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EA-1774: Final Environmental Assessment

10 CFR Part 431 Energy Conservation Standards: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Water Heaters, Direct Heating Equipment, and Pool Heaters

This document is Chapter 16 (Environmental Impacts Analysis) of the TSD supporting the Residential Heating Products Final Rule. This chapter describes potential environmental effects that may result from amended energy conservation standards for residential heating products. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s energy conservation standards are not site-specific, and would apply to all 50 States and U.S. territories. Therefore, none of the standards would impact land uses, cause any direct disturbance to the land, or directly affect biological resources in any one area.