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GHG Emissions from a Typical Passenger Vehicle

Fast Facts: U.S. Transportation Sector GHG Emissions

2012 U.S. GHG Emissions by Sector

Electricity 32%
Transportation 28%
Industry 20%
Agriculture 10%
Commercial 5%
Residential 5%

2012 U.S. Transportation Sector GHG Emissions by Source

Light-Duty Vehicles 62%
Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks 22%
Other 4%
Ships and Boats 2%
Rail 2%

For more information on U.S. GHG Emissions from Transportation and what the numbers in these pie charts represent, please see Fast Facts (PDF) (5 pp, 819K, EPA-420-F-15-002, March 2015, About PDF).


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