Since 2007, MELS raises money every year to purchase carbon offsets to help combat climate change. For more information about carbon offsets, please visit Terrapass.
2010: 250 metric tons (551,556 pounds)
2009: 200 metric tons (440,925 pounds)
2008: 400,000 lbs.
2007: 450,000 lbs.
Since 1994, MELS successfully bid and retired 76 tons of SO2, thereby reducing the allowable sulfur dioxide emissions that regulated stationary sources are permitted to emit nationwide.2006: 1 ton