Country:United States
Year:2002
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:State/Regional
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector)
Policy Target:Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Fossil fuels (Coal, gas, oil)
Agency:New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
URL:http://www.elp.com/articles/2002/01/nj-department-of-environmental-protection-pseg-fossil-announce-agreement-for-voluntary-cut-in-power-plant-cosub2-sub-emissio
Description:

In July 2002, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) negotiated a voluntary agreement with Public Service Electric and Gas Power (PSEG) that required the company to reduce its combined carbon dioxide emission rate for its power plants by 15% relative to its 1990 emissions rate by 2005.

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