Emissions Control News

  • UAI Petitions EPA To Withdraw Flawed Emissions Model

    On January 25, 2017, the Urban Air Initiative (UAI), along with the Energy Future Coalition and the states of Kansas and Nebraska, filed a request for correction of information petitioning EPA to correct its models on motor vehicle fuel emissions that limit the use of higher blends of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Clarke Energy Supports UKAEE

    Clarke Energy are proud to be supporting the UK Association for Energy Engineers(UKAEE), annual general meeting on 31st January 2017. We will be hosting visits to the Natural History Museum’s state of the art energy centre. If you would like to join, please  ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Launches New Mercury Control Product

    Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, announced today that it is adding a new product to its proven, cost-effective mercury capture program that will reduce mercury emissions by preventing scrubber reemission events. The product is specifically designed for coal-fired power utilities with wet scrubbers to help ...

  • Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

    When diesel is used as an engine fuel, it is inevitable that you will produce Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs). Hence, we never just produce carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) alone, but rather a myriad of hydrocarbons including aromatics (e.g. benzene, toluene) aldehydes and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a semi-volatile phase or bound with carbonaceous particulate, and ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • VelocityEHS Strengthens Award-Winning EHS&S Platform with Addition of Air Emissions, Water and Waste Compliance Products

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, announced today it has strengthened its award-winning EHS software platform with the addition of three new cloud software products, including  ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • New CHP plant at a US Army installation opens in Aberdeen, MD

    The U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) has announced that the U.S. Army has just debuted a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. The official opening ceremony took place last month a little over a year since ...

  • Cost of flying to increase with a new runway while ICAO calls for major biofuel investment

    Big increases in ticket prices would be the only way to reconcile a new runway with climate laws, new analysis shows. Up to £43 would need to be added to a return flight from Manchester to Amsterdam, £162 for a return flight from Newcastle to Sharm El Sheik, and £295 from London to Singapore in order to control emissions, the research, which was published yesterday, ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Paris pledges fall short on emissions

    National promises made late last year to contain carbon dioxide emissions will not be nearly enough to meet the global warming target agreed last December by 195 nations, according to a new assessment. The signatories to the historic agreement at the UN conference on climate change in Paris pledged to limit global warming to ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Unique Rotabed `Fluidized Bed` Gas Cleaning Technology used to control pulp bleach plant emissions

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of cutting edge scrubber systems technology, has been selected by a major Southern pulp and paper company to supply their patented, advanced design RotaBed "Fluidized Bed" Gas Cleaning Technology to control pulp bleach plant emissions at two of their mills. Designed to remove fugitive chlorine and chlorine dioxide created during pulp bleaching, ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • New Brochure Highlights the Expanded Range of Scrubpac Ventclean Systems for Storage Tank and Railcar Emissions Control

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of proven air pollution control, product, and heat recovery technologies, has announced publication of a new brochure on their expanded line of ScrubPac VentClean Systems. Specifically designed to scrub storage tank and railcar vent emissions caused by breathing and filling operations, the VentClean Scrubber is the latest addition to ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Welcoming our new senior project engineering specialist, catalyst systems

    Innova Global is very pleased to announce Rand Drake as the newest member of our Catalyst Team, filling the position of Senior Project Engineering Specialist in Orlando, Florida. Rand has an extensive mechanical engineering background which includes design of catalyst systems, ammonia supply systems, propane systems, electronic/hydraulic systems, mobile power plants, mobile reserve osmosis ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Decoupling of global emissions and economic growth confirmed

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for 2015 released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). “The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Vehicle emissions in real driving conditions: Council gives green light to second package

    On 12 February 2016, the Council  gave its green light  to the adoption of the second package of rules to introduce real driving emission (RDE) tests.  The new tests are intended to measure more accurately pollutant emissions from cars and other light vehicles.  The need for new tests For their approval, new models ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Air quality impact of diesel ‘severely underestimated’

    Hydrocarbons are precursors to hazardous air pollutants including ozone and particulate matter. Hydrocarbons from diesel make up over 50% of all hydrocarbons in the air in London, a new study has found. The authors also estimate that they contribute up to half of total ozone production potential in London, and say future air quality control strategies must focus more on these pollutants. Around ...

  • US sues VW over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars

    The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air violations. The civil complaint against the German automaker, filed on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency in U.S. District Court in Detroit, alleges the company ...


    By Associated Press

  • Faurecia revs up exhaust test capabilities

    Global emissions control expert Faurecia has increased its exhaust system test capabilities with a new shaker system from Brüel & Kjær. Faurecia works in three areas - weight reduction, pollutant emissions control and energy recovery - to ensure its exhaust systems meet stringent environmental standards and address the public’s growing ecological concerns. In order to speed ...

  • EPA Awards $1.9 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,919,653 in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to reduce diesel, greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions from large polluting diesel sources, such as trucks and buses. In the Pacific Northwest and Pacific Southwest Regions, the DERA program is administered by EPA’s West Coast ...

  • U.S. EPA Awards $3.2 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions in California

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $3,258,639 in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding to California to reduce diesel, greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions from large polluting diesel sources, such as trucks and buses. “By promoting clean diesel technologies, we can improve air quality, support green jobs, and fight global climate change,” said Jared ...

  • Lawsuits could force VW to buy back cheating diesels

    Volkswagen almost inevitably will have to compensate owners of diesel cars equipped with emissions-rigging software. Some legal experts say the automaker could be forced to buy back the cars altogether. Many of the more than 200 lawsuits filed in the past few weeks allege that for seven years VW marketed four-cylinder diesel Golfs, Jettas, Beetles and Passats as clean alternatives to gas engines, ...


    By Associated Press

  • More VW trouble: 2016 diesels have new suspect software

    U.S. regulators say they have a lot more questions for Volkswagen, triggered by the company's recent disclosure of additional suspect software in 2016 diesel models that potentially would help exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests. That's more bad news for VW dealers looking for new cars to replace the ones they can no longer sell because of the worldwide cheating scandal already ...


    By Associated Press

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