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  • ISA’s Fugitive Emissions – LDAR Symposium Planned for June

    Research Triangle Park, NC -- ISA's 7th Annual Fugitive Emissions - LDAR Symposium will be held 5-7 June 2007 at the Doubletree Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas. The event will focus on compliance with today's complex leak detection and repair (LDAR) requirements, methods, and management. Industry experts in leak detection and repair will discuss real world implementations and ways to improve ...

  • EPA finalizes its approach to fugitive emissions

    EPA is issuing final New Source Review (NSR) rule that requires consistent accounting for air emissions that are not released through a stack, vent or other confined air stream. For example, these emissions, also called fugitive emissions, can escape from equipment leaks or evaporation. The revision requires facilities to account for fugitive emissions from major modifications to existing ...

  • Former EPA fugitive sentenced for violating clean air act

    Joseph DeMatteo of Clark County, Nev. has been sentenced to serve five months home detention, followed by a term of three years probation, for criminally violating the Clean Air Act. He was also ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the court. DeMatteo, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fugitive, was one of 10 Nevada-certified emissions testers indicted on Jan. 6, 2010 by a ...

  • New emission summary page

    The new pages have been published and all user groups with read, or higher, rights to the emission pages have been granted access to the new pages. The summaries are split into: Total summary Emissions from combustion Emissions from well testing Fugitive emissions Direct emissions and ...


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  • European consortium to combat methane emissions

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is leading a European consortium to develop and test new methane measurement instruments for shale gas extraction, municipal waste water treatment plants and gas distribution. The consortium includes Cuadrilla Resources, Veolia Environnement and National Grid. Climate-KIC, Europe's largest public-private innovation ...

  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • Air quality/emissions event approved for CPD

    The Conference and Workshops at AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions event (Telford, UK, on 22-23rd April) have been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). “This is great news for the event because it provides formal recognition of the value of the many learning experiences at AQE 2015 and provides delegates with reassurance that their visit will be ...

  • New Air Quality & Emissions Show: ‘AQE 2013’

    The organisers of the highly successful MCERTS events have announced that in response to demand from the environmental monitoring community, the format of the next event will be considerably expanded. The Air Quality & Emissions Show 2013 (AQE 2013) is the seventh in a series of specialist air monitoring events and will take place at the International Centre in Telford, UK, on 13th and ...

  • EPA Clean Air Settlement with Asphalt Company to Minimize Emissions in Rhode Island

    An EPA settlement will require that a Rhode Island asphalt manufacturing company comply with its Clean Air Act permit designed to minimize air emissions and protect air quality around the community where it operates. The company, T. Miozzi, Inc., will also pay a total penalty of $23,700 to settle EPA claims that the company operated its facility in violation of an air permit issued by the R.I. ...

  • GHG emissions from shale greater than conventional gas, coal or oil

    Over a 20-year time period, the greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint of shale gas is greater than that of coal, oil or conventional gas, according to a recent study. Methane emissions make up most of this footprint. This suggests that substituting conventional fossil fuels with shale gas may not have the desired effect to mitigate climate warming in the short-term. Global reserves of natural gas ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Rotork CMAs enable shale gas well compliance with EPA emissions mandates

    Rotork CMA electric control valve actuators have delivered an efficient and reliable process control solution and eliminated venting and greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with new environmental protection legislation at remotely sited shale gas installations in the USA. Traditionally, spring diaphragm actuators powered by the produced gas have been used, but recent EPA (US ...


    By Rotork

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • DEP to Collect Air Emissions Data about Natural Gas Operations

    The Department of Environmental Protection this week alerted companies involved in unconventional natural gas development across Pennsylvania that they must submit to the agency data on their facilities' air emissions for 2011. The reports are due March 1, 2012. "The use of natural gas for fuel will have very beneficial impacts on air quality, ...

  • Enviro Technology seminar to showcase advanced industrial air emission monitoring techniques

    Enviro Technology, one of the UK’s leading air quality monitoring specialists, is holding a free-of-charge seminar on Tuesday 8 November at the Sheraton Heathrow Hotel, in conjunction with PCME Ltd, to highlight best practice techniques for industrial air emissions and industrial air emission monitoring techniques. This event is a rescheduling of the seminar which had been due to take place ...

  • Unique Rotabed `Fluidized Bed` Gas Cleaning Technology used to control pulp bleach plant emissions

    Bionomic Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of cutting edge scrubber systems technology, has been selected by a major Southern pulp and paper company to supply their patented, advanced design RotaBed "Fluidized Bed" Gas Cleaning Technology to control pulp bleach plant emissions at two of their mills. Designed to remove fugitive chlorine and chlorine dioxide created during pulp bleaching, ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • EPA Meeting With Other Agencies on Ways to Cut Methane Emissions, Senate Panel Told

    The Environmental Protection Agency has been meeting with other agencies in recent months to find ways to cut methane emissions, including actions they could take using existing regulatory authority, an EPA official told a Senate subcommittee Nov. 5. President Barack Obama's June climate plan established the interagency panel to address methane, according to Sarah Dunham, director of the EPA's ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Pittsburgh Eh&S Seminar To Highlight Best Practices In Emissions Management For Governance, Risk And Compliance

    TEMPE, Ariz.  Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and professionals, IT professionals and other business executives will learn about new emissions management best practices and tools that enable organizations to achieve their corporate governance goals at an upcoming seminar sponsored by ESS, the leading global provider of EH&S and Crisis Management software. The seminar, ...


    By IHS

  • Low emission natural gas I/P transducers meet new environmental regulations

    Rotork Fairchild has refined its proven I/P (electric current to pressure) transducer technology to develop new models which exceed recently released government requirements for allowable natural gas emissions. Rotork Fairchild TXI7850 explosion proof I/P transducers have long been approved for and utilised in natural gas operated instrumentation systems. The explosion proof evaluation ...


    By Rotork

  • Global investors call for action on methane emissions from shale gas and oil fracking

    The North American Investor Network on Climate Risk (“INCR”), the European Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (“IIGCC”) and the Australia/New Zealand Investor Group on Climate Change (“IGCC”) have today issued a joint statement calling on companies ...

  • Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery

    Big West Oil LLC has agreed to pay a $175,000 penalty and to spend approximately $18 million to install emission controls at its refinery in North Salt Lake, Utah, announced the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today. Big West Oil will also invest $253,000 to improve the monitoring and management of potential releases of hydrofluoric acid at the facility. ...

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