industrial emissions regulation News

  • Utilities Announce Coal Plant Closures in Response to EPA Regulations, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Electric utilities have announced the closure of dozens of coal-fired power plants, totaling thousands of megawatts (MW) of capacity in response to two recent power-plant ...


  • EPA to hold public meeting on air regulations for the oil and gas industry (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting to provide an update on the Agency"s review of several air regulations covering the oil and gas industry and to solicit public comments from the public. EPA is reviewing air toxics standards for oil and gas production facilities, air toxic standards for natural gas transmission and storage facilities, and two new source ...

  • Canada to Impose New Air Pollutant Regulations

    The Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, has announced that for the first time the Government of Canada will regulate industrial air pollutant emissions through requirements in the proposed Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations. It is estimated that these new regulations will contribute significantly to lowering smog levels and improve air quality overall for Canadians. An estimated ...


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  • Market Outlook of Solar PV Industry in Brazil - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations

    "Solar PV in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the solar PV market in Brazil. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and ...


  • IMO succumbs to pressure to delay ship NOx regulations

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) today abandoned the fixed start date for new NOx emissions control areas (NECAs), which require an 80% cut in NOx from new ships sailing in specially designated zones. Instead, the IMO will replace the 2016 application date with flexible provisions for any NECAs established after that date. Transport & Environment (T&E) deplores this ...

  • New 2010 building regulations part L

    Part L Regulations 2006 is being superceeded and the proposed key revisions are: Acceptable Air Tightness target remains at 10m3/h.m2 at 50 Pascals; 25% Carbon Emissions improvement required over 2006 Part L Regulations – assessed on a flat approach for dwellings and aggregate approach for non-dwellings; CO2 Emission calculations (BER and TER) to be submitted to the Local ...

  • Emissions Monitoring in India Call for Papers

    The organisers of CEM India are seeking both oral and poster presentations for the CEM India Conference and exhibition which will take place from the 26th-28th September in Delhi India. India is one of the world's fastest growing economies and is currently the third largest polluting country in the world emitting 2407 million metric tonnes of CO2 .To tackle this pollution ...

  • Trinity Consultants to Present Webinar on Costly Utility Regulation

    Trinity Consultants, an environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present a webinar on September 14, 2011, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. CDT, that describes the regulatory requirements in the recently proposed National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Electric ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Call for Papers on air quality and emissions

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions conference (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has issued a call for Papers on emissions monitoring and ambient air quality monitoring. Anyone interested in presenting a Paper or a Poster should submit an abstract of up to 100 words via the website www.ilmexhibitions.com/aqeshow/ by 20th January 2017. ...

  • Programme announced for International Emissions Conference

    Lesley Sloss Principal Environmental Consultant at IEA Clean Coal Centre chairs the 11th International Conference and Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring.  CEM 2014 will take place from 14th to 16th May at the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel in Turkey. The selected presentations will be given by speakers from 13 different countries covering a wide variety of subjects within the event’s ...

  • 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

  • New UK independent nuclear regulator proposed

    “A new era of world class nuclear power demands that we continue to set world class safety standards.” – Lord Hunt A single, easily identifiable, body for regulating the civil nuclear energy sector was proposed by the Government today. The new body would combine responsibility for overseeing safety, security and transport of civil nuclear sites and material. Speaking at a nuclear supply chain ...


  • EPA moving forward on greenhouse gas regulation

    Under a final decision issued today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) no stationary sources will be required to get Clean Air Act permits that cover greenhouse gases (GHGs) before January 2011. The delay in requiring power plants and other industrial sites to obtain federal pollution permits for emitting greenhouse gases formally affirms an agency announcement last month that it ...


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  • Legislation proposed in West Virginia to regulate chemicals

    West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday proposed tighter regulations for chemical storage facilities after a spill contaminated the water supply for 300,000 people. Tomblin, the Democratic governor, urged passage of a chemical storage regulatory program. The bill aims to address shortcomings that allowed 7,500 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canada regulator approves reversing pipeline flow

    Canada's National Energy Board approved Thursday a plan by Enbridge to reverse the flow of a pipeline that would allow for Western Canadian oil to be transported to Eastern Canada. The board's decision allows Enbridge to move 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Sarnia, Ontario, to Montreal. Line 9 originally shuttled oil from Sarnia to Montreal, but was reversed in the late '90s in response ...


    By Associated Press

  • Leeds Heat Network Regulations Seminar Success

    On 9 June 2015 ENER-G Switch2 hosted a breakfast seminar about the new Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014. Joining ENER-G Switch2 for the session were representatives from the National Measurement and Regulation Office (NMRO) and Leeds City Council. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Solving the Challenge of Emissions Reduction in Buildings?

    As commitments to CO2 reductions begin to bite in many countries, one of the key battlegrounds against rising emissions will be in the cities and, in particular, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Targeting the appropriate buildings, mandating appropriate solutions and creating suitable policies and strategies (regulation and incentives) have been problematic - until now. A promising ...


    By Taylor & Francis (USA)

  • Professional Credentials in Air Emissions Testing

    From the LinkedIn Environmental Consulting Professionals Group: ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Global Market for Emission Control Catalysts

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Market for Emission Control Catalysts  ...


    By ReportLinker

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