facility emissions Articles

  • A Non Regenerative DPF fitted to a Perkins 3012TAG2A Standby generating set - Case Study

    A DPF retrofitted in the existing exhaust line of a Perkins 3012 TAG2A, this standby set is close to a manufacturing facility and the emissions on startup was entering a clean laboratory environment, twin catalytic converters were also added to complete the emissions ...


    By GenCat Ltd

  • Role of biomass questioned for clean power plan

    In a May 8, 2015, letter, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) requested that EPA reconsider its decision to treat biomass as having zero emissions under the proposed Clean Power Plan (Plan). The Senators point out "wood-burning power plants emit around 3,000 pounds of carbon dioxide per ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New Regulations for Biomass and Other Alternatative Fuels

    EPA completed new rules that changed the way they look at "nontraditional" fuels. Using these alternative fuels to generate energy makes a facility subject to emission limits and rules regulation boilers. In December U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed new rules that changed the way they look at'nontraditional" fuels. Materials that can meet the newly revised standards are ...

  • Federal PSD/Title V Stationary Source Permitting Exclusion of Nonroad Engines

    The PSD and Title V programs derive their applicability based on the aggregate air emissions from on-site equipment at each facility. Many railyards operate small combustion equipment such as gasoline-powered welders, compressors, and generators. These units may qualify as nonroad engines. Air emissions from nonroad engines need not be included in a facility’s aggregate air emissions when ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Chemical Process Corp - Case Study

    Chemical Process Corp licensed VisionMonitor’s Compliance Intelligence suite of products to use as a web-based environmental Compliance Manager and reporting system for it’s hydrogen, air separation, and chemical production facilities. Through real-time integration of its facilities’ environmental data collection systems, VisionMonitor's Compliance Intelligence system automated Chemical Process ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • EU emissions trading scheme

    The next couple of years will be crucial for the future of trading greenhouse gases (GHGs). Europe is reviewing the way its trading system operates to address the lessons it has learned to date and increasingly others are designing and implementing trading programs. New Zealand has recently published its proposals, Australia is looking at how it would implement a trading system, and a growing ...

  • `Federal PSD/Title V Stationary Source Permitting Exclusion of Nonroad Engines,` presented at the 2004 Railroad Environmental Conference

    Abstract The PSD and Title V programs derive their applicability based on the aggregate air emissions from on-site equipment at each facility. Many railyards operate small combustion equipment such as gasoline-powered welders, compressors, and generators. These units may qualify as nonroad engines. Air emissions from nonroad engines need not be included in a facility's aggregate air ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Climactic Auto Test Facility for OEM Customer - 4x4 Climatic Chassis Dyno Commissioned in 2007 - Case Study

    Volkswagen Skoda- Czech Republic Project Overview Sierra CP designed and constructed a new advanced research and development climatic automotive testing facility for a major OEM.  The climatic system, to be installed on the third floor of the facility, had to be designed to fit within the existing automobile testing chamber footprint and within logistical and weight allowances.  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Case study - Canmaker achieves cost-effective compliance

    Overview JL Clark, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, is no ordinary packager.  The company, celebrated its 110 year anniversary in 2014, is recognized around the world for its award winning metal lithography and exact graphic reproduction. Also recognized as a long-time positive corporate influence in the community, the management of the company was naturally concerned ...

  • Expanding Pollution Release Reporting: Pollutant Emissions Reporting and Implications for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    In an effort to understand the quantity of pollutants entering the environment, several countries have implemented pollutant emissions reporting programs. Under the typical pollutant emissions reporting program, an affected facility is required to report to its respective government or government agency information concerning the quantity of pollutants emitted into the air, water and land as well ...

  • EPA proposes new greenhouse gas emission standard under the Clean Air Act

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently proposed a new GHG emissions program designed to further regulate the amount of greenhouse gas produced in the US. The proposed Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule would require large facilities to obtain operating permits for their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Large facilities are defined as ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • The Eight (8) “Ws” of RACT 2 – Who, What, When, Why, Where, In What Way, and By What Means

    The revised Final-Form Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) 2 Rule was approved by the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (EQB) on November 17, 2015.  It’s now in the last administrative stages on its way to being finalized and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.  As an air quality rule that applies to major sources located within the Commonwealth of ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Case study: To steamroll asphalt odors, Denali materials uses Ecosorb natural odor eliminators from OMI Industries

    Problem Denali Materials, located in Anchorage, Alaska, sells virgin asphalt mixes and various polymer-modified grades of asphalt. The area surrounding Denali's facility was victim to the odorous emissions common to the manufacture and transfer of asphalt products, but Denali was determined to suppress odor emissions. Solution Denali Materials ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Two Landmark Interpretations of the Clean Air Act

    The most recent U.S. Supreme Court term is notable for two landmark interpretations of the Clean Air Act (CAA). In Massachusetts vs. EPA (U.S., No. 05-1120, 4/2/07), the court held that greenhouse gases (GHGs) are air pollutants subject to regulation under the CAA, overruling an interpretation by the Bush administration. In Environmental Defense vs. Duke Energy Corp. (U.S., No. 05-848, 4/2/07), ...

  • The impact of Rio: progress in tackling climate change

    The Framework Convention on Climate Change is an important landmark in the world's effort to reduce the risk of climate change due to pollution. The core objective of the Convention is to 'prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with climate'. Current scientific understanding of what constitutes a tolerable rate and magnitude of climate change indicates that to meet this objective deep cuts ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A Communication Strategy for Residual Risk

    ABSTRACT The anticipated roll-out of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Residual Risk Program represents a new kind of communication challenge for industrial facilities. The first risk-based rule is due in 2001. While questions have been raised about the technical compliance measures that will be required by the new regulations, the communication issues related to residual risk should not ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Introduction of Automotive Testing Department

    Strongly linked with the automotive industry, the history of automotive testing business by HORIBA Group has developed itself along with innovative automotive technologies. Since the first emission measurement system developed in 1964 following the launch of automobile emission control, HORIBA Group has continued strengthening emission control and advancing the emission reduction technologies as ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Fiber Optics Manufacturing

    Fiber Optics Glass. Applications where conventional equipment is very inconsistent in meeting regulations provides an opportunity for the Cloud Chamber Scrubber (CCS) to showcase its unique capabilities. Fiber optics manufacturing is a typical example. After a pilot plant demonstration, the first CCS units in fiber optics manufacturing were installed in Europe in early 2000.  The CCS was quickly ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Wastewater Treatment Plants

    ABSTRACT A greenhouse gas inventory identifies the sources and quantities of GHG emissions from a facility or a larger organization. Several best practice standards exist that provide guidance for conducting GHG inventories for industrial facilities like a WWTP. Key considerations in a WWTP GHG inventory will include emissions associated with thefacility’s energy use as well as methane ...

  • Emissions monitoring on ships and an insight into the maritime directive

    Shipping continues to grow for the purposes of trade and transportation. This growth is often close to densely populated shores, for example the port of Antwerp in Belgium, Hamburg in Germany and the Bosphorus in Turkey. Air emissions from the marine industry therefore are becoming more important and are increasingly subject to strict targets for reduction of oxides of sulphur (SOx) and nitrogen ...

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