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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 ...

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  ...

Individual power stations’ emissions can be identified from a distance

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 25, 2014)

Air pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHGs) from a coal-fired power station have been correctly identified 12 km away, researchers report in a new US study. Their monitoring method paves the way for a space-based satellite system which can check emissions reported by individual power stations against actual emissions. It is challenging to check the ...

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 ...

Ocean acidification and GHGs hit record levels

by Climate News Network  (Sep. 9, 2014)

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) reports that the amounts of atmospheric greenhouse gases reached a new high in 2013, driven by rapidly rising levels of carbon dioxide. The news is consistent with trends in fossil fuel consumption. But what comes as more of a surprise is the WMO’s revelation that the current rate of ocean ...

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

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

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 ...

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 15, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to CCI Corpus Christi, LLC. The company plans to construct petroleum process facilities near Corpus Christi, TX. “Climate change contributes to many types of challenges, especially for ...

Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK

by Associated Press  (Sep. 29, 2014)

Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In its decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project, as approved with conditions, would minimize potential adverse impacts on landowners and the ...

Record Greenhouse Gas Levels Impact Atmosphere and Oceans

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Sep. 9, 2014)

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide. This is according to the World Meteorological Organization’s annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, which injected even greater urgency into the need for concerted international action ...

EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 16, 2014)

Building on the President’s Climate Action Plan, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined private and public sector leaders at the White House today to recognize progress and take new steps to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Administrator McCarthy announced ...

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