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PA EPA RELEASES REPORT ON U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Release Date: 10/30/98
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FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1998

EPA RELEASES REPORT ON U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

EPA today released its official inventory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 - 96. This report is required of the United States under its responsibilities as a Party to the Framework Convention on Climate Change, established in April 1992 by the Rio Treaty (Earth Summit). Under the Framework, the United States and other developed countries agreed to submit greenhouse gas emissions reports annually to the Secretariat of the Convention. For copies of the document, "Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990 - 1996" (EPA 236-R-98-006, March 1998), fax a request to the National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI) at 513-489-8695, or write to the following address: National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI), P.O. Box 42419, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242-2419, or phone 1-800-490-9198. The report will also be on the website soon at: www.epa.gov/globalwarming/inventory. For technical information on the inventory, contact Wiley Barbour of EPAs Office of Policy at 202-260-6972.


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