TITLE

Carbon bypass

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/3/2005, Vol. 187 Issue 2515, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that New York, New Jersey, Delaware and the six New England states are working towards an agreement to freeze and eventually reduce power-plant emissions. A key feature of the agreement is a barter system that would allow generating companies to trade unused emission credits. It also specifies a 150-million-tonne ceiling on carbon dioxide emissions for the area starting in 2009. The initiative would be the first to curtail emissions in one of the most prolific carbon dioxide-producing regions in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
18212583

 

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