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  • RTI International supports EPA`s development of the first climate change regulation

    With the support of researchers at RTI International and other contractors, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week proposed the first comprehensive national system for reporting emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases produced by major sources in the United States. Greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, are produced by the burning of fossil fuels and through industrial ...


    By RTI International

  • Water regulator to be reviewed

    Ofwat, the water regulator for England and Wales, is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for future challenges, the Government announced. The process will examine how the industry regulator works, whether it offers good value for money and if it is delivering what the Government and customers expect. The economic regulator was set up 20 years ago at the time the water industry was privatised, to ...


  • Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by governments and the oil and gas industry. Notes the Institute, the provinces, Canada and the oil and gas industry are under pressure to ramp up ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Regulation for a sustainable water industry

    A new report published this month by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM, UK), Regulation for a Sustainable Water Industry, describes CIWEM's positive vision for the future water industry in England and Wales. CIWEM believes a wide-reaching review of the governance of the water industry is needed now to ensure that our use of water is sustainable in the long ...


  • The right’s resistance to regulation

    Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades. Written by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office.You can read the original story in MIT NewsJames Watt, who served as Secretary of the Interior from 1981 ...

  • Australian water market regulations finalised

    The Federal Executive Council has approved the Water Amendment Regulations 2008, which set out the process the Minister for Water will follow in making water market and water charge rules. Under the Water Act 2007, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has the task of advising the Minister on draft rules to give farmers flexibility to trade their water access rights and ...


    By Australian Government

  • CSA in Climate Change

    The Canadian Standards Association (CSA), a leading developer of standards and codes, has announced the availability of its CSA in Climate Change Background Report. The new white paper was developed to help provide the media, public, academia, government bodies and other stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of CSA's role in supporting the development and deployment of technologies, services ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Change and Wealth Creation

    Sir Richard Branson, Chair of the Virgin Group of companies, was once quoted as saying “Climate Change is the biggest wealth creating opportunity of our generation”. He is probably right. Every environmental problem, challenge or risk factor carries with it the potential for solutions, and those solutions often has the makings of a business opportunity. That is the core message in a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CCL – Climate Change Levy

    ENMAT provides Climate Change Agreement Performance Tracking facilities to monitor    and record specific energy consumption against set milestones.   ...

  • California Regulators to Address APR and Plastics Recycling Industry

    Top Environmental Regulators from CalRecycle, California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, will discuss possible future changes in the regulatory climate impacting plastics recycling in California at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Spring Meeting in Sacramento, California next week.  APR, the leading international trade association representing the plastics ...

  • Mosbaek CEV flow regulator awarded ETV verificate

    MeasurIT Technologies are pleased to announce that Mosbaek A/S were awarded an Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) for their CEV flow regulator by the European Commission on 20 May 2015. The verification is an official and independent confirmation of the effect of companies' green products and technologies, and is evidence that the ...


    By MeasurIT Technologies Ltd.

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Seminar explains latest changes to Heat Metering Regulations

    Recent changes to the Heat Network (Metering & Billing) Regulations that affect district and community heating suppliers will be explained at a free breakfast seminar at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday 15 September. Community heat metering and billing specialist ...


    By ENER-G

  • Drax calls on Government to change co-firing regulations

    The Government needs to change biomass co-firing regulations which restrict competition and create an uneven playing field for independent electricity generators, power plant owner and operator Drax believes. Britain’s biggest and most efficient coal fired power plant, is concerned that its plans to further increase its co-fired coal and biomass capability are being ...

  • Changes to Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations announced

    The government has announced changes to The Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations, introduced as part of the Energy Efficiency Directive. The European Commission is updating guidance on the application of cost effectiveness tests for the installation of final customer meters into existing buildings on heat ...


    By ENER-G

  • New UK independent nuclear regulator proposed

    “A new era of world class nuclear power demands that we continue to set world class safety standards.” – Lord Hunt A single, easily identifiable, body for regulating the civil nuclear energy sector was proposed by the Government today. The new body would combine responsibility for overseeing safety, security and transport of civil nuclear sites and material. Speaking at a nuclear supply chain ...


  • EPA To Develop Regulations for Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide

    (Washington, D.C. - Oct. 11, 2007) Today EPA announced plans to develop regulations to establish a clear path for geologic sequestration, a process of injecting captured carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, in deep rock formations for long-term storage. Once completed, the regulations will ensure there is a consistent and effective permit system under the Safe Drinking Water Act for commercial-scale ...

  • Cap-and-Trade regulation posted on Ontario Environmental Registry

    Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted on the Environmental Registry February 25, 2016, a regulatory proposal for a new cap-and-trade regulation designed to generate approximately $1.8-1.9 billion per year to fund projects aimed at reducing emissions. The proposed framework includes: An appendix presenting detailed technical information for the ...

  • Funded Decommissioning Programmes guidance - consultation on regulations

    The Government today launched a six-week consultation on plans to amend the technical regulations that support the provisions in the Energy Act 2008 on decommissioning and clean-up of nuclear sites. The Government legislated in the Energy Act 2008 to ensure that operators of new nuclear power stations will have secure ...

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