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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 Proposed 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 N/A
Public Meeting Date N/A
Published as Final N/A
Actions Taken
No IRRC Actions taken at this time

  • Proposed Regulation
  • Final Regulation
  • Related Documents

Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

February 26, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 17, 2021

February 16, 2021

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

February 12, 2021

February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021

February 2, 2021

IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

February 16, 2021

Final regulation has not yet been submitted.

Public Comments on Final Regulation

There are currently no public comments on the final regulation.


Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

US Rep Meuser and 7 US Reps February 12, 2021
SEN ENV RES EN COMM February 3, 2021
Senator Muth February 3, 2021
Senator Yudichak February 2, 2021

IRRC Order(s)

There are currently no IRRC orders.


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.

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
Public Hearing 12.08.2020 1PM January 22, 2021
Public Hearing 12.08.2020 9AM January 22, 2021