EnviroTech :: Climate Change
Ethylene and Carbon Black Plants to Join Emission-Trading Scheme
1:49 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Steam crackers producing ethylene and propylene, and plants making carbon black, will participate in the second phase of the European Union’s (EU) carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions-trading scheme (EU ETS), from 2008 until 2012, sources say. Only EU chemical sites with stand-alone, on-site heat and power facilities above a certain capacity are participating in the first phase of EU ETS, which is due to end in 2007. Plants producing other basic chemicals such as ammonia and aromatics are expected to join the third phase of EU ETS, which is scheduled to begin in...
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