ERC Cost Data

Data from the California Air Resources Board

2012 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean)
Median
High
Low

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2010 (June 2013)

2011 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean)
Median
High
Low

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2011 (October 2012)

2010 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 39,988 19,554 28,710 4,713 22,341
Median 50,000 15,263 30,000 5,479 21,000
High 90,000 52,055 70,000 8,359 70,000
Low 8,359 2,250 1 300 8,359

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2010 (February 2012)

2009 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 38,164 31,743 17,023 0 25,136
Median 34,000 38,356 500 0 24,000
High 79,000 82,192 59,000 0 48,973
Low 11,000 2,750 350 0 10,688

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2009 (February 2012)

2008 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 47,143 43,435 40,025 6,198 65,921
Median 47,500 34,000 51,879 5,593 36,500
High 216,216 344,828 77,000 12,500 421,918
Low 5,593 2,500 400 500 3,000

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2008 (May 2011)

2007 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 45,176 25,370 97,442 7,188 35,091
Median 20,000 24,839 43,000 500 21,500
High 602,740 95,616 1,293,151 35,616 356,164
Low 49 5 49 1 100

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2006 (December 2008)

2006 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 81,650 8,619 29,050 14,825 55,024
Median 25,000 8,110 14,150 13,699 9,250
High 410,959 64,000 493,151 41,096 273,973
Low 100 100 21 5 1,250

Notes: Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2006 (July 2007)

2005 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 43,892 6,382 92,539 26,327 52,456
Median 25,000 6,849 16,750 30,959 44,589
High 175,342 26,950 389,041 38,356 167,123
Low 5 200 400 5 1,000

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2005 (March 2006)

2004 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 66,798 10,792 73,584 15,597 25,461
Median 48,767 7,014 30,022 11,058 39,139
High 210,000 70,000 153,425 32,877 41,644
Low 10,500 550 300 200 1,000

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2004 (March 2005)

2003 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 39,842 9,738 35,797 16,251 9,146
Median 29,000 7,877 19,000 4,170 7,000
High 140,000 70,000 191,781 42,877 41,096
Low 6,000 310 299 325 1,000

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2003 (March 2004)

2002 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 35,261 9,633 49,327 27,802 14,156
Median 30,000 8,630 20,000 38,356 7,450
High 140,000 70,000 136,986 47,397 65,753
Low 990 485 3,289 300 3,289

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2002 (March 2003)

2001 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 27,074 12,684 46,148 19,447 12,809
Median 22,000 10,959 25,000 10,026 7,500
High 104,000 66,000 126,027 43,836 82,192
Low 774 967 400 45 15

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2001 (April 2002)

2000 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 19,354 6,567 17,057 7,760 11,468
Median 15,000 5,000 14,000 5,625 10,685
High 72,000 54,000 46,575 20,000 20,137
Low 2,600 300 580 1,000 2,250

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offsets Transaction Cost Summary Report for 2000 (March 2001)

1999 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 13,884 6,579 10,400 3,033 4,863
Median 10,925 4,931 11,111 3,333 5,100
High 45,000 28,334 16,800 9,200 9,200
Low 913 913 500 913 913

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offset Transaction Cost Summary Report for 1999 (May 2000)

1998 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 11,750 7,680 9,475 4,434 7,927
Median 10,925 4,932 10,000 2,509 10,411
High 28,356 30,000 21,429 21,429 10,411
Low 913 165 50 165 913

Notes:  Per Table 1 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offset Transaction Cost Summary Report for 1998 (April 1999)

1997 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 11,257 6,047 11,571 4,305 5,200
Median 11,507 5,000 10,959 6,703 5,200
High 20,000 25,000 16,438 10,959 5,200
Low 2,000 384 400 3,425 5,200

Notes:  Per Tables 1 and 8 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offset Transaction Cost Summary Report for 1997 (April 1998)

1996 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 10,999 9,734 9,612 267 5,200
Median 9,250 7,123 9,863 267 5,200
High 26,000 26,000 18,000 267 5,200
Low 2,460 1,726 708 267 5,200

Notes:  Per Tables 1 and 8 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offset Transaction Cost Summary Report for 1996 (April 1997)

1995 Prices Paid in Dollars Per Ton for Offsets ($/ton)
NOx ROC PM10 CO SOx
Average (mean) 14,274 8,158 8,856 no data 6,000
Median 11,644 6,575 7,514 no data 6,000
High 32,400 32,400 16,000 no data 6,000
Low 268 45 269 no data 6,000

Notes:  Per Tables 1 and 8 of the ARB Emission Reduction Offset Transaction Cost Summary Report for 1995 (April 1996)

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