- WEB EXCLUSIVE
- PE COFFEEHAUS
Stakeholders were given little time prepare. The hearings will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Arlington, Va. and Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Rosemont, Ill. Both hearings will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m. local time.
This program would cover nearly 70 percent of the nation's total GHG emissions from stationary sources, the agency estimated in its release. The nation's largest facilities, including power plants, refineries, and cement production facilities, that emit at least 25,000 tons of GHGs a year would be required to obtain operating and construction permits.
The hearings will be held at the following locations:
November 18: Arlington, Va.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Note: Anyone attending the Arlington hearing will need to bring photo identification.
November 19: Rosemont, Ill.
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
5555 North River Road
Rosemont, Ill 60018
For information about participating at the hearings, stakeholders may contact Pamela Long email@example.com or (919) 541-0641. The public may also register on the day of the hearing; however, they may not be given a specific time to speak.
The EPA noted it will accept written comments on the proposed rule until Dec. 28, 2009.