Media Mention•Oct 24, 2019
World’s First Emission Trading Scheme Yields Positive Results
The Gujarat Pollution Control Board says that the newly launched Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will help the state cut emissions by 29%, reports the Times of India
Via Times of India
SURAT/GANDHINAGAR: World’s first emission trading scheme (ETS) for particulate matter 10 (PM 10) launched in Surat a month ago has shown positive results.
In the one month of its launch on September 15 in 155 industrial units of highly polluted Pandesara area, trading has been done 386 times and the emission cap per unit fixed at 280 tonnes in a month has not been breached. The total emission recorded was 245 tonnes and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has further reduced the cap to 200 tonnes for the second month.