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Novelis Opens World`s Largest Aluminum Recycling Facility
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Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened the world's largest aluminum recycling center.  Located adjacent to the company's rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany, the $258 million (€200 million) recycling center will process up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap annually, turning it back into high-value aluminum ingots to ...

Cities launch global alliance to lower carbon emissions
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More than 2,000 cities have banded together in what the UN calls the largest effort by cities so far to curb their greenhouse gas emissions. The goal of the Compact of Mayors is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 454 million tonnes a year by 2020 — equivalent to the carbon dioxide emissions from 130 coal power plants — through knowledge sharing and transparent and accountable ...

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
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Today (Sep 30, 2014), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing greenhouse gas pollution trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities. In 2013, reported emissions from large industrial facilities were 20 million metric tons higher than the prior year, or 0.6 ...

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane
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In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for power, but escapes into the atmosphere, it harms the ...

NatureWorks provides new Ingeo Biopolymer Eco Profile
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NatureWorks teamed up with PE INTERNATIONAL and released the first findings of its updated eco profile for its naturally advanced family of Ingeo™ biopolymers. The eco profile of a polymer gives information such as the total energy and raw materials consumed, and the total emissions to air, water, and soil from the cradle to the finished polymer pellet. The new Ingeo eco profile data ...

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