Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
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)

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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