema that facilities and suppliers should use to prepare their annual GHG reports for Reporting Year (RY) 2021. 

EPA has also published the reporting forms that facilities should use to prepare their annual reports for 2021. 

The 2021 e-GGRT schema and supporting information can be found on the XML Reporting Instructions page.

The 2021 reporting forms, including the Subpart W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems) reporting form, can be downloaded from the Reporting Form Instructions page.

Annual GHG reports for RY2021 are due to EPA on March 31, 2022.

Note that the e-GGRT software will not be able to accept reports for RY2021 until mid-February.

If you have any questions regarding these tools contact the GHGRP Help Desk.

EPA is making available drafts of the Annual Report and Inputs Verifier Tool (IVT) XML schemas for reporting year (RY) 2021. 

For more information or to download these reporting materials, please visit: Draft Reporting Year 2021 XML Schema.

EPA is making available drafts of the Reporting Year (RY) 2021 Reporting Form, XML schema, and Optional Calculation Spreadsheet.   Please note there are no schema or reporting form changes as compared with the RY2020 versions of the documents. Changes to the Optional Calculation Workbook are limited to changes to improve usability. 

For more information or to download these draft reporting tools, please visit:  RY2021 Subpart W Preview Materials

The electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (https://ghgreporting.epa.gov) is now open for 2020 reporting under EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.  The deadline for submitting your facility's 2020 annual GHG report is Wednesday, March 31 2021. 

If you have not logged into e-GGRT recently, please note that your e-GGRT password expires every 90 days. Information on how to reset your password is available at How do I reset my expired password? 

If you are new to e-GGRT, information on how to create an account is available at: Basic User Registration

Assistance is available at the e-GGRT Help Desk at Contact Us

Tips for Preparing Your Annual GHG Report for 2020

Reporting Forms

EPA has made several changes to the downloadable reporting forms for Reporting Year 2020.  Be sure that you download the most recent version of the reporting form(s) from Reporting Form Instructions before you begin preparing your report.

Additional Training Opportunities

EPA will be hosting a training webinar for new e-GGRT users on Thursday, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 3 PM EST. This webinar will review the basics of e-GGRT registration, report preparation, report submission, and the e-GGRT correspondence system. To register for this webinar visit:  https://abtassociates.webex.com/abtassociates/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecc064ef5c19c53edfb48bdf36a67ecb9

The electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (https://ghgreporting.epa.gov) is now open for 2020 reporting under EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.  The deadline for submitting your facility's 2020 annual GHG report is Wednesday, March 31 2021. 

If you have not logged into e-GGRT recently, please note that your e-GGRT password expires every 90 days. Information on how to reset your password is available at How do I reset my expired password? 

Assistance is available at the e-GGRT Help Desk at Contact Us

Tips for Preparing Your Annual GHG Report for 2020

Reporting Forms

EPA has made several changes to the downloadable reporting forms for Reporting Year 2020.  Be sure that you download the most recent version of the reporting form(s) from Reporting Form Instructions before you begin preparing your report.

Additional Training Opportunities

EPA will be hosting a training webinar for new e-GGRT users on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2 PM EST. This webinar will review the basics of e-GGRT registration, report preparation, report submission, and the e-GGRT correspondence system. To register for this webinar visit:  https://abtassociates.webex.com/abtassociates/onstage/g.php?MTID=e55d457d8f70cd1c2ba42f7a47f1af21b




The electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (e-GGRT) will be unavailable beginning the evening of Friday, February 5th, 2021 for a brief maintenance period in preparation for RY2020 reporting.

Before the maintenance period begins, EPA encourages you to take care of any pending Certificate of Representation and Notice of Delegation actions so that you will be ready for the RY2020 e-GGRT reporting period.  These might include new representative or agent appointments, and changes in designated or alternate designated representatives.  For more detail on these processes please review our help content on the topics using the links below.  Please note that facility representatives or agents that are new to e-GGRT will need to complete user registration, including an Electronic Signature Agreement (ESA).  Please allow several days for EPA to process and approve any paper ESAs.

If you have any questions regarding these tools please contact the GHGRP Help Desk.

EPA has published the XML schema that facilities and suppliers should use to prepare their annual GHG reports for Reporting Year (RY) 2020. 

EPA has also published the reporting forms that facilities should use to prepare their annual reports for 2020. 

The 2020 e-GGRT schema and supporting information can be found on the XML Reporting Instructions page.

