TITLE

EPA Offers First Look at Greenhouse Gas Reporting System Data

AUTHOR(S)
Walter, Laura
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
EHS Today Exclusive Insight;1/30/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting system data covering the 2010 calendar year and released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on January 11, 2012. The data reveals that power plants were the largest stationary sources of direct emissions. EPA has also found that 95 percent of direct GHG emissions came from carbon dioxide. It outlines the number of facilities which reported carbon dioxide emissions over 7 millions metric tons (mmt).
ACCESSION #
71953557

 

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