4901:1-41-03 Greenhouse gas reporting and carbon dioxide control planning.

(A) Unless otherwise directed by the commission, any public utility owning or operating an electric generating facility within Ohio shall become a participating member in the climate registry and shall report greenhouse gas emissions according to the protocols approved by the climate registry.

(B) Any public utility that owns or operates an electric generating facility within Ohio shall file with the commission by April fifteenth of each calendar year an environmental control plan, including carbon dioxide control planning by including such plan with the public utility's long-term forecast pursuant to rule 4901:5-3-01 of the Administrative Code, or as otherwise directed by the commission. A copy of such plan shall also be provided to the director of the Ohio environmental protection agency, or his designee.

(C) The environmental control plan shall include all relevant technical information on the current conditions, goals, and potential actions for resource planning or environmental compliance. Any technology included in this plan, including clean coal, shall be based upon the most current scientific and engineering design capability of any facility or that has been designed to have the capability to control the emissions of criteria pollutants and carbon dioxide within the parameters of economically feasible best technology.

Effective: 08/11/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/16/2014 and 03/07/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4905.04 , 4905.06 , 4928.02 , 4928.68
Rule Amplifies: 4928.68
Prior Effective Dates: 12/10/09