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  • New emissions monitoring system could change face of pollution at sea

    A new emissions monitoring system being developed by a Norfolk, VA, systems engineering firm will allow vessels worldwide to continuously monitor pollutants and readily report findings to regulatory agencies and inspectors. The patent-pending Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS), developed by W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems), is the first technology integration of its kind. A successful ...


    By WR Systems, Ltd.

  • Clean Energy Systems Secures $30 Million to Accelerate Zero Emission Power Plant Technology

    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - Clean Energy Systems (CES) has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) for $30 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funding to accelerate development of zero emission power plants using a variety of fuel sources. The DOE will provide $30 million under ARRA to support development of a first of a kind commercial-scale oxy-fuel turbine, which ...


    By Clean Energy Systems, Inc.

  • Coal-fired power plants help ESRL scientists and colleagues verify satellite pollution measurements

    In a strange twist, polluting power plants in the West are actually helping advance air quality research. A new study by ESRL scientists and colleagues used the large pollution plumes from rural Western power plants to understand satellite measurements of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution over urban areas including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, and Phoenix. There’s good news in the data: urban ...

  • EPA Urged to Limit Pollution From Diesel Trains

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Air pollution from diesel locomotives is linked to about 3,400 premature deaths and other serious health effects every year, according to a new report released Thursday by the nonprofit advocacy group Environmental Defense. The organization is using the report to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, to issue proposed national ...

  • EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc., a major cement producer, will spend an estimated $1.7 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides, pollutants that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including asthma. In addition, the company will pay a $160,000 penalty for Clean Air Act violations. “Air ...

  • Federal wood burning rule prompts rural backlash

    A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold winter days. Proposed regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would significantly reduce the amount of particle pollution allowed from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Carbon Sciences Announces GTL Solution for Power Plant CO2 Mitigation

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make liquid transportation fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced that the company will offer a complete, gas-to-liquids (GTL) solution for power plants, transforming problematic CO2 emissions into valuable transportation fuels. Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences, commented, "There are 8,000 ...


    By Carbon Sciences, Inc.

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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