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Moving Toward a Cleaner, Safer, Healthier Environment

Addressing Global Climate Change

Targeted Incentives for Greenhouse Gas Sequestration

In June 2003, Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman announced that consideration will be given to conservation practices that store carbon when implementing USDA’s forest and agriculture conservation programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). USDA would provide financial incentives, technical assistance, demonstrations, pilot programs, education and capacity building, along with measurements to assess the success of these efforts.



Cleaner Air

Addressing Global Climate Change

Cleaner Water

Cleaner Lands

Healthier Ecosystems

A Cleaner, Healthier World Community

Healthier People

President Bush’s Performance-Based FY 2005 Budget


September 2004