Pennsylvania county exchanges greenhouse gas reduction credits

Through its membership in the Chicago Climate Exchange, the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority conducted the first transatlantic exchange of project-based greenhouse gas credits.

“PURE” the Clean Planet Trust (PURE), London, England, requested the purchase of 7,500 emission reduction credits and will buy them at a rate of $4.25 per metric ton for a total of $31,875. PURE is a registered charity dedicated to combating climate change through carbon offsetting.