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Carbon Reporting: From Calculation to Regulation

10:51 AM MDT | August 4, 2009 | Vincent Valk

While many chemical companies currently participate in carbon reporting initiatives, such as ACC's Responsible Care program and The Climate Registry, the rules are about to undergo a tectonic shift. As the U.S. EPA moves to require reporting, a first step towards eventual regulation, industry is preparing for a set of requirements far more complex than current reporting initiatives. "The main difference [with the proposed EPA rules] is that you can't just make a calculation, you have to verify it," says Lorraine Krupa Gershman, ACC's director of...

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