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Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC)

Climate Change Workgroup Reports and Presentations

This workgroup is currently inactive.

In October 2009, a workgroup was formed to discuss and identify the major issues and potential barriers to implementing the Prevention of Significant Deterioration program under the Clean Air Act for greenhouse gases. The workgroup focused mainly on the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) requirement and identifying and recommending information and guidance that would be useful for EPA to provide to permitting agencies regarding the consideration of the energy, economic, and environmental impacts of potential control options for greenhouse gases in the context of a BACT analysis.

The workgroup presented its recommendations to the CAAAC at the CAAAC's February 3, 2010, meeting at which time the CAAAC unanimously voted to pass the recommendations on to EPA. The workgroup's reports and presentations are available below.

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