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This regulation establishes a declining limit on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from large power plants in Massachusetts. The limit ensures that state programs, including the Clean Energy Standard, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
310 CMR 7.74: Reducing CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generating Units was finalized in August 2017 and amended in December 2017.
Electricity Sector Regulations Fact Sheet
See 310 CMR 7.00: Air Pollution Control, which includes the current Electricity Generating Units regulation.
In fall 2017, MassDEP and the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EEA) solicited stakeholder comment on auction design. MassDEP and EEA will consider these comments as they develop procedures in preparation for allowance auctions that will begin in 2019.
Stakeholder Document: Allowance AuctionsStakeholder Meeting Presentation: Allowance Auction Design
Initial Stakeholder Comments: Allowance Auction Design
Final Stakeholder Comments: Allowance Auction Design
310 CMR 7.74: Reducing CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generating Units was finalized in August 2017. Combined rulemaking documents for 310 CMR 7.74 and 7.75 are available here.
Response to Comments Appendix B (MS Excel)
310 CMR 7.74: Reducing CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generating Units was amended in December 2017.
Technical Support Document
Response to Comments
Massachusetts and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)