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The VAIP is implemented through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between a primary aluminum producer and EPA. The MOU describes the commitments and responsibilities of each party. The general terms of the MOU, which are the same for all the VAIP partners, were developed cooperatively by EPA and the aluminum industry through the Aluminum Association and its PFC Task Force.

Each industry partner agrees to provide information and data used to establish baseline emissions estimates, periodic reports on their activities and estimated emissions reductions achieved. For its part, EPA agrees to overall program responsibilities including:

View the Memorandum of Understanding (MS Word) (4 pp, 34K, , About MS Word Exit EPA Disclaimer) and Memorandum of Understanding Worksheet (XLS) (33K, About MS Excel Exit EPA Disclaimer)

For more information contact:

Sally Rand (
Tel. 1-202-343-9739

Postal Address: Sally Rand
US EPA Climate Change Division
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6207M)
Washington, DC 20460

Express Mail (FedEx/UPS/DHL):
1201 Constitution Ave., NW
Room Number 4351
Washington, DC 20004

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