Question # 49

49. An electricity generating facility (EGF) in a covered NAICS code combusts kerosene for the purpose of generating power for distribution in commerce. Is the facility subject to EPCRA section 313?
Yes. Under the rule that expanded the industry sectors (May 1, 1997; 62 FR 23834) that must report under EPCRA section 313, electricity generating facilities (EGFs) in SIC codes 4911, 4931, and 4939 (now under NAICS codes beginning with 2211) that combust coal and/or oil for the purpose of generating power for distribution in commerce are subject to EPCRA section 313 reporting requirements, provided that the other threshold criteria are met. Pursuant to this expansion, kerosene (as well as petroleum coke) is an oil.

Additional Details

Question # 49 Source EPCRA Section 313 Questions & Answers 2019 Consolidation Document (PDF)(413 pp, 2.4 MB, April 2019)
ID 19-049 Status Current
Category 1. Determining Whether or Not to Report: Facility Subcategory 1.A. Types of Facilities That Must Report
Keyword(s) Coal or Oil, Electricity Generating Facility (EGF), Fuel
Prior Q&A [Archived] Question Number 19, 1998 EPCRA 313 Q&A
Updated SIC codes to NAICS codes