Our July 21st meeting will air live here: https://pacast.com/live/irrc  All letters and emails submitted by 10:00 am on July 19th will be reviewed by our Commissioners before the meeting.  

 

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Remarks are limited to three minutes. You may supplement your remarks with written comments.

 

We appreciate the considerable interest in this meeting and anticipate that a large number of individuals will wish to speak. We will first provide an opportunity to speak, as time allows, to those who have pre-registered and submitted advance copies of their remarks. If time remains, other attendees will have an opportunity. 

 

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Additional information can be found on our meeting agenda: http://www.irrc.state.pa.us/documents/uploads/meetings/07-21-2022_Agenda.pdf

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Regulation #7-559: CO2 Budget Trading Program

Establishes a program to limit emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel-fired electric generating units with a nameplate capacity equal to or greater than 25 megawatts.

Regulation Details
IRRC Number 3274 Proposed Regulation Received October 21, 2020
Agency Name Environmental Quality Board PA Bulletin Publish Date November 07, 2020
Regulation Status Final-Form Close of Public Comment January 14, 2021
PA Code 25 Pa. Code Chapter 145 Final Due By January 14, 2023
Analysts Assigned Fiona E. Cormack  (FEC)
Scott R. Schalles  (SRS)
IRRC Comments Due February 16, 2021
Final-Form Regulation Received July 28, 2021
Public Meeting Date September 01, 2021
Published as Final N/A
Actions Taken
Governor Vetoes the Concurrent Resolution January 10, 2022
Senate Adopts the Concurrent Resolution January 04, 2022
IRRC Approval September 01, 2021
Senate Committee Disapproves the Final Regulation At First Meeting August 18, 2021
House Committee Disapproves the Final Regulation at First Meeting July 28, 2021

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Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

July 14, 2021

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021

August 27, 2021

IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

February 16, 2021

Public Comments on Final Regulation
FORM LETTER B 197-199 October 2, 2021
Elizabeth Kimiecik September 7, 2021
FORM LETTER B 195-196 September 7, 2021
Form Letter B 194 September 5, 2021
Form Letter B 193 September 4, 2021

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

Minority Chairman Vitali and 47 Reps August 31, 2021
PA Legislative Climate Caucus August 31, 2021
Senate GOP Caucus August 30, 2021
Senator Pittman August 30, 2021
REP STRUZZI AND 61 REPS August 27, 2021

IRRC Order(s)

APPROVAL September 1, 2021

In addition to comments, IRRC occasionally receives other correspondence and written materials from state agencies and the legislature regarding pending regulations. These documents can be found on this portion of our website.

LRB LETTER TO EQB December 7, 2021
PUBLIC MEETING REMARKS September 1, 2021
PA NewsMedia Association follow up to DEP February 25, 2021
DEP response to PNA February 11, 2021
Public Hearing 12.09.2020 1PM January 25, 2021