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  • Japanese enforcement of air pollution law

    The Ministry of the Environment released a report on the enforcement status of the Air Pollution Control Law (hereinafter referred to as 'the Law') for FY 2006.  1. Purpose of the survey - The purpose of the survey is to acquire basic data for air pollution control administration by determining the current enforcement status of the Law. The collected information included the number of ...

  • Controlling Air Pollution - Predictions for 2008

    CleanAIR Systems, a leader in emissions control technology, has drawn upon their daily interaction with regulatory standards, original equipment manufacturers and businesses using air pollution control products, to forecast their “Air Pollution Control - Predictions for 2008”. The issue of air pollution and how to control it was a hot topic in 2007, particularly with climate change and ...


  • State Air Pollution Officials Urge National Climate Law

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (ENS) - The professional association of state and local air pollution control officials this week took aim at global warming. At its spring membership meeting in Louisville, the National Association of Clean Air Agencies formally adopted a statement calling on Congress to 'promptly enact a mandatory economy-wide greenhouse gas emission reduction program with ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • California Praised for Approving Climate Law Plan to Cut Pollution

    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised California's Air Resources Board (CARB) for approving a blueprint today for reducing climate change pollution that complements new state and federal actions designed to improve air quality. California's plan will work alongside other public health rules, including ...


    By Environmental Defense Fund

  • 1661 air pollution essay republished

    Environmental Protection UK has re-published 'Fumifugium': John Evelyn's 1661 essay on air pollution in London. Evelyn's old English text has been translated into modern English, with a new foreword and extensive footnotes linking Fumifugium to our modern air pollution issues. It has been given a fresh, modern design and is available to download or view online as an eBook. Evelyn was a 17th ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • FLSmidth to tap into huge market for air pollution control equipment in China

    FLSmidth has achieved authority approval of its first acquisition in China. Together with a minority shareholder, FLSmidth has started a company to market and sell air pollution control products to the cement industry in China. This local company is groundbreaking for FLSmidth as it combines local presence and relations with global technologies and resources. It will make FLSmidth, overnight, a ...


    By FLSmidth

  • PVC manufacturers agree to reduce air pollutants and strengthen control of hazardous wastes

    Shintech, Inc. and its subsidiary K-Bin, Inc., have agreed in a settlement announced this week by the Justice Department and EPA to spend US$4.8 million to comply with the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at their manufacturing facilities in Freeport, Texas. The companies’ actions will reduce harmful chlorofluorocarbon emissions and improve hazardous waste ...

  • Oregon Door Company settles for violations of federal air laws and reporting regulations

    Oregon Door Company, based in Dillard, Oregon, settled violations of federal air laws and reporting regulations, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice. The violations were associated with the company’s emissions and reporting of toluene, a solvent for paints and stains. Toluene is a hazardous air pollutant and its release is ...

  • US clean air mercury law will `significantly` impact on power plants

    When the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) was vacated by a Federal Court last month, it set in motion a number of activities which will significantly impact the power plants and the suppliers.  Decisions already made must be reviewed and flexibility initiated to cope with the uncertainties. Since many expensive projects are underway, and since it may be months or years before a clear federal ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA Proposes to Ignore Oil Refinery Air Pollution

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 24, 2007 (ENS) - A recent analysis by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, on the risks from air toxics emitted from petroleum refineries found that the risks to human health and the environment are low enough that no further controls are warranted, the agency said Thursday. The EPA analyzed the petroleum refinery emissions as part of a Clean Air ...

  • Research to address health impact of indoor air pollution

    Research will be launched to evaluate the health impact of indoor air pollution in urban public spaces by the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), announced Li Junyang, secretary-general of the IEEPA, at a seminar in Beijing on July 24, 2016. The seminar was held to solicit opinions on the research from experts in government departments and universities as ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Ohio Plant Fined $750,000 for Air Pollution Violations

    Company Also to Cut Future Emissions Washington, D.C. - A Cincinnati-area nitric acid production facility will pay $750,000 in civil penalties to settle violations of the New Source Review (NSR) provisions of the Clean Air Act uncovered by EPA. The parent companies also agreed to install state-of-the-art pollution control equipment at the facility that will reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) ...

  • Court rejects Bush administration air pollution waivers

    A federal appeals court has rejected Bush administration rules that allowed major power plants and factories to emit uncontrolled pollution into the air in cities that already have severely polluted air.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Environmental Protection Agency rules illegally let plants buy rights to pollute – sometimes from plants hundreds of miles away – ...

  • Suit challenges legality of air credits to SoCal polluters

    On the heels of a court victory exposing efforts to create new air pollution credits with a sub-par environmental review, a coalition of health, community and environmental justice groups sued the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) today. AQMD’s data confirms the air district doled out invalid pollution credits during the last 17 years to polluting facilities and energy companies ...

  • Implementation of the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive (IPPC)

    What are the objectives of the IPPC Directive? This Directive was adopted in 1996 and had to be transposed into the national legislation of EU Member States by 30 October 1999. The aim of this key law on industrial emissions is to achieve a high level of environmental protection through integrated prevention and control of the pollution arising from a wide range of industrial and agricultural ...

  • European court’s preliminary opinion supports legality of EU law that curbs aviation pollution

    A transatlantic coalition of environmental groups applauded today’s European Court of Justice’s Advocate General’s preliminary opinion, which supports Europe’s right to tackle carbon emissions from airlines that use its airports. The coalition said the preliminary opinion was very ...

  • Tecam Group wins its First Project of Air Pollution Control in South America

    Tecam Group enters a new market, Argentina, with the signing of a commercial agreement to supply equipment for Air Pollution Control to a local boiler manufacturer. That milestone means the first equipment that Tecam Group will be having in South America, after 5 months of operations in the region. Tecam Group will be in charge of the design, ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Cabot Corporation Agrees to Spend Over $84 Million to Control Harmful Air Pollution at Texas, Louisiana Facilities

    Boston-based Cabot Corporation, the second largest carbon black manufacturer in the United States, has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty and spend an estimated $84 million on state of the art technology to control harmful air pollution, resolving alleged violations of the New Source Review (NSR) provisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at its three facilities in the towns of Franklin and Ville ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

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