fugitive emissions management program News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • ARB adopts new protocols for climate change program

    The Air Resources Board today adopted three separate greenhouse gas emission accounting protocols to quantify emissions from local government operations, and urban forest and manure digester projects. 'Today's board adoption marks yet another important step forward in California's goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020,' said ARB acting chairman Barbara Riordan. 'These protocols ...

  • Company Car and Limousine`s reduction targets accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency`s climate leaders program

    Company Car and Limousine has successfully completed one of the chauffeured ground transportation industry's most comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and management plans, and as a result, has had its reduction targets accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders Program. The Climate Leaders Program is an EPA industry-government partnership that provides ...


    By Green Ride Global

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • The Sniffers receives appreciation trophy from Saudi Aramco

    The Sniffers has been participating in Aramco’s second Environmental conference and exhibition on 16th & 17th December 2013 in Yanbu industrial city in Saudi Arabia. The Sniffers was invited by Saudi Aramco to take part in their second environmental conference and exhibition. It gave us the opportunity to demonstrate the last technologies and the best ...


    By The Sniffers

  • NSWMA and SWANA comment on EPA greenhouse gas reporting

    In a joint letter to the US EPA, the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commented on the agency’s draft mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and its potential impact on municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. As the EPA proceeds with requirements identifying reporting sectors in this rulemaking process, NSWMA and SWANA ...

  • Leaders re-affirm commitments for climate change and energy

    But it goes on to note that in view of the broad scientific consensus that the increase in global average temperature above pre-industrial levels ought not to exceed 2 degrees C, the three nations support a global goal of reducing global emissions by at least 50% compared to 1990 or more recent years by 2050, with developed countries reducing emissions by at least 80% compared to 1990 or more ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • An easier way to curb global warming

    A new study published in the journal Science says, slashing emissions of two short-term pollutants - methane and soot, also known as black carbon - would be beneficial to the climate, human health and agriculture. The climate debate has, up until now, been ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Homeowners, Tenants Sue Republic Services for Putrid Smells Released from Bridgeton Landfill

    The Simmons Firm, a national litigation firm known for handling complex toxic exposure cases with offices in Clayton, Mo., and Alton, Ill., filed suit March 19 on behalf of residents living near the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill against Republic Services, Inc., Allied Services, LLC, and Bridgeton Landfill, LLC. The case is Marsha Buck et. al. v Republic ...


  • Dr. Luc Vincent Joins Picarro`s Scientific Advisory Board

     Picarro Inc., the world's leading producer of systems for greenhouse gas and stable isotope analysis, today announced the addition of Luc Vincent, a director of engineering at Google ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Picarro Named 2012 Energy Innovation Pioneer by IHS CERA

    Picarro, Inc., the world’s leading provider of instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements, has been named a ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

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