Workshop on Diesel Emissions, Pollution Mitigation, and Clean and Alternative Technologies in the Arctic
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EPA co-hosted a Workshop on Diesel Emissions, Pollution Mitigation, and Clean and Alternative Technologies in the Arctic to help kick-off its Black Carbon Diesel Initiative to reduce black carbon from diesel sources in the Russian Arctic. The workshop was held October 6 & 7, 2011 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Workshop presentations and participant lists are now available, through links on the agenda pages.

The purpose of the invitation-only workshop was:

  • To provide information about black carbon assessments of the Arctic
  • To discuss the link between diesel emissions and black carbon
  • To gather experts from Arctic countries to share information and technologies on reducing diesel emissions, black carbon and improving the efficiency of energy systems in remote areas of the Arctic
  • To identify potential demonstration projects and next steps

This workshop was intended to contribute to the pan-Arctic work of the Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) Project Steering Group on Black Carbon as well as to inform the development of black carbon mitigation projects under a new bilateral program of United States-Russian Federation cooperation. 

Final Report

The final report of the workshop is now available for download.


Workshop Locations

October 6: Conference hall of the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation at Kadashevskaya nab., 14/1, 119017, Moscow. 

October 7: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, 4/6 Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street, Moscow

Contacts

USEPA
Metcalfe.jane@epa.gov, kuklinski.teresa@epa.gov



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