China says it will achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction of energy intensity and a 10 percent cut in major pollutant emission against 2005 levels by the end of this year, according to official figures.
Wood may be cheaper but unless you have an upgraded heater, you may be adding more particle pollution into the air.
Pennsylvania’s Gov. Edward G. Rendell said his state is aiming to cut its oil consumption by more than a half-million gallons as it invests in 21 alternative fuel projects that will create 221 jobs and cut carbon dioxide emissions by 14.5 million pounds.
The affected states include Pennsylvania, California, Ohio, Missouri, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee.
Eco Expo Asia featured green transportation at its fifth annual conference and exhibition in Hong Kong.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Nov 16, 2010
Company says its blendstock has a lower Reid Vapor Pressure and will help urban areas comply with state-level ozone attainment plans.
The government's peer-reviewed reports say the levels of dioxins created during controlled burns were below levels of concern.
Team says current models may underestimate ozone levels by between 5 and 10 percent; findings made by characterizing rates of key chemical reactions.
National Construction Warranty Corporation says options could reduce the cost of restoring homes affected by corrosive drywall by 50 to 70 percent.
EPA worked with the company to transition four of its facilities from Texas Subchapter G flexible permits to state implementation plan-approved air permits.
This is the third installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
- By Rick Harrison
- Oct 27, 2010
With a genesis in recycling, it’s no surprise that Cascades Tissue Group is doing all it can to minimize its impact on the environment and perhaps help others in the process.
- By Aaron Berstler
- Oct 19, 2010
Certified Environmental Services, Nicole Copeland, Elisa Dunn and Sandy Allen conspired to aid and abet Clean Air Act violations related to falsifying lab results to prove that asbestos removal was done properly.
The plan includes benchmarks to track progress against such priorities as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting America's waters.
North America’s largest lead producer will shut down its Herculaneum lead smelter by Dec. 31, 2013 and provide an initial $8.14 million in financial assurance to guarantee cleanup work.
A collaborative, six-year study of carbon dioxide levels in Beijing and surrounding provinces suggests that combustion efficiency, a component of overall energy efficiency, is improving in the region.
On the high end, cars will be expected to achieve 60 miles per gallon by the year 2025.
This is the first federal court action brought by the government under the marine diesel engine rules.