The Methane to Markets Partnership plays an important role in promoting methane capture and use projects internationally and reducing emissions of methane globally. The U.S. Government Accomplishments in Support of the Methane to Markets Partnership summarizes the contributions of participating U.S. government agencies and highlights the projects and activities since the launch of the Partnership in November 2004.
This report was developed collaboratively by EPA, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
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U.S. Government Accomplishments in Support of the Methane to Markets Partnership October 2006 full report (PDF) (28 pp, 1.4MB)
or read individual report sections:
- Table of Contents (PDF) (1 pg, 87K)
- Letter From Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation (PDF) (1 pg, 56K)
- Executive Summary (PDF) (3 pp, 147K)
- The Methane to Markets Partnership (PDF) (2 pp, 140K)
- U.S. Government Leadership in Reducing Methane Emissions (PDF) (2 pp, 211K)
- Sector Highlights (PDF) (10 pp, 493K)
- Looking Forward (PDF) (2 pp, 169K)
- Partnership Milestones (PDF) (2 pp, 88K)
To date, the U.S. has:
- Provided over $5 million to support a wide range of projects and activities.
- These investments, if fully implemented, will result in estimated annual emission reductions of approximately 5 million MTCO2E.
- U.S. investments have leveraged over $235 million in public and private sector contributions (See graph below).
- Continued significant work in all four Methane to Markets sectors (agriculture, coal mines, landfills, and oil and gas) with key updates from each sector provided in the report.
More information about this chart is on page 13 of the full report (above).
More information about this chart is on page 14 of the full report (above).