AP IMPACT: CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low

AP IMPACT: CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low

Pittsburgh : PA : USA | Aug 16, 2012 at 12:56 PM PDT
Source: Kansas City Star
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In a surprising turnaround, the government says the amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level in 20 years.

And federal officials say the biggest reason is cheap and plentiful natural gas. FULL ARTICLE AT Kansas City Star

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