United States: Eugene carbon emissions low, but will still grow

Register Guard: Compared with other Oregon cities and the rest of the nation, Eugene has relatively low per person carbon emissions. That`s not necessarily because residents have especially eco-friendly habits, though. It`s mainly because the Eugene Water & Electric Board, the city`s electricity provider, gets most of its power from hydroelectric dams -- rather than from coal or gas-fired electricity plants -- with virtually no carbon emissions. Still, according to a 2007 inventory of Eugene`s greenhouse gas emissions,......

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