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  • Fluence Wins First C-MABR Contract with Strategic Partner QSY in China

    Important first containerised C-MABR smart packaged plant win with QSY is part of a longer term strategic relationship Fluence and QSY have signed a binding agreement to design, build and operate a commercial fully containerised MABR smart packaged plant in Henan Province This project is part of a broader cooperation agreement between Fluence and QSY covering three ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Deal reached on car emission standards

    Representatives of the European parliament and council of ministers have provisionally agreed next generation limits on passenger car pollution.  The law will set new Euro 5 standards for fine particles, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from 2009, and tougher Euro 6 standards for NOx only from 2014 (EED 07/11/06). In the discussions, the council basically accepted parliament’s proposed ...

  • Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other dangerous toxins. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • ZPP Reports G3 Emissions Standard Fully Implemented

    Zongshen PEM Power Systems Inc. (TSX: ZPP) ("ZPP", or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Chinese central government has fully enacted the emissions standards set out in State Policy No. 3 ("G3") which bans the production and sale of motorcycles that do not meet this emissions standard. G3, which replaced the emission standards set out in State Policy No. 2 ("G2"), was enacted by the ...


  • CO2 emission standards for cars: ETUC regrets retreat

    The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is disappointed over the outcome of the vote by the European Parliament Industry Committee because it weakens the proposals aimed at forcing vehicle manufacturers to reduce CO2 emissions from new passenger cars. ETUC still defends the entry into force of the system in 2012 and calls for a serious study on the possible impacts of such legislation on ...

  • Chris Huhne letter to the guardian on an emissions performance standard

    The idea that we are “watering down” our commitment is simply incorrect ('Dirtiest coal power plants win reprieve, 16 August'): this Government has committed to introducing an Emissions Performance Standard. We are moving as quickly as possible and our consultation on a radical ...

  • Terex CR662RM Meets Tier IVi Emissions Standards

    Powered by the Cummins QSB6.7 turbocharged diesel engine, the new Terex CR662RM RoadMix material transfer vehicle and paver meets stringent Tier IVi (Stage III B) emissions standards. Offering the same 260 hp (191 kW) output as the previous model, the machine’s new power unit is 5 percent more fuel efficient to extend operating intervals between tank refills. The engine features a cooled ...


    By Terex

  • EPA sets stricter emission standards for oil refineries

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules Tuesday to reduce toxic air pollution from oil refineries by forcing operators to adopt new technology that better monitors and controls emissions. The rules will require for the first time that refineries install air monitors along "fence lines" where pollution enters neighboring communities. The monitors will measure levels of benzene and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Can congress thwart EPA’s emission standards proposal?

    Late last month, the day after the U.S.’s 111th Congress officially adjourned, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson announced that, despite the fact lawmakers failed to pass President Barack Obama’s ambitious energy bill, the organization would tackle climate change within its own means ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Colorado can meet future carbon emissions standards

    New analysis of Colorado’s power sector finds that the state has the policies and opportunity to further reduce their carbon emissions in coming years. The analysis, conducted by the World Resources Institute, shows existing state policies and improved use of infrastructure could lower ...

  • Emissions from Airplanes Beg For New Standards

    The next time you consider flying to a “green” event, think about the impact of air travel. According to Flying Clean, long haul flights produce on average twice as much emissions per mile traveled per passenger than cars and short haul flights produce three times as much.  At the time ...


    By Earth Day Network

  • Australian car emissions standards well below those of Europe and the US

    National standards for car emissions in Australia, even after recently announced Labor policy, would still be weaker than that of the EU and of California. Labor has announced a policy that would require car emissions to have a maximum of 190 grams CO2/kilometre by 2015 and 155 grams/km by 2024 as a starting point for consultation. This represents cuts of 14% to 30% on 2008 levels, ...

  • Tomorrow: EPA to hold public hearing on proposed updates to emission standards for refineries

    Tomorrow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing in Houston, Texas on the proposed updates to emissions standards for refineries to protect nearby neighborhoods and improve air quality. After receiving input from stakeholders including community groups, industry and states, EPA is proposing new monitoring requirements and ...

  • Obama administration finalizes emissions standards for light-duty vehicles

    The Obama Administration announced the finalized historic fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles. The final program for model year 2017-2025 passenger cars and trucks will require an average CO2-level of 163 grams per mile, which is equivalent to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, if all reductions are made through fuel-economy improvements. Today’s action ...

  • Edward Davey letter to the Independent on Sunday on the Emissions Performance Standard

    In setting a limit on the amount of CO2 a plant can emit, the Emissions Performance Standard (EPS) is an important backstop designed to prevent new unabated coal-fired power stations being built ("A black Wednesday for the environment?", 18 March). But it is not designed to prevent new gas-fired power stations. One in five of our ageing power stations is due to close in the next decade ...

  • C40 and ICLEI to Establish Global Standard on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

    The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, announced today at the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo that the two organizations will establish a global standard for accounting and reporting community-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that can be used across multiple platforms. This common approach will help local ...


    By C40 Cities

  • ADVISORY: Global launch of new standards to measure corporate greenhouse gas emissions

    Two new international standards will be launched at events in ...

  • EPA seeks to adopt emission standards for large commercial aircraft

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to adopt new air pollution standards for engines used primarily in large commercial aircraft, including 737s, 747s, and 767s. The proposal would reduce ground-level nitrogen oxide emissions by an estimated 100,000 tons nationwide by 2030. Exposure to nitrogen oxide emissions can cause and aggravate lung diseases and increase ...

  • Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Strong Health Standards for Soot Emissions

    A federal appeals court today unanimously upheld EPA’s latest health-based clean air standards for fine particulate matter, or soot. Inhaling soot pollution can have serious health consequences, ranging from increased asthma attacks, to heart attacks and premature death. The following is a statement by John Walke, Clean Air Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council: “This is, ...

  • Forestry sector GHG emission data transfer standard – need to know more?

    The use of the PEFC framework to transfer forestry sector Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission related data along the supply chain has been the subject of increasing interest among the bioenergy sector and other industry sectors processing forest-based materials in recent years. In response, a Task Force has developed a draft document as an attempt to outline requirements for a strictly voluntary ...


    By PEFC International

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