Monday, December 10, 2007

California First in U.S. to Require Emissions Reporting

In a move many expected would soon come to the U.S., the first requirements have now been established for mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas emissions. Last week, the state of California announced that mandatory reporting will be required from "oil refineries, electricity generating plants, cement kilns and other major polluters. Under the new mandate, businesses will begin tracking their carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane emissions next year with the first report due to the state in 2009."

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