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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


Norfolk, Scarbrough, Wood Join the EMA Board of Directors (January 27, 2016)
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)
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Supreme Court upholds CSAPR (April 29, 2014)
Read more here.
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)




Make Your Room Reservation Today for EMA's 20th Annual Meeting on October 19-21, 2016 in Austin, TX!

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What’s Next To Trade in Environmental Commodities?

April 21, 2016   Chicago, IL

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Northeast RECs Round Table

March 23, 2016

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