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EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 31, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the State of Texas program to issue greenhouse gas (GHG) permits for new and modified facilities. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has worked closely with EPA and submitted a state implementation plan for GHG permits to replace the existing federal program. EPA ...

China-US links can spark emissions breakthrough

by Climate News Network  (Oct. 29, 2014)

Tentative steps have been taken by China and the US towards co-operating on climate change − mainly focusing on relatively modest technological schemes connected with more efficient and less polluting power generation. But a new report calls on ...

EPA to Propose Endangerment Finding For Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Bloomberg BNA  (Sep. 5, 2014)

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will propose an endangerment finding for greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft in late April 2015. The EPA would be required by the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gases from aircraft if it determines the emissions endanger public health or the environment, it said in a Sept. 3  ...

Novelis and World Wildlife Fund Partner to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Novelis Inc.  (Sep. 18, 2014)

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the company has been accepted into World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Climate Savers program, an exclusive initiative of WWF to encourage companies to reduce their ...

EU commits to cut greenhouse gas emissions

by GLOBE Foundation  (Oct. 28, 2014)

European Union leaders have reached agreement on a Climate and Energy deal for the period 2020 to 2030. The broad climate change pact has set a new target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the EU by 2030. Ambitious targets were also set for increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the EU as a whole (to 27%) and for ...

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 9, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to Victoria WLE to expand the Victoria Power Station. The expansion will allow the Victoria County, Texas, facility to add equipment and capacity to its combined-cycle electricity generating unit. ...

Novelis Leads Global Effort to Increase Closed-Loop Recycling and Reduce Carbon

by Novelis Inc.  (Nov. 17, 2014)

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today published its Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report, which shows the company is making significant investments and strides to advance thecircular economy and increase the sustainability of its business, the aluminum ...

Hyundai and Kia settle historic Greenhouse Gas Emissions enforcement case

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 3, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia for air pollution that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse ...

US, China unveil Ambitious Climate Change Goals

by Associated Press  (Nov. 11, 2014)

The United States and China unveiled ambitious targets Wednesday to reduce greenhouse gases, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of a make-or-break treaty to be finalized next year. President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would move much faster in cutting pollution, with a goal to ...

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 30, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to the city of Austin for the Sand Hill Energy Center. The city plans to add equipment and capacity at the facility’s combined-cycle electricity generating unit. “The city of Austin ...

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