Cairo begins projects to reduce carbon emissions

July 2007
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/13/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 28, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the projects being planned by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency to reduce carbon emissions in the industrial sector. The project aims to capture and flare the methane gas produced the landfill sites. According to environmental analysts, the schemes are the result of European companies seeking to reduce their emissions by receiving credits for the projects.


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