Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement Progress Report 2014

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The 2014 Progress Report is the 12th biennial report completed under the 1991 Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement and summarizes key actions undertaken by both countries in the last two years to address transboundary air pollution within the context of the Agreement. The report presents progress made toward meeting the commitments established in the Acid Rain and Ozone Annexes of the Agreement and key scientific and technical trends related to air pollution.

According to the report, as of 2012, Canada's total emissions of sulphur dioxide decreased 58% from 1990 levels while the U.S. reduced total sulphur dioxide emissions by 78% from their 1990 emission levels. Between 2000 and 2012, Canada's total NOx emissions in the transboundary ozone region decreased by 45% while in the United States total NOx emissions in the region declined by 47%.

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  • Author: Government of Canada, Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Report
  • Cat. No.: En85-1/2014E-PDF
  • Size: 21.6 x 28 cm
  • Pages: 70
  • Year: 2015
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