DOE has published a notice of proposed rulemaking for conventional cooking products. 78 FR 6232 (January 30, 2013).
A public meeting was held on March 4, 2013.
The conventional cooking products test procedures rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-TP-0013 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. For the latest information on the planned timing of future DOE regulatory milestones, see the current Office of Management and Budget Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change.
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6291, et seq.; “EPCA”) established the “Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles.” The covered products include residential kitchen ranges and ovens, the subject of this rulemaking. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(10))