Manufacturers Team With EPA To Reduce Energy Use

Law360, New York (April 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The largest industrial trade association in the United States said Monday that it would challenge its 14,000 member companies to reduce their energy use by at least 10% as part of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The memorandum of understanding signed by the National Association of Manufacturers and the EPA is nonbinding.

Overall, the manufacturing sector uses nearly one-third of the energy in the United States. If the parties reach their goal, the agreement could save manufacturers $10.4 billion and enough energy to...
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