40 CFR 98.475 - Procedures for estimating missing data.

§ 98.475 Procedures for estimating missing data.

A complete record of all measured parameters used in the GHG quantities calculations is required.

(a) Whenever the monitoring procedures for all facilities that used flow meters covered under this subpart cannot be followed to measure flow, the following missing data procedures must be followed:

(1) Another calculation methodology listed in § 98.474(a)(1) must be used if possible.

(2) If another method listed in § 98.474(a)(1) cannot be used, a quarterly flow rate value that is missing must be estimated using a representative flow rate value from the nearest previous time period.

(b) Whenever the monitoring procedures of this subpart cannot be followed to measure quarterly quantity of CO2 received in containers, the most appropriate of the following missing data procedures must be followed:

(1) Another calculation methodology listed in § 98.474(a)(2) must be used if possible.

(2) If another method listed in § 98.474(a)(2) cannot be used, a quarterly mass or volume that is missing must be estimated using a representative mass or volume from the nearest previous time period.

(c) Whenever the monitoring procedures cannot be followed to measure CO2 concentration, the following missing data procedures must be followed:

(1) Another calculation methodology listed in § 98.474(a)(3) must be used if possible.

(2) If another method listed in § 98.474(a)(3) cannot be used, a quarterly concentration value that is missing must be estimated using a representative concentration value from the nearest previous time period.

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 98 after this date.

  • 2016-12-09; vol. 81 # 237 - Friday, December 9, 2016
    1. 81 FR 89188 - 2015 Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
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      Final rule; notice of final action on reconsideration.
      This rule is effective on January 1, 2017, except for amendatory instructions 3, 5, 6, 8, 10 through 25, 31 through 34, 36, 38 through 44, 46 through 50, 55 through 61, 63, 64, and 69 through 92, which are effective on January 1, 2018; and amendatory instructions 35, 37, 45, 51 through 54, which are effective on January 1, 2019. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in 40 CFR 98.7(l) and 40 CFR 98.324 is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 1, 2017. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in 40 CFR 98.7(e), 40 CFR 98.34, and 40 CFR 98.36 is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 1, 2018.
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