Port of Seattle to Halve Carbon Emissions with Renewable Fuel Contract

Port of Seattle to Halve Carbon Emissions with Renewable Fuel Contract

April 15,2020– PortofSeattle.org

The Port of Seattle Commission approved a contract to enable the Port to reach its 2030 goal to reduce carbon emissions by 50 percent, almost a decade early. This long-sought major milestone, voted on at the Commission meeting on April 14, 2020 (Agenda item 8a), results from authorization for a 10-year supply contract with U.S. Gain for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), a low-carbon natural gas alternative produced most often from landfill waste. RNG produces no new carbon emissions because it replaces fossil fuels and recycles existing carbon in the atmosphere.

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