Emissions Allowances

Some articles on allowances, allowance, emissions, emissions allowances:

Acid Rain Program - Participation By Citizen Groups
... EPA auctions off to the highest bidder about 250,000 pollution allowances that enable their owners to emit one ton of sulfur dioxide ... participated for many years, apparently on the theory that reducing the supply of allowances may someday drive up the price of acquiring them ... has raised money and bid alongside polluters since 1995 for as many allowances as their funds can buy ...
Acid Rain Program - History
... Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act established the allowance market system known today as the Acid Rain Program ... sulfur dioxide, Title IV set a decreasing cap on total SO2 emissions for each of the following several years, aiming to reduce overall emissions to ... as its primary goal the reduction of annual SO2 emissions by 10 million tons below 1980 levels of about 18.9 million tons ...
Acid Rain Retirement Fund - Accomplishments To Date
... has participated in annual EPA auctions of emissions allowances every year since 1995, and in 2011 owns the right to emit 211 tons of sulfur dioxide ... by another 100 tons in 2018, when allowances A.R.R.F ... its right to emit any pollution during 1996-2011, “banking” its emissions allowances for the future, A.R.R.F ...
Acid Rain Program - Compliance Strategies
... The market based SO2 allowance trading component of the Acid Rain Program was intended to allow utilities to adopt the most cost effective strategy to reduce ... were required to install systems that continuously monitor emissions of SO2, NOx, and other related pollutants in order to track progress, ensure compliance, and provide credibility to the trading component of ... existing units with new coal or non-coal boilers purchasing or transferring emissions allowances from other units increasing demand-side management and conservation or bulk power purchases from other utilities or ...

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