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Point Source Emissions

The state of Delaware submits a comprehensive inventory of ozone precursor emissions to the EPA every three years. Ozone precursors are air pollutants that form ozone: volatile organic compounds (VOCs), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and carbon monoxide (CO).

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Jacquelyn Cuneo
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CO2 Budget Trading Amendments

The RGGI participating states conduct period reviews of their programs and make recommendations for program updates by the states.

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Valerie Gray Division of Air Quality 302.739.9402
In early 2018, DNREC published proposed
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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Delaware is a participant in a multi-state carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program developed as a cooperative effort among the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont to cap and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the power sector. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas that contributes to global
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Greenhouse Gas Offsets

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) allows participating states to identify and take credit for project-based greenhouse gas reductions outside of the electric sector, which is subject to the RGGI cap-and-trade program.

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Christian Wisniewski Division of Air Quality
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Reducing Diesel Emissions

Delaware has several programs designed to reduce diesel emissions, which can have significant negative impacts to overall air quality, from vehicles.

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Deanna Morozowich Division of Air Quality 302.739.9402

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VW Mitigation Plan

A 2017 agreement between the federal government and the Volkswagen Corporation (VW) created an Environmental Mitigation Trust to fund projects that mitigate air quality impacts from high-emitting diesel vehicles and engines. Delaware’s share of the Environmental Mitigation Trust is approximately $9.6 million. DNREC has developed a mitigation plan to accept and distribute these funds to
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Clean Vehicles & Fuels

Delaware has several programs designed to reduce air emissions by promoting clean fuels and alternative vehicle use.

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Ajo Rabemiarisoa Division of Air Quality 302.324.2083
Biodiesel Biodiesel fuel is
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Inspection & Maintenance

The Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program is a mandatory control measure to help the State of Delaware meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone.
Valerie Gray Division of Air Quality
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Mobile Sources

Mobile sources include a variety of motor vehicles and mobile equipment that generate air emissions, and that autonomously move or can be moved from place to place. The Mobile Sources Control Program implements measures and programs to reduce motor vehicle-related pollution from on-road vehicles Passenger vehicles such as sedans
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