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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Atmospheric Program Partnerships 2017 Achievements

Since 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has forged voluntary partnerships with thousands of companies and other enterprises to promote cost-effective ways to increase energy efficiency and reduce air pollution. EPA has worked with these partners to remove market barriers by developing tools, offering technical assistance, and serving as a credible voice in defining and conveying best practices. 

In total, the partnerships are estimated to have saved $37 billion and avoided 433 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, and saved $529 billion and avoided over 4.9 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent cumulatively since 1992. 

Learn more about the programs and their achievements in the annual updates from 2000-2017 below. 

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