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  • EPA investigating VW emissions controls in 2016 diesels

    Volkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars. VW has admitted that four-cylinder diesel cars from the 2009 to 2015 model years had software that helped the cars cheat on ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Environmental Solutions Worldwide Sole Technology Participant at New York General Contractors Association Diesel Emissions Retrofit Seminar

    CONCORD, Ontario - Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc. (OTCBB: ESWW) (Frankfurt Stock Exchange FWB: EOW) announced today that David J. Johnson, President and CEO and Anthony P. Straggi, President of E Global Solutions, the Company’s exclusive New York distributor, participated in a expert panel discussion to provide guidance on New York State and City emission control requirements ...

  • Frost & Sullivan commends clean diesel technologies for helping fleet managers cost-effectively meet EPA 2010 emissions regulations

    Based on its recent analysis of the Class 6-8 emission reduction market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CDTI) with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Technology of the Year Award. Fleet managers have raised their demand for technologies that meet Environment Protection Agency (EPA) 2010 emissions regulations while improving fuel efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • KiOR Using MetricStream for Compliance and Controls Management

     KiOR, a next-generation renewable fuels company, is managing its internal controls and SOX compliance program with MetricStream Compliance Management Solution. MetricStream's solution is helping simplify, streamline, and automate internal controls processes and SOX compliance workflows across KiOR's enterprise. KiOR's mission is to produce cellulosic gasoline and diesel in a sustainable ...


    By MetricStream

  • Stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions

    The new monitoring requirements being imposed on Medium Combustion Plants (MCPs) and Large Combustion Plants (LCPs) in Europe is symptomatic of environmental initiatives affecting a wide variety of industries. In the following article, Dr Andrew Dixon from Gasmet Technologies UK (formerly Quantitech) explains how instrumentation manufacturers are responding to these new challenges. The ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Successful airborne pollution compliance monitoring of ships at sea

    Despite new legislation that requires ships to burn low sulphur marine oil in EU and US coastal waters, the economic benefits of continuing to use inexpensive, high-sulphur fuels, combined with the relatively small risk of getting caught, means that many ships are flouting the rules. However, this could be about to change as a real-time, airborne pollution detection system based around a pair of ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • EPA announces $925,000 for tribal clean diesel projects in Washington

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing over $925,000 in grant funds for tribes in Washington to remove older marine diesel engines that emit harmful air pollutants and replace them with newer engines for more efficient marine vessels. All the grant funds will go to the North Puget Sound tribal communities of the Upper Skagit Tribe, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, and the ...

  • PA DEP Awards Nearly $517,000 in Clean Diesel Grants

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded $516,637 in clean diesel grants to four organizations. Bucks County Transport, of Holicong; Jennings Transportation Corp., of Nazareth, Northampton County; Kuhn Transportation LLC, of ...

  • Keeping track of municipal greenhouse gas emissions

    Keeping track of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is just as important for local governments as for national governments, according to a new study. Researchers are studying how cities benefit from GHG inventories, such as improvements in air quality, while also contributing to larger national strategies for climate change mitigation. Burning fossil fuels not only produces GHGs, but also local and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Report urges emission rules for shipping industry

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should rule that shipping emissions significantly contribute to climate change and pose a threat to public health and welfare, according to a new report from the advocacy group Oceana. The report also asks for the International Maritime ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Europe to require “Real World” emission tests in 2017

    European auto manufacturers have made considerable progress in reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, but experts at Emissions Analytics note that challenges remain. The European Commission will require “real world” vehicle emission tests beginning in 2017. Emissions approval for passenger cars in Europe will then include mandatory on-the-road tests using a portable emissions ...


    By Emissions Analytics Limited

  • Truck makers reform manufacturing practices to reduce emissions

    North American heavy duty truck manufacturers are seeking to position themselves as global leaders in green technology and as a result market participants have made concerted efforts to develop innovative emission reduction technologies and solutions. Currently, market participants face imminent industry regulations that address issues ranging from diesel engine emissions to idling. The ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Siship BlueDrive: Scalable electric drive for reduced emissions

    Scalable uniform-topology power supply and drive solutions Customized configuration based on practically tested, standardized components such as Sinamics High level of resilience, availability and service friendliness Up to zero emissions depending on drive configuration Siemens is expanding its portfolio of green ship propulsion systems by adding a new member ...


    By Siemens AG

  • U.S. EPA Awards Over $5 Million to California for Clean Diesel Projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $5 million in grants for clean diesel projects in California. This was part of the agency’s ongoing national campaign with $30 million being awarded to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to asthma attacks and premature deaths. “Five major metropolitan areas in California, some with the poorest air quality in ...

  • Solvay launches range of high thermal durability HSA Cerias for advanced Diesel Catalysts

    Solvay, a leader in high performance rare-earth based materials for automotive emissions control, launches a solution for advanced Diesel catalysts targeting compliance with the most ambitious emission limits. Capitalizing on more than 20 years’ experience in the innovation of rare-earth based materials for the abatement of automotive exhaust emissions; Solvay has developed a new generation ...


    By Solvay S.A.

  • Biodiesel Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple’s Carbon Emissions

    The City of New York has taken another significant step in reducing the region’s carbon footprint by passing legislation today that incrementally displaces 20 percent of the heating oil sold within the city with cleaner-burning, sustainable, biodiesel. “New York City is once again setting an example for the rest of the Northeast to follow by ensuring consumers are provided with the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • California Air Board Requires Steep Emissions Cuts By 2018

    DIAMOND BAR, California, October 2, 2007 (ENS) - The California Air Resources Board has approved a multi-faceted plan to improve air quality throughout the state. It will require replacement or cleanup of the dirtiest trucks on the road, and a program for out-of-state trucks doing business in California. It also requires cleanup of large off-road equipment, ships and locomotives. ...

  • Canada continues to align air emissions measures with the United States

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is adopting strict environmental standards to reduce air emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters. These ...


    By Transport Canada

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