TITLE

CO2 OFFSETS FOR MANURE MANAGEMENT PROJECTS

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
BioCycle;Jun2009, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative by states in the U.S. to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Ten states which include Connecticut, Delaware and Maine will cap carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector. It is noted that the initiative gives for compliance flexibility with the utilization of emissions offsets.
ACCESSION #
42539105

 

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