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Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (GGIRCA) Bulletins contain important legal information that may be relevant for your CIIP application, emission report or offset project. Bulletins are published and amended regularly.

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Date Title Legislation
August 30, 2022 Approval of the Methane from Organic Waste Offset Protocol (GGIRCA Bulletin #024) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
February 23, 2022 Requirement for non-reporting industrial operations to submit information upon request of the Director under GGIRCA (GGIRCA Bulletin #023) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#87
February 23, 2022 New methodology for calculating electricity emissions and updated reporting requirements for electricity import operations (GGIRCA Bulletin #022) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#87
December 17, 2021 Update: Transition to new versions of standards, requirements for validation and verification bodies (ISO 14064-3:2019 and ISO 14065:2020) (GGIRCA Bulletin #021) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
December 17, 2021 Emission report error correction requirements during the verification process (GGIRCA Bulletin #020) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
December 17, 2021 Requirement to report emissions from combustion of non-woody biomass (GGIRCA Bulletin #019) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
December 17, 2021 Updated emission factors for pneumatic device venting in oil and gas operations (GGIRCA Bulletin #018)
Revised January 18, 2022
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
December 17, 2021 Reporting and control of on-site mobile fuel combustion emissions and fugitive coalbed methane (GGIRCA Bulletin #017) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
December 17, 2021 Update: Reporting fugitive methane emissions from open pit coal mining (GGIRCA Bulletin #016) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#702
April 23, 2021 Update: Conditions of deadline extensions for submission of emission reports and verification statements (GGIRCA Bulletin #015) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
March 17, 2021 Update: Transition to new versions of standards, requirements for validation and verification bodies (GGIRCA Bulletin #014)
Revised December 17, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
February 8, 2021 Transition to new versions of standards, requirements for validation and verification bodies (GGIRCA Bulletin #013)
Revised March 17, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
January 7, 2021 Conditions of deadline extensions for submission of emission reports and verification statements (GGIRCA Bulletin #012)
Revised April 23, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#658
January 7, 2021 Sunsetting of the delayed verification provision, section 28(3) (GGIRCA Bulletin #011) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#658
January 7, 2021 Allowance for conducting site visits virtually as part of the verification process of an emission report and compliance report (GGIRCA Bulletin #010) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#658
June 25, 2020 Temporary Deadline Extension for Submission of Emission Reports and Verification Statements (GGIRCA Bulletin #009) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#158
May 25, 2020 Reporting Fugitive Methane Emissions from Open Pit Coal Mining (GGIRCA Bulletin #008)
Revised December 17, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, section 15
April 23, 2020 2019 Single Window Reporting System Update Highlights (GGIRCA Bulletin #007) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
April 23, 2020 Temporary Deadline Extension for Submission of Emission Reports and Verification Statements (GGIRCA Bulletin #006)
Revised January 7, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#158
April 2, 2020 Temporary Allowance for Conducting Site Visits Virtually as Part of the Verification Process of an Emission Report (GGIRCA Bulletin #005) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, amendment OIC#158
March 29, 2019 Ending an Operation's Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Obligation (GGIRCA Bulletin #004) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, section 9
March 29, 2019 Facility Status Change Notification (GGIRCA Bulletin #003) Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, section 14(2)(o)
February 26, 2018 Determining if a Reporting Operation Qualifies for Delayed Verification (GGIRCA Bulletin #002)
Revised February 8, 2021
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation, section 28(3)
August 16, 2018 Determining the Remaining Life of an Asset (GGIRCA Bulletin #001) Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act

 

 

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