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  • Most Coal Plants Have Emissions Controls Needed to Meet Mercury Limits, EIA Reports

    Seventy percent of coal-fired power plants have the necessary pollution control equipment to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency mercury and air toxics standards, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Another 6 percent are planning to install pollution controls, and 8 percent are planning to close rather than invest in the expensive equipment, the EIA said in a ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • EPA admits error in proposed mercury MACT rule

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has acknowledged in a letter to non-profit power trade organization Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) that it made a conversion error in the way mercury emissions data was calculated to set limits for the agency’s mercury maximum achievable control technology (MACT) floor in the proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule. EPA ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • European EHS Compliance Quiz

    European EHS Compliance Quiz - Are you on top of all issues for your company? Climate Change, Chemicals, Emission Reports, Soil Contamination, Carcinogens, Enforcement, Product Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility. These are just some of the buzzwords businesses have to grapple with in order to maintain compliance with environmental, occupational health and safety (EHS) laws. The regulatory ...

  • 2005 - the Year Dedicated to Environmental Compliance

    Untitled Document Companies are poorly prepared for new laws and international regulations. And this despite up-to-date ...


  • Ceres President Mindy Lubber Statement on EPA`s mercury and air toxics rule

    In response to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement today of its final Mercury and Air Toxics Rule for Power Plants, the following statement was issued by Mindy S. Lubber, president of Ceres and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of 100 institutional investors across North America managing more than $10 trillion in assets: “We applaud the ...

  • Monsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releases

    Monsanto Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines for not reporting hundreds of uncontrolled releases of toxic chemicals at its eastern Idaho phosphate plant. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the agreement involving the biotechnology company's Soda Springs facilities. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Shaw to Install Emissions Reduction Equipment at Boardman Station in Oregon

    The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Portland General Electric to install emissions reduction equipment at Boardman Station, a 585-megawatt coal-fired power plant in northeastern Oregon. Shaw will engineer, procure and construct a dry sorbent injection system and balance of plant equipment to significantly reduce sulfur ...


  • 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

  • CoaLogix and Cormetech Collaborate to provide the Fossil Power Generation Industry with Improved Emissions Reduction Strategies

    The Two Leading SCR Catalyst Service and Supply Companies Announce Agreement to Help Power Generation Plants Manage NOx Compliance more Effectively & Affordably. Charlotte, North Carolina – CoaLogix, Inc. and Cormetech, Inc. announced today that they have signed an agreement that combines their technical, service and marketing experience to provide innovative long-term emissions ...


    By CoaLogix

  • EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Alaska residents with information on chemical releases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published the 2011 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis, providing information to communities about chemical releases to air, water and land across the nation. Due to extensive metal mining activity and the permitted disposal of large volumes of regulated mining waste , Alaska had the highest TRI releases in the nation and had a 25 percent ...

  • EPA proposes new clean air standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed nationwide clean air standards to address a range of hazardous air pollutants discharged from industrial, commercial and institutional boilers, process heaters, and solid waste incinerators. EPA estimates the standards would prevent between 2,000 and 5,000 premature deaths and about 36,000 asthma attacks each year. "EPA"s proposal ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Why It Is Important To Monitor Ammonia Slip In A Coal Fired Power Power Plant

    Monitoring flue gas ammonia slip in a coal fired power plant is performed immediately after the SNCR/SCR and is a very challenging task, but extremely important for process efficiency of the pollution control equipment.  The flue gas is filled with high levels of sulfur dioxide, particulate, hydrochloric acid and many other corrosive and noxious gases making the ammonia measurement a very ...


    By Cemtek Environmental, Inc.

  • MAR Systems Provides Solution to the Problem of Poisoning the Great Lakes

    Technology developed and patented by MAR Systems, Inc., headquartered in Solon, Ohio, can solve the problem of mercury pollution from electrical generation facilities in the Great Lakes region. A report released on June 6, 2012 from the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Air quality: Environment MEPs call for tougher new national caps on pollutants

    As air pollution is responsible for around 400,000 premature deaths in the EU yearly, Environment MEPs on Wednesday tightened up Commission plans and called for more ambitious national caps on emissions of six main pollutants, such as sulphur dioxide, particulate matter and nitrogen oxides in order to cut emissions by 70% across the EU and save €40bn in air pollution costs by 2030. MEPs also ...


    By European Parliament

  • CB&I Announces Air Quality Control Award

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded two contracts with a combined value in excess of $40 million for an air quality control program for five existing coal-fired units. The units represent more than 4,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity. CB&I will provide turnkey engineering, ...

  • EPA promulgates new cement MACT rule requiring investment of $ billions in next 3 years

    EPA has now promulgated the long awaited Portland Cement hazardous air pollutant standard. It will require billions of dollars of investment over the next three years by the U.S. cement industry. Equally important is the impact on the upcoming standards for industrial boilers and utilities. If the cement industry has to reduce acid gases by 97 percent, what precedent does this set for the utility ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • US Activated Carbon Industry forecasts to rise 11.2% annually through 2017

    US demand to rise 11.2% annually through 2017 US demand for activated carbon, including virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers, is expected to grow 11.2 percent per year to almost 1.3 billion pounds in 2017, with market value reaching almost $1.8 billion. Implementation of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) ...

  • New Environmental Regulations Open the Door for UVC-LED Based Sensors and Systems

    The Paris Climate Pact highlighted the need for countries across the world to urgently address planet-warming carbon emissions. In recent weeks, governments in Asia and Europe have been battling another key environmental concern- smog caused by automobile and factory emissions. To limit various types of air and also water pollution, governments and regulatory bodies have implemented several new ...


    By Crystal IS, Inc.

  • What Issues Will Shape U.S. Energy and Environment Policy in 2016

    Bloomberg BNA has released its Annual 2016 outlook on energy and environmental issues which includes an in-depth analysis on topics including climate change, chemicals, water, waste and air pollution. Bloomberg BNA editors and reporters spoke to administration officials, Congressional staffers, attorneys, environmental advocates and corporate representatives for insights on key issues to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DOE seeks to invest US$1.3bn to commercialize CCS technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to invest in multiple commercial-scale Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) or other clean coal power plants with cutting-edge carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology under the Department’s restructured FutureGen program.  The solicitation is seeking multiple cost-shared projects to ...


    By US Department of Energy

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