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Study: Carbon Markets

  • On July 21, 2010, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act or Act) was enacted. Section 750 of the Act establishes an interagency working group to “conduct a study on the oversight of existing and prospective carbon markets to ensure an efficient, secure, and transparent carbon market, including oversight of spot markets and derivative markets.” The interagency group is composed of the following members or designees: the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), who serves as the Chairman of the interagency group, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Administrator of the EPA, the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission[1] (FTC) and the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

    Related Federal Register Releases

    75 FR 72816 // PDF Version
    Public Input for the Study Regarding the Oversight of Existing and Prospective Carbon Markets
    View Comments
    Closing Date: December 17, 2010

    Additional Information

    Report on the Oversight of Existing and Prospective Carbon Markets

    Interagency Working Group Releases Carbon Oversight Study, 5965-11

    CFTC Seeks Public Input for a Study Regarding the Oversight of Existing and Prospective Carbon Markets, 5937-10

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