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1. Use of the Site; Compliance With Laws.

We appreciate your interest in the Carnegie Mellon University Power Sector Carbon Index. This Site is made available for informational purposes.

Viewing and/or use of this web site, https://emissionsindex.org/ (the "Site") is subject to the terms appearing in these Notices, which may be updated from time to time. Please be aware that certain pages linked to and/or included in the Site may include additional posted terms and/or policies. By accessing and/or using any portion of the Site, you are agreeing to the then-current terms and/or policies applicable to such portions of the Site, in addition to these terms.

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4. Miscellaneous.

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