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emission rights:

see pollution allowancepollution allowance
or emission rights,
government-issued permit to emit a certain amount of a pollutant. The holder of the permit may use it to pollute legally, may trade permits, or may sell the permit for a profit.
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Most scholarly commentators defend some version of the equal emission rights (EER) thesis, arguing that all persons are entitled to equal shares of atmospheric absorptive capacity, such that national emissions caps should be calculated on an equal per capita basis.
The company's share of the free emission rights for the Meri-Pori coal-fired power plant for 2008 - 2012 totaled 1,479.
Similarly, when the utility buys from an unregulated generator, the resulting wholesale price would rise by the value of an emission right.
In 2011 the EPA responded with the Cross State Air Pollution rule, which again allowed the trading of emission reduction quotas, but with constraints so that all upwind states would have to reduce emissions rather than simply buy emission rights sufficient to allow their emissions.
The grandfathering approach bases emission rights on existing patterns.
The amount finally recognised for each business group for financing the deficit in regulated revenues in 2006 will be deducted by the value of free CO2 emission rights received during the period from January 1 and March 2, 2006.
If the deal to buy part of the Slovakian emission rights is signed, it would be the first in the world in which emission rights whose transfer is guaranteed by a government have been sold.
The agreement includes the purchase of all emission rights at these four sites from 2006 to 2012.
European Union member governments agreed Monday to establish an EU-wide market in 2008 to trade the emission rights of carbon dioxide (CO2) under the terms of a 1997 global warming pact.
3% increase in purchases and services expenses (variable costs), which were caused by increases in fuel costs, energy purchases and CO2 emission rights in the period.
of Australia to purchase greenhouse-gas emission rights in a package with coal.
The amount finally recognised for each business group for financing the deficit in regulated revenues in 2006 will be subtracted from the value of the free CO2 emission rights received from during the period from January 1 to March 2, 2006.