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International Cooperation

Agenda and Meeting Summary from Best Practices Training on Arctic Black Carbon: Reduction of Black Carbon from Diesel Sources

EPA engaged with partners from government agencies, U.S. Arctic and Russian universities and non-governmental organizations, Russian and Arctic stakeholders, and indigenous communities on a four-step project to reduce diesel black carbon emissions in the Russian Arctic through 2016. 

From April 15-19, 2013, EPA's partners hosted the Best Practices Training on Arctic Black Carbon: Reduction of Black Carbon from Diesel Sources in Murmansk, Russia. Over the course of this event, participants:

  • Shared information about and discussed emissions inventory best practices around the world;
  • Exchanged information about inventories in Russia;
  • Shared information and discussed BC and PM measurement;
  • Discussed the proposed emissions inventory methodology and potential pilot projects; and
  • Demonstrated emissions measurement techniques.

Download the workshop agenda and meeting summary below.

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