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The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) is a US-based trade association representing the interests of companies that are involved in the trading, legislation and regulation of environmental markets. EMA was founded in 1997 as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization.



EMA is focused on promoting market-based solutions for environmental challenges through sound public policy, industry best practices, effective education and training, and member networking. EMA represents a diverse membership including large utilities, emissions brokers and traders, exchanges, law firms, project developers, consultants, academics, NGOs and government agencies


Jeff Fort and Christie Bradway Join EMA's Board of Directors (February 25, 2015)
EMA Comments on EPA Proposed Rule Section 111(d) Clean Air Act (December 2, 2014)
EMA Selects Mary Nichols as the Recipient of the 2014 John H. Dales Memorial Leadership in Environmental Markets Award (September 16, 2014)
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New England RECs Round Table Brings in Record Attendance (June 4, 2014)
Read more here.
Supreme Court upholds CSAPR (April 29, 2014)
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EMA's Regional Round Table Dives into Texas RECs and RINs
http://www.emahq.org/news-resources/press-releases/tx-regional-round-table-wrap (May 23, 2013)
EMA Facilitates Discussion on California's AB 32
http://emahq.org/ab-32-round-table-wrap (March 18, 2013)
EMA Applauds RGGI for Steps to Revitalize Northeast Carbon Markets
http://emahq.org/node/40 (February 11, 2013)

Upcoming Events

New Webinar! 

Nearing the Finish Line: Perspectives and Updates on EPA's Clean Power Plan

April 23, 2015  

11:00am - 12:30pm Eastern


Regional Thought Leader Round Tables

Northeast RECs - May 2015 - New York, NY

Clean Power Plant, CSAPR - August 2015 - Chicago, IL


19th Annual Meeting

October 28-30, 2015

Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

Northeast RECs Round Table Presentations

Date: November 20, 2014

EMA Member Access Only


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