emissions standard News

  • Protea at the Air Quality & Emissions Show (May 24th & 25th - 2017) in Telford

    Protea will be presenting at the Air Quality and Emissions Show in Telford on May 24th to 25th at stand numbers 13 & 14. The 9th in the series of Air Quality & Emissions Events will focus on industrial emissions and stack monitoring of (Part A) processes regulated by the Regulators of the United Kingdom and North Ireland, ambient air quality monitoring, the emissions to air of Part A2 and ...


    By Protea Limited

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Cities get common standard for measuring greenhouse gas emissions

    The world's cities now have a common method for calculating the amount of greenhouse gases produced within their boundaries. UNEP, UN-HABITAT, and the World Bank jointly launched a Global Greenhouse Gas Standard for cities at the World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro today. City mayors, other urban leaders, businesses and civil society all recognize the need to act to reduce the impacts of climate ...

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • What to look for in the EPA’s forthcoming standards on emissions from light-duty vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are working to finalize rules for light-duty vehicles that could significantly reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. These rules, which could be released this week, will establish new fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for passenger cars and light trucks for model years 2017 through ...

  • New Analysis Shows Illinois Can Meet Future Carbon Emissions Standards

    Using existing policies and infrastructure, the state could reduce emissions 35 percent by 2020 New analysis of Illinois’ power sector finds that the state is currently decreasing its carbon pollution emissions and is well positioned to make deeper ...

  • EPA announces next steps on emissions standards for boilers, certain incinerators

    Today a federal District Court judge in Washington D.C. issued an order extending by 30 days EPA’s deadline to issue emission standards for large and small boilers and solid waste and sewage sludge incinerators. EPA is disappointed that the extension was not longer. However, the agency will work diligently to issue these standards by this new deadline. The standards will be significantly ...

  • New emission standards boon to US environment and auto industry

    US President Barack Obama outlined last week the country’s first auto fuel efficiency plan in an attempt to reduce vehicle emissions and reduce dependency on foreign oil. The CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards are expected to increase the cost to the consumer per vehicle purchased by $1,300 by 2016 when the plan is fully implemented. The savings that result from better fuel ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA issues stringent emission standards for coal- and oil-fired power plants

    In response to a court deadline, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever national standards for mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollution from power plants. The new power plant mercury and air toxics standards - which eliminate 20 years of uncertainty across industry - would require many power plants to install widely available, proven pollution control ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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