emissions trading

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emissions trading

n (St Ex) → Emissionshandel m
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LRAPA staff admitted during a public hearing that it could deny Seneca a new permit but said the agency would give the company the higher pollution allowance anyway.
19) The new pollution allowance trading program expanded existing acid rain controls and also proposed a new program to reduce nitrogen-oxides.
Big polluters could also buy the right to emit the unused portion of another nation's pollution allowance (SN: 12/20&27/97, p.
In fact, several states, including California and Washington, have already implemented similar regulations affecting local industry, and the United Nations is now considering implementing some type of worldwide pollution allowance system.
Action will be sparked by assessments of emissions data, which will be compared with a signatory country's pollution allowance.
Despite years of experience, no one's figured out how to take the politics out of the market in pollution allowance trading.
This SO2 (note: the 2 in SO2 is sub-script) "cap" on total emissions is controlled through a pollution allowance system that grants generators a fixed number of permits to emit SO2 (note: the 2 in SO2 is sub-script) each year.
Starting this year, every such ton released into the air must be offset with a pollution allowance like the ones Briana will bid on at the Chicago Board of Trade.
He added that equity must be considered when EPA decides how to allocate the value of pollution allowances, which will be an important tool for fostering economic development in low-income communities of color.
Proceeds from the auction of pollution allowances have been invested in energy-efficiency improvements for businesses, municipalities and homeowners across the state, saving both energy and money.
By April 2013, airlines have to report to the EU on their verified emissions and surrender their pollution allowances.
11 to Campbell from Bob Perciasepe, deputy administrator of the EPA, stated the agency's decision to make technical adjustments that would give Texas and Luminant thousands of additional tons of pollution allowances to reduce required emission reductions.