United States Code

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§ 7901.
Definitions
In this chapter:
(1)
Carbon sequestration

The term “carbon sequestration” means the capture of carbon dioxide through terrestrial, geological, biological, or other means, which prevents the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

(2)
Greenhouse gas

The term “greenhouse gas” means carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulfur hexafluoride.

(3)
Greenhouse gas intensity

The term “greenhouse gas intensity” means the ratio of greenhouse gas emissions to economic output.

(Pub. L. 101–240, title VII, § 731, as added Pub. L. 109–58, title XVI, § 1611, Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 1113.)
cite as: 22 USC 7901