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Document: EPA finds 3 percent rise in net GHGs in 2018

February 12, 2020
EPA’s latest annual draft greenhouse gas inventory is finding that the country’s net emissions spiked 3.2 percent in 2018 due to increased fossil energy consumption, a finding that is likely to intensify calls by environmental groups and others for tougher steps to combat climate change. The agency Feb. 12 released its annual draft inventory and is seeking comment on it by March 13. The spike in fossil energy emissions comes after EPA repealed Obama-era power sector GHG rules and replaced...

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