1998 EPCRA 313 Q&A, Question # 19

19. An electricity generating facility (EGF), in SIC code 4911, 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, or 4939 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 # 19 Source EPCRA Section 313 Questions and Answers (Revised 1998 Version) (PDF)(306 pp, 3.4 MB, November 1998)
ID 98-019 Status Archived
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, Kerosene
Updated Q&A Question Number 49
Prior Source: IG Letter 3/10/98 - An IG Letter indicates that the source of the 1998 Q"A is an EPCRA section 313 interpretive guidance letter. Type of Change: Converted to Q"A Format Description of Substantive Edits: NA - NA indicates no substantive edits were made to the original Question and Answer.