industrial emissions regulation News

  • Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by governments and the oil and gas industry. Notes the Institute, the provinces, Canada and the oil and gas industry are under pressure to ramp up ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emissions from shipping to be regulated

    Market-based measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping will be among the key items on the agenda of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), when it meets for its 63rd session from 27 February to 2 March 2012, at IMO Headquarters in London. The MEPC will continue to consider a number of proposals for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • Regenerative thermal oxidizers help many industries comply with emission regulations

    McGill AirClean's regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) systems combine effective destruction of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with economical and dependable operation to comply with emission regulations at the lowest possible cost. McGill AirClean's ThermaGrid™ RTOs are effective in controlling chemical emissions and VOCs in a wide variety of industries. ThermaGrid RTOs use a gridded-ceramic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • California regulators to restore emissions-cutting fuel rule

    California regulators are poised to restore a first-in-the-nation climate change program that requires a 10 percent cut in carbon emissions on transportation fuels sold in the state by 2020, despite oil industry objections that it could drive up gas prices. After the program survived a lengthy legal challenge from fuel makers, regulators are expected to ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canada to tighten emission regulations for heavy duty vehicles

    Canada"s Environment Minister Jim Prentice, speaking in a suburban Canadian Tire Store in Vancouver, announced that Canada will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new heavy-duty vehicles under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Canada"s regulations will be aligned with those of the United States, also announced today, and will come into effect for 2014 model year vehicles. "Canada and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

    The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming. Using its authority under The Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency's preliminary finding of endangerment to human health clears the way for possible U.S. adoption of ...


    By Associated Press

  • A first step: The IMO`s regulation of shipping emission

    Last month’s decision at the IMO to adopt an Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ships was a significant first step to address GHG emission from international shipping but it cannot be seen as a solution on its own. Only new ships are affected, so the measure will take over 30 years to have full effect and the imple¬mentation waiver means it will be nearly 2020 before all new ...

  • CEM 2016 focuses on industrial emissions

    CEM 2016, the international industrial emissions monitoring event, will run over three days in Lisbon from 18th to 20th May. Organiser Marcus Pattison says: “CEM 2016 is a technical event, providing an opportunity for experts to share knowledge and experience in order to further improve the accuracy, relevance and reliability of ...

  • 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

  • New emissions regulations indicate rise of LNG as marine fuel in Asia

    Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards lower-emission fuels, especially in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs). The coasts of the US, Canada and Northern Europe are all highly regulated ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Canada announces final GHG emission regulations for new light-duty vehicles

    Environment Minister Jim Prentice has announced final regulations that establish progressively more stringent greenhouse gas emission standards for new passenger automobiles and light trucks for the 2011-2016 model years. These are aligned with similar regulations in the United States. "Any significant approach to fighting climate change must include serious action to address on-road emissions. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Zealand Government releases draft regulations for emissions trading

    A draft of the proposed New Zealand emissions trading regulations for forestry and liquid fossil fuels has been released by Climate Change Minister David Parker and Forestry Minister Jim Anderton.   The draft regulations have been released to provide more certainty for potential participants from the forestry and transport sectors about their obligations once they are required ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Report urges emission rules for shipping industry

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should rule that shipping emissions significantly contribute to climate change and pose a threat to public health and welfare, according to a new report from the advocacy group Oceana. The report also asks for the International Maritime ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Semiconductor and aluminium industries underestimate greenhouse gas emissions

    Emissions of the greenhouse gases (GHGs) tetrafluoromethane (TFM) and hexafluoroethane (HFE) reported by industry accounted for only around half actual levels measured in the atmosphere between 2002 and 2010, new research reveals. The semiconductor and aluminium production industries, the two main sources of these gases, have reported success in their voluntary efforts to control these emissions. ...

  • Shaw CEO Predicts Boom in Power Projects as Emissions Regulations Take Effect and Nuclear Sector Gains Lost Ground, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Last week, The Shaw Group Incorporated (NYSE:SHAW) released earnings results for the first quarter (ending Nov. 30, 2011) of the company's 2012 fiscal year. The company's revenues ...


    By Marketwire

  • The Global Carbon Trading Market: Concepts, Regulations and Industry Trends to 2020

    The Global Carbon Trading Market: Concepts, Regulations and Industry Trends to 2020  Carbon ...


  • IHS is ready to help companies address emerging EPA regulations for greenhouse gas emissions

    IHS Inc., (NYSE: IHS) a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that it is fully prepared to assist companies with the development and implementation of comprehensive carbon management strategies in response to a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruling that has set the stage for federal regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The EPA finding ...


    By IHS

  • US EPA’s Gina McCarthy address: new regulations of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries

    PHOENIX, AZ – February 1, 2011 – Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation , was the keynote speaker during the plenary session of EUEC 2011, the USA’s largest energy, utility and environment conference held at the Phoenix Convention Center from January 31 through February 2, 2011. The ...

  • Frost & Sullivan commends clean diesel technologies for helping fleet managers cost-effectively meet EPA 2010 emissions regulations

    Based on its recent analysis of the Class 6-8 emission reduction market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CDTI) with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Technology of the Year Award. Fleet managers have raised their demand for technologies that meet Environment Protection Agency (EPA) 2010 emissions regulations while improving fuel efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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