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Cellulosic biofuels meets national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants

by Catalytic Products International (CPI)  (Jun. 9, 2011)

Cellulosic Biofuels meets National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants A multitude of new cellulosic bio-fuel processing facilities across the country are now faced with having to meet new National Emission Standards for Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing. One specific NESHAP is 40 CFR part 63, subpart FFFF. The applicability ...

After State of the Union Address, U.S. Should Pursue Ambitious Power Plant Emissions Standards

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jan. 29, 2014)

In the State of the Union address last night, President Obama called to make this “a year of action.” Addressing climate change will require his administration to make that call a reality. The President noted that “the debate is settled. Climate ...

Petro-chemical processor meets national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants

by Catalytic Products International (CPI)  (Jun. 9, 2011)

A multitude of chemical and petroleum processing facilities across the country are now faced with having to meet new National Emission Standards for Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing. One specific NESHAP is 40 CFR part 63, subpart FFFF. The applicability of meeting this NESHAP is: A facility must be a major source of HAP emissions ...

Proposed boiler MACT sets aggressive emission limits

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 1, 2010)

On June 4, 2010, U.S. EPA proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters at both major and area sources of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) emissions.  EPA proposed separate rules for units at major sources of HAP emissions (greater than 10 ...

Innovative emissions monitoring uptake soars

by Enviro Technology Services plc  (Jul. 24, 2012)

Firms in the UK’s waste and power sectors are proactively seeking Best Available Techniques for emissions monitoring, according to Enviro Technology. Over recent months there has been a surge in demand for sophisticated equipment, such as monitors of total gaseous mercury. The air quality and emissions monitoring specialist believes that a ...

Capturing the fugitives: Reducing methane emissions from natural gas

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Apr. 4, 2013)

The rapid expansion of natural gas development in the United States has been a double-edged sword. While natural gas supporters are quick to point out its economic benefits and green attributes—natural gas produces roughly half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal during combustion—this isn’t the whole story. Natural gas comes ...

How the EPA’s new oil and gas standards will reduce greenhouse gas emissions

by World Resources Institute WRI  (May 10, 2012)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued final rules to reduce air pollution at natural gas wells and other sources in the oil and gas industry. The rules—a New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and National Emissions Standards for hazardous air ...

New Climate Action Report: U.S. Can Reach its Emissions-Reduction Goal, but Only With Ambitious Action

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Sep. 27, 2013)

On 26th October, the Obama Administration released the sixth U.S. Climate Action Report (CAR6) for public review, to be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in January 2014. The report, which all developed countries are required to complete, outlines U.S. historical and future greenhouse ...

A new approach to SSM emissions management

by Trinity Consultants  (Jan. 27, 2011)

On October 16, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (DC Circuit) mandated the vacatur of the “Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction (SSM) exemption” allowed under General Provisions in Subpart A of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).1  Under the SSM ...

Designing National Commitments to Drive Measurable Emissions Reductions After 2020

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Nov. 1, 2013)

In November 2013, Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will meet in Warsaw, Poland to continue negotiations on the new international 2015 climate change agreement. A critical component of this new agreement will be the design of national mitigation commitments that outline countries’ emissions ...

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