The 2020 reporting forms, including the Subpart W (Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems) reporting form, can be downloaded from the Reporting Form Instructions page.

Annual GHG reports for RY2020 are due to EPA on March 31, 2021.

Note that the e-GGRT software will not be able to accept reports for RY2020 until mid-February.

If you have any questions regarding these tools contact the GHGRP Help Desk.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released 2019 greenhouse gas (GHG) data collected under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP). These data show that between 2018 and 2019 total reported GHG emissions from large facilities fell nearly 5%. These most recent data are consistent with the decade long trend in which total reported GHG emissions from large facilities decreased by more than 14% from 2011 to 2019. Notably, this downward trend in reported in GHG emissions has occurred even as the program began tracking more sources during this timeframe. With respect to power plant emissions specifically, GHG emissions from this sector decreased by 25% between 2011 and 2019.  

This is the tenth year of data collection for most sectors under the GHGRP. As directed by Congress, EPA collects annual, facility-level emissions data from major industrial sources, including power plants, oil and gas production and refining, iron and steel mills, and landfills. GHGRP also collects activity data from upstream fossil fuel and industrial gas suppliers. More than 8,000 direct emitters and suppliers report GHG data to GHGRP.

Each year, EPA publishes the greenhouse gas data it collects in its online Facility Level Information on Greenhouse Gases Tool (FLIGHT). FLIGHT allows users to view reported data by region, industry, or specific greenhouse gas. Users can also download data-generated lists and view facility emissions in interactive maps, tables and charts. EPA will be holding an informational webinar to demonstrate this greenhouse gas data publication tool, including new features and a tutorial on common searches.

For more information, and to register for the webinar see: www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/

To view the new data directly in FLIGHT, see: https://ghgdata.epa.gov/ghgp/main.do

EPA is making available drafts of the Reporting Year (RY) 2020 Reporting Form, XML schema, and Optional Calculation Spreadsheet.   Please note there are no schema or reporting form changes as compared with the RY2019 versions of the documents. Changes to the Optional Calculation Workbook are limited to changes to improve usability. 

For more information or to download these draft reporting tools, please visit:  RY2020 Subpart W Preview Materials

EPA is making available drafts of the Annual Report and Inputs Verifier Tool (IVT) XML schemas for reporting year (RY) 2020. 

 For more information or to download these draft reporting materials, please visit: Draft Reporting Year 2020 XML Schema.

On March 13, 2020, President Trump proclaimed that the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States constitutes a national emergency.  This outbreak has caused widespread disruptions as communities implement protective public health measures. 

Due to this situation, facilities may encounter difficulties that prevent them from submitting their Annual GHG reports for reporting year 2019 by the March 31, 2020 deadline.  The Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program would like to inform these facilities that the e-GGRT system will remain open past this deadline for all first-time submissions and resubmissions.

The electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (https://ghgreporting.epa.gov) is now open for 2019 reporting under EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.  The deadline for submitting your facility's 2019 annual GHG report is Tuesday, March 31 2020. 

If you have not logged into e-GGRT recently, please note that your e-GGRT password expires every 90 days. Information on how to reset your password is available at How do I reset my expired password?

Assistance is available at the e-GGRT Help Desk at Contact Us

Tips for Preparing Your Annual GHG Report for 2019

New Comment Feature: Data Validation Checks

The e-GGRT system includes data validation checks that identify potential errors in your annual report.  If you are not able to resolve a data validation check, please add an optional comment prior to submitting your report explaining why you believe your data is correct.  Your comments may resolve an issue that would otherwise have required correspondence with EPA.

Streamlined Reporting for Stationary Fuel Combustion (Subpart C)

EPA has created time-saving data entry tools for subpart C reporters.  More information on these tools can be found at Subpart C Streamlined Reporting - Overview

EPA will be hosting a training webinar on these new tools on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 2 PM EST.  To register for this webinar visit:  https://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/training-and-testing-opportunities-ghg-reporting

Reporting Forms

EPA has made several changes to the downloadable reporting forms for Reporting Year 2019.  Be sure that you download the most recent version of the reporting form(s) from Reporting Form Instructions before you begin preparing your report.

Additional Training Opportunities

EPA will be hosting a training webinar for new e-GGRT users on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2 PM EST. This webinar will review the basics of e-GGRT registration, report preparation, report submission, and the e-GGRT correspondence system. To register for this webinar visit: https://www.epa.gov/ghgreporting/training-and-testing-opportunities-ghg-reporting

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