Greenhouse Gas Reporting
Certain large facilities and transportation fuel suppliers must report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to Ecology. Owners or operators of the following are required to report:
Mobile source fleets are not required to report their GHG emissions.
Washington greenhouse gas reporting data
Washington's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program emissions data is available below. This data is preliminary and has not been fully verified by Ecology.
Ecology recently amended this rule.
Starting with the 2013 emissions year:
Facilities report GHG emissions based on EPA's GHG reporting program. Washington's applicable emissions and calculation methodologies are identical to EPA's with a few exceptions. The main difference is that Washington has a lower reporting threshold of 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per calendar year. Washington's threshold also includes carbon dioxide emissions from biogenic sources, while EPA's does not.Facilities reporting
Follow the steps below to report GHG emissions to Ecology:
Transportation fuel suppliers report GHG emissions based on the information they already submit to the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL). Businesses that must report are those with active fuel tax licenses that supply enough applicable fuels to meet or exceed 10,000 metric tons of CO2 per year.
More information: Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Transportation Fuel SuppliersEmissions calculations
Calculate your emissions using the Transportation Fuel Supplier Emissions Calculation Tool (excel).Reporting
Submit a report signature form and mail it to Ecology. Instructions are on the form.
More information: Transportation Fuel Supplier training presentation
There is an annual reporting fee. The fee is based on Ecology's costs to administer the program, and the number of facilities and suppliers reporting that year.
Contact: Neil Caudill
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