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Analysis finds program could reduce GHG emissions, reduce fuel consumption, and ‘enhance’ eneryg security

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

The Economic Analysis of a Program to Promote Clean Transportation Fuels in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region released by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, summarizes the results of an analysis of potential economic impacts of reducing carbon emissions from transportation fuels in the eleven state northeast and mid-Atlantic region. On a regional basis, the transportation sector accounts for about one-third of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Nearly 100 percent of the transportation fuel used in the region is imported from outside the eleven states. Click on this environmental headline to read more about this report and find out about an upcoming meeting in Hartford with the authors.