23 Aug '11, 2pm

EPA Launches Electronic GHG Reporting Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a tool to allow 28 industrial sectors to submit their 2010 greenhouse gas pollution data electronically. More than 1,000 stakeholders, including industry associations, states and non-governmental organizations, have tested the Electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (e-GGRT) to ensure clarity and user-friendliness, the EPA says. The data collected with the tool will provide information about the nation’s largest stationary sources of greenhouse gas pollution. Industries and businesses can also use the data to help find ways to decrease carbon pollution, increase efficiency and save money, the EPA says. Under EPA rules, fuel suppliers and the biggest stationary emitters of greenhouse gases must submit emissions data annually, with the first round of data to be submitted electronically by September 30, 2011. That deadlin...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/08/23/epa-launche...

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