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What is National greenhouse and energy Reporting?

What is National greenhouse and energy Reporting?

The National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (the NGER Act) places registration and reporting obligations on corporations that exceed energy and greenhouse thresholds for their corporations as a whole or for individual facilities under their control.

WHO reports under Ngers?

If ownership of a group member or corporate group has changed, the company that has acquired the business will need to report under the NGER scheme.

What is the scope of the National greenhouse and energy Reporting Scheme?

The National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme contributes to the objective of reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by providing a national framework for reporting and publishing company information about greenhouse gas emissions and energy production and consumption.

Who needs to report GHG emissions?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Rule which will require mandatory reporting of GHG emissions from large sources in the U.S. Beginning on January 1, 2010, manufacturers of vehicles and engines, suppliers of fossil fuels or industrial GHGs.

Who does Ngers apply to?

All controlling corporations that meet a threshold under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme, must apply to be registered under section 12 of the NGER Act.

What is the safeguard mechanism?

The Safeguard Mechanism requires Australia’s largest greenhouse gas emitters to keep their net emissions below an emissions limit (a baseline). The Safeguard Mechanism builds on the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme’s reporting and record keeping requirements.

Is GHG reporting mandatory?

GHG reporting in the United States Since 2009, the United States has required facilities emitting at least 25,000 metric tons or more of carbon dioxide to report their greenhouse gas emissions to the Environmental Protection Agency every year.