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Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Minnesota: 1970-2006. Peter Ciborowski Anne Claflin October 2009. Legislative Request. The Next Generation Energy Act established the following GHG reduction goals: 15 % reduction from 2005 levels by 2015; 30 % reduction by 2025; and

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greenhouse gas emissions in minnesota 1970 2006

Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Minnesota: 1970-2006

Peter Ciborowski

Anne Claflin

October 2009

legislative request
Legislative Request
  • The Next Generation Energy Act established the following GHG reduction goals:
    • 15 % reduction from 2005 levels by 2015;
    • 30 % reduction by 2025; and
    • 80 % reduction by 2050.
  • The MPCA is obligated to report on statewide progress toward these GHG reduction goals.
    • Annual legislative proposal
    • Biennial Reduction Progress Report
  • The request included some specifications, such as estimating electricity imported to service Minnesota demand and separate tracking of emissions or sequestration associated with biomass

(Minn. Stat. § 216H)

rules
Rules
  • Principles:
    • the long record of emissions covering periods of years to decades;
    • a consistent time series of estimates;
    • best international and US practices;
    • high level of data disaggregation; and
    • timeliness.
  • Geographical boundaries, except:
    • net electricity imports
    • aviation
  • Recalculation of previous and baseline year estimates as methods change
    • Limitations in protocols and available data
  • Downstream (combustion of fossil fuels and other noncombustion emissions)
  • Direct (physically occur at a facility)
  • Separately track biogenic emissions and sequestration
epa actions
EPA Actions
  • Mandatory GHG Reporting Rule
  • Proposed Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule
  • Proposed Rulemaking: Light-duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
  • Proposed Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act
  • Waxman/Markey and Kerry/Boxer
full report available
Full Report Available:
  • Climate Change page:
    • http://www.pca.state.mn.us/climatechange/
  • Legislative Reports page
    • http://www.pca.state.mn.us/hot/legislature/reports/index.html
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