Will Corn Heat Homes on Carbon Credits?
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A Carbon Trading Program is soon to be offered in Illinois, Jan. 27,
2006, Source: Ron Burke; (217) 557-7826; ron.burke@...;
Carl Bernacchi; (217) 333-8048; bernacch@....
Corn farms in Urban, Illinois will soon be able to market carbon
credits. Corn farms and corn stove owners should request that corn
stove carbon credits be included in the program. Contact the above
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and a number of
state agencies and private organizations are developing a program for
producers and land owners to earn and sell "carbon credits".
Carbon emissions are profit/loss valuables owned & traded by chemical
companies like DuPont, power plant owner/generator Utilities like
American Electric Power (AEP), auto companies like Ford Motor Company.