Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

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02/18/2011

Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

 
The annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory may show that GHG emissions are being reduced.

The EPA will be seeking public comment on the annual inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2009 draft report after it opens to the general population 30 days after the Federal Register notice is published.

The results of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2009 show that in 2009, overall greenhouse gas emissions decreased 6% since 2008.  This trend is being attributed to decreased fuel and energy consumption across all U.S. economic sectors.

The inventory tracks carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulfur hexafluoride.  It also calculates carbon dioxide emissions removed from the atmosphere through forests, vegetation, and soils.

With the emissions in 2009 representing the lowest annual total in the U.S. since 1995, the United States is moving closer to achieving greenhouse gas goals.   

The annual report is prepared by the EPA in collaboration with professionals from other federal agencies, and will be submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change after being available for public comment.

For more information on the annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory, visit www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/usinventoryreport.html

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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


 

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