EHS for Power Plants News

  • PPCHEM Forum in Dubai

    There will be a PPCHEM Forum with international speakers sharing the latest developments in the field of power plant chemistry from 15th to 16th of October in Dusit Thani, Dubai. We kindly invite you to listen to our presentation about “Practical Experiences and Benefits of Cetamine® FFA Technology in Water/Steam Cycles“ on Monday 15th of October at 10:45AM. For more ...


    By Kurita

  • New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

    Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules adopted today. The revised standards demand reductions in toxic emissions, yet businesses and governments appear unprepared. EU-wide compliance with the new rules could cost as much as €15.4bn, and 82% of coal capacity ...

  • 10 Latest Successful Transformer Protector (TP) activations reported

    Transformer explosions and fires are very damaging and frequent. Many experts anticipate that the number of failures per year will increase significantly in the near future because of the shorter duration life. Transformer explosions and fires create costly environmental pollution, repairs, plant outages, and are a risk to human lives. From May 3, 2013 to the present, the ...


    By SERGI Transformer Protector

  • We are present at VGB conference!

    Kurita is present with a booth (stand number 17) at the VGB Conference – Chemistry in Power Plants in Karlsruhe from October 26-27. Please visit us on-site and join our presentation about the “Experience with the application of film forming amine in the Connah´s Quay triple stage CCGT power plant operating in cycling mode” held by Dr. Wolfgang Hater in collaboration with ...


    By Kurita

  • We are present at VGB conference

    Kurita is present with a booth (stand number 17) at the VGB Conference – Chemistry in Power Plants in Karlsruhe from October 26-27. Please visit us on-site and join our presentation about the “Experience with the application of film forming amine in the Connah´s Quay triple stage CCGT power plant operating in cycling ...


    By Kurita

  • Augusta Fiberglass plans for the possibility of a renewed need for stack liners and fiberglass vessels for American power plants

    Augusta Fiberglass, a pioneer in the construction, fabrication and erection of Jet Bubbler Reactor Vessels and Stack Liners has initiated an internal review of those projects so that the company will be ready to meet possible future needs as the winds of change in governmental attitudes driven by necessity appear likely. The Jet Bubbler Reactor Vessels are the largest fiberglass vessels ever ...


    By Augusta Fiberglass (AFC)

  • Health and Environmental Groups Defend Crucial Clean Power Plan in Court

    Nine leading public health and environmental organizations have stepped up to defend the landmark Clean Power Plan in the federal appeals court in Washington, saying the plan is a crucial step to curb the carbon pollution from power plants that drives dangerous climate change. The groups today intervened in lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate plan addressing new ...

  • Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants

    Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states. In finalizing the unprecedented pollution controls, Obama was installing the core of his ambitious and controversial plan to drastically reduce ...


    By Associated Press

  • Emissions from power plants fall even as economy improves

    METTLER TOLEDO now offers a new family of high-precision weighing platforms. The PBK9 and PFK9 weighing platforms provide superior accuracy and reliability in harsh industrial conditions with flexibility to be used for many applications. The new PBK9 and PFK9 Weighing Platforms provide the rugged and reliable operation customers have come to expect from METTLER TOLEDO, paired with ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Single Girder Overhead Crane - Nigeria

    Single Girder Overhead Crane - Mechanical Maintenance Industries - Nigeria Delivery Time: September, 2012 Country: Nigeria Project Name: Nigeria ...

  • Study: Cutting Carbon Dioxide saves 3,500 US Lives s Year

    The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study concludes. A study from Harvard and Syracuse University calculates the decline in heart attacks and lung disease when soot and smog are reduced - an anticipated byproduct ...


    By Associated Press

  • SEaB Energy selected by RBS in national search for new `green` ideas

    SEaB Energy has been selected for the RBS Innovation Gateway after a ‘Dragons den with a twist’ pitch. The successful means pitch the company will now secure a trial of our award-winning, patented technology on the RBS estate in conjunction with the banking giant’s partners; Carillion, BaxterStory and the University of Cambridge (Engineering Dept). ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • Intelex Blog: EPA Delays Emissions Rules as Energy Companies Prepare for a Tumultuous Year

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that it will delay releasing the final rules for new power plants’ carbon dioxide emissions. The rules are now scheduled to be released sometime this summer. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • TODAY: EPA`s Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Carbon Pollution

    Today at 12:30 p.m. EST, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe will hold a press call on carbon pollution from power plants. At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, EPA released the proposed Clean Power Plan in June 2014, which for the first time seeks to cut carbon ...

  • Legislative Panel Jeopardizes Action to Protect Pennsylvanians’ Health from Dangerous Carbon Pollution

    A state legislative panel today made it harder to protect Pennsylvanians’ health by requiring the General Assembly to approve a state plan to curb power plant carbon pollution before it goes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to health and environmental groups. With just days left its legislative session, the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy ...

  • States Likely to Need Extensions to Complete Power Plant Emission Plans, McCabe Says

    Most states are likely to need additional time to submit their implementation plans for meeting carbon dioxide reduction targets for existing power plants, beyond the one-year time frame outlined in President Barack Obama's climate action plan, the Environmental Protection Agency's top air official said July 17. Janet McCabe, acting head of the agency's air office, told a breakfast hosted by ICF ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Industry Sees Warning on Power Plant Carbon Rules in Supreme Court Decision

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas permitting program won't directly impact its efforts to regulate carbon dioxide from power plants. However, the June 23 decision written by Justice Antonin Scalia is providing plenty of rhetorical ammunition to industry ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Supreme Court Reaffirms EPA Authority to Curb Power Plant Carbon Pollution

    Building on two prior decisions affirming the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to set carbon pollution standards like those recently proposed for power plants, the Supreme Court today upheld the core of EPA’s associated permitting requirements for new carbon pollution sources. At issue was whether large new industrial facilities emitting carbon pollution – including ...

  • NRDC Launches TV Ad Countering Polluters’ Lies About Power Plant Carbon Pollution Limits

    The Natural Resources Defense Council today unveiled a new ad striking back at a disinformation campaign waged by Big Polluters intent on subverting the country’s first-ever carbon pollution standards in order to protect their profits. The 30-second NRDC ad highlights a U.S. Chamber of Commerce study and National Mining Association (NMA) radio ad that both suggested electric bills would ...

  • New Report Shows Decline in Carbon Dioxide and Other Pollutants from U.S. Power Plants, but State and Power Company Emissions Vary Widely

    A new report on U.S. power plant emissions from the country’s top 100 electric power producers shows a downward trend in nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxides (SO2), mercury and carbon dioxide (CO2) since 2000, with CO2 emissions decreasing 13 percent between 2008 and 2012. The findings show that the industry is already shifting toward a combination of increased energy efficiency and lower ...

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