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  • 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

  • Warming Homes, Regulating Emissions

    At the urging of state regulatory bodies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expanding its wood burning appliance emissions regulation. A new ASTM International standard will enable manufacturers of masonry heaters and their components to better verify the emissions performance of their products. The new standard is  ...


    By ASTM International

  • Emissions from shipping to be regulated

    Market-based measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping will be among the key items on the agenda of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), when it meets for its 63rd session from 27 February to 2 March 2012, at IMO Headquarters in London. The MEPC will continue to consider a number of proposals for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • AQE 2017 air quality event partners with IAPSC

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions show (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has partnered with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference) to deliver the conference on the second day of the AQE event. Administrative services for IAPSC are provided by Ricardo Energy & Environment. Their Alison ...

  • Canada to tighten emission regulations for heavy duty vehicles

    Canada to pursue a continental approach to reduce GHG emissions from Heavy-Duty ...

  • Canada to tighten emission regulations for heavy duty vehicles

    Canada"s Environment Minister Jim Prentice, speaking in a suburban Canadian Tire Store in Vancouver, announced that Canada will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new heavy-duty vehicles under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Canada"s regulations will be aligned with those of the United States, also announced today, and will come into effect for 2014 model year vehicles. "Canada and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • California regulators to restore emissions-cutting fuel rule

    California regulators are poised to restore a first-in-the-nation climate change program that requires a 10 percent cut in carbon emissions on transportation fuels sold in the state by 2020, despite oil industry objections that it could drive up gas prices. After the program survived a lengthy legal challenge from fuel makers, regulators are expected to ...


    By Associated Press

  • Emissions regulations under control at all times

    All manufacturers in the automotive segment face the challenges posed by more stringent regulations for nitrogen emissions (NOx emissions) when developing their engines and NOx after treatment systems. A number of demands made on the real-time measurement of these emissions are directly connected with the regulations. The engine exhaust gas analyzer MEXA-ONE-QL-NX, which can be integrated into ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • A first step: The IMO`s regulation of shipping emission

    Last month’s decision at the IMO to adopt an Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ships was a significant first step to address GHG emission from international shipping but it cannot be seen as a solution on its own. Only new ships are affected, so the measure will take over 30 years to have full effect and the imple¬mentation waiver means it will be nearly 2020 before all new ...

  • EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

    The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming. Using its authority under The Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency's preliminary finding of endangerment to human health clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Regenerative thermal oxidizers help many industries comply with emission regulations

    McGill AirClean's regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) systems combine effective destruction of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with economical and dependable operation to comply with emission regulations at the lowest possible cost. McGill AirClean's ThermaGrid™ RTOs are effective in controlling chemical emissions and VOCs in a wide variety of industries. ThermaGrid RTOs use a gridded-ceramic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Canada announces final GHG emission regulations for new light-duty vehicles

    Environment Minister Jim Prentice has announced final regulations that establish progressively more stringent greenhouse gas emission standards for new passenger automobiles and light trucks for the 2011-2016 model years. These are aligned with similar regulations in the United States. "Any significant approach to fighting climate change must include serious action to address on-road emissions. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New emissions regulations indicate rise of LNG as marine fuel in Asia

    Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards lower-emission fuels, especially in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs). The coasts of the US, Canada and Northern Europe are all highly regulated ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Council adopts regulation amending EU emissions trading scheme

    The Council today adopted1 a regulation amending the EU Emissions trading scheme directive (2003/87/EC), in view of the implementation by 2020 of an international agreement applying a single global market-based measure to international aviation emissions (PE-CO S 18/14). Today's final adoption of the legislation by the Council follows an agreement reached at first reading with the European ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • New Zealand Government releases draft regulations for emissions trading

    A draft of the proposed New Zealand emissions trading regulations for forestry and liquid fossil fuels has been released by Climate Change Minister David Parker and Forestry Minister Jim Anderton.   The draft regulations have been released to provide more certainty for potential participants from the forestry and transport sectors about their obligations once they are required ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Complying with emissions regulations: calculating the acid plume from ships’ desulphurisation equipment

    Marine diesel contains sulphur compounds, which generate sulphur oxide (SOx) pollution and acid rain. Ships can use mitigating technologies to reduce their SOx emissions, but these can also have a negative environmental impact. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) introduced stringent legislation to control these, aspects of which are incorporated into EU policy. This study examined the ...

  • New International Product Emissions Regulations are Coming, Pushing Manufacturers To Develop and Verify Low-Emitting Products

    Increasingly, indoor air quality (IAQ) is shooting to the top of the list of environmental concerns. Internationally, environmental agencies, government bodies and privately-held companies championing good IAQ are releasing programs to help ensure that products sold around the world support healthy indoor environments. ...


  • Research and Markets: Stringent Emission Regulations Cannot Downplay the Importance of Coal in the Global Power Mix

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dd62pt/stringent) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Stringent Emission Regulations Cannot Downplay the Importance of Coal in the Global Power Mix" to their offering. Growing concerns about global warming have led to an increased ...


  • EPA Seeks Input on Federal Plan for Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants

    Reaching out and engaging with the public and stakeholders has been the agency’s top priority throughout the development of this rule, and EPA is committed to continuing this engagement moving forward. Based on input from states and stakeholders, EPA believes that many states will find the information included in this plan helpful as they begin to develop their own plans to cut carbon ...

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