greenhouse gas tailoring regulation News

  • USEPA proposes minor changes to greenhouse gas tailoring rule and permitting requirements

    The USEPA proposed on Feb. 24, 2012 (http://www.epa.gov/NSR/actions.html) not to change the greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Operating Permit programs. The USEPA also proposed steps to streamline the permitting process for facilities already covered by the programs, and not to include ...


  • EPA Promulgates PSD/Title V GHG Tailoring Rule

    After receiving nearly a half-million public comments on the subject, on May 13, 2010, EPA finalized an approach for tailoring Clean Air Act permitting programs to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions - the so-called PSD and Title V GHG Tailoring Rule.  The final rule, published in the Federal Register on June 3rd (75 FR 31514), is intended to limit permitting requirements initially to ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA proposes to keep greenhouse gas permitting requirements focused on largest emitters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing not to change the greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Operating Permit programs. Today’s proposal is part of EPA’s common-sense, phased-in approach to GHG permitting under the Clean Air Act. EPA is also proposing steps that would streamline the ...

  • EPA greenhouse gas permitting requirements maintain focus on largest emitters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will not revise greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds under the Clean Air Act. Today’s final rule is part of EPA’s common-sense, phased-in approach to GHG permitting under the Clean Air Act, announced in 2010 and recently upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The final rule maintains a ...

  • Businesses target greenhouse gas cuts in Australia and New Zealand – conference communique

    Australia and New Zealand can cut their greenhouse gas emissions by at least 15% by 2020 in economically beneficial ways, according to business leaders at the 6th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference in Sydney. But to do so businesses in both countries need a carbon price and a full range of other measures tailored to the specific needs of each sector, speakers from major ...

  • EPA completes framework for greenhouse gas permitting programs / EPA and states have worked closely to ensure a smooth transition (HQ)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing the final series of actions that will ensure that the largest industrial facilities can get Clean Air Act permits that cover greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions beginning in January 2011. These actions are part of EPA’s common sense approach to GHG permitting outlined in the spring 2010 tailoring rule. The first set of actions will give EPA ...

  • New EPA rule will require use of best technologies to reduce greenhouse gases from Large Facilities

    U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will announce today in a keynote address at the California Governor’s Global Climate Summit that the Agency has taken a significant step to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Clean Air Act. The Administrator will announce a proposal requiring large industrial facilities that emit at least 25,000 tons of GHGs a year to obtain construction and ...

  • DC court supports EPA on climate change

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today upheld key actions taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases, including the endangerment finding, vehicle emission standards, and the tailoring rule for stationary ...

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    Government regulations. Shifting customer and supply chain expectations. The need to mitigate the risks of climate change. Do you understand the climate change business landscape? Do you know how to take action that puts you on the carbon performance map? Invest two days of your time in a CSA Standards Carbon Management Essentials workshop and you’ll come away with a carbon management action ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Supreme Court Decision Means D.C. Circuit Can Move Forward With Permitting Cases

    Challenges to various aspects of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas permitting requirements will return to a federal appeals court following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited the scope of the permitting program. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has been waiting to hear or consider rehearing challenges to other aspects of the EPA's ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Helping Industry Reduce Carbon Emissions.

    Climate change and the need to decrease greenhouse gases has become an important global, political and social issue. Many governments are developing new legislation regarding carbon trading and carbon permits. Regulation alone will not solve the issue of greenhouse gas emissions. An effective response to the climate change challenge requires action by everyone - governments, businesses and the ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • The Environmental Bootcamp Coming to Las Vegas

    The EPA Alliance Training Group (EPA Alliance), owned and operated by Baxter Communications Group, LLC, is an environmental training firm out of Houston, TX. EPA Alliance announced today that it is bringing their popular Environmental Bootcamp seminar to Las Vegas, May 15-18, 2012. This seminar is tailored to all environmental, health and safety professionals in all industries ...

  • Trimble and photovac partner for environmental services market

    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Photovac, Inc. announced today that they have signed a development and distribution agreement for the integration of Photovac technology with Trimble mobile computing solutions for the environmental services market. Trimble and Photovac will cooperate to develop integrated mobile solutions specifically designed for applications in the mobile landfill gas emissions ...


  • Pacific carbon trust launches new streamlined project acquisition process

    Based on feedback from its partners in the BC offset market, Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT) has launched a new, streamlined project acquisition process. This new procurement process offers three (3) potential entry points, which are tailored to meet the needs of projects at different stages of development: Idea stage - before the project plan has been validated Validated - after the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Myths and facts about U.S. EPA standards

    WRI experts take closer look at some of the myths, inaccuracies, and misinformation surrounding Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases. In recent months, the debate over U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations of greenhouse gas emissions took on a heated tone across the country. At the federal level, the Senate voted down several amendments ( ...

  • Bills that would limit the U.S. EPA`s clean air act authorities

    While the Senate recently defeated four bills or amendments that would restrict EPA’s authority, it remains to be seen if additional anti-EPA bills will be introduced in the U.S. Congress or in state governments. As this debate continues, it is important to understand the likely practical impacts of each proposal, how legislation would change the regulatory timetable, and how the ...

  • A&WMA Announces Workshop Series

    Pittsburgh, PA - The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will hold a series of workshops throughout 2011 to provide environmental professionals with updated information on writing and submitting air quality permits, based on new and revised Clean Air Act regulations. “Keeping up with permitting guidance related to new air quality regulations and changes to older Clean ...

  • An Important Milestone: We Have Written 50,000 detailed regulatory analyses!

    In April, Enhesa reached an important milestone. Our regulatory experts wrote the 50,000th detailed analysis of our Monitoring service notifying our customers about a variety of EHS regulatory developments impacting them around the world. The journey between the 1st and 50,000th report has been long, but witnessing the changes in regulation has been remarkable. The first regulatory analysis was ...

  • Forest Owners Support EPA's Final Biomass Deferral Rule

    The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) supports the final U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule to defer the regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from biomass for three years while the agency studies the science and policy of regulating biomass energy the same as fossil fuels. David P. Tenny, President and CEO of NAFO, stated, "Forest owners are pleased that the EPA ...


    By PRWeb

  • New guidance will help financial institutions measure emissions from lending and investment portfolios

    Many financial institutions measure and report their own greenhouse gas emissions, but the real impact is in their value chains. In 2013, only six percent of financial companies in the FTSE Global 500 reported any emissions associated with lending and investment to CDP. To address this gap, the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG ...

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