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Coalbed Methane Outreach Program

Organization Environmental Protection Agency
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.epa.gov/coalbed/
Geographic Scope Nationwide
Issue Air Pollution/Quality, Climate Change/GHG Emissions, Fossil Fuels, Green Chemistry, Green Technologies/Innovations, Hazardous Waste & Materials, Pollution Prevention, Power Generation (non-Renewable)
Sector Mining and Minerals
Type Of Assistance General Information, How-To Guides, Technical Assistance, Voluntary or Partnership Programs
Description The Coalbed Methane Outreach Program (CMOP) is a voluntary program whose goal is to reduce methane emissions from coal mining activities. Its mission is to promote the profitable recovery and use of coal mine methane (CMM), a greenhouse gas more than 20 times as potent as carbon dioxide.

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