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China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The final part of that European standard, taking effect next January, includes standards for diesel-exhaust emissions roughly equivalent to the "Tier 2, Bin 5" standards that have applied to diesel cars in the U.S. since 2008—but the overall carbon ...

China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

Green Car Reports - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The final part of that European standard, taking effect next January, includes standards for diesel-exhaust emissions roughly equivalent to the "Tier 2, Bin 5" standards that have applied to diesel cars in the U.S. since 2008—but the overall carbon ...

Luxury automakers fail to make emissions grade

Taipei Times - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Among the 36 automakers that reported emissions of the cars they sold in Taiwan last year, 19 achieved the official target of 65 percent of next year's emission standard, the administration said. Last year was the first year of a government program ...

Luxury car brands fail to meet CO2 emission target

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The 65 percent target was set by the EPA for 2015, the first year of a government program, under which car vendors should ensure that all models they sell will meet CO2 emission standards by 2017, when fines for violators will be introduced under the ...
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Next Generation Energy Plan to Protect and Create Jobs, Deliver Clean Energy and Jumpstart Solar Development ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
One key new element in the Next Generation Energy Plan is the shift to a Zero Emission Standard - a targeted and innovative solution that is focused specifically on at-risk nuclear plants.

China to toughen vehicle emissions standards

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
BEIJING -- China will introduce stricter environmental standards for automobiles in a bid to cut pollutants in vehicle exhaust by an average of 50% a year.

14 out of 16 diesel cars in Korea violates emission regulation

Korea Times - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Last year, German automaker Volkswagen was found to have intentionally programmed its diesel engines to activate certain emission controls during laboratory testing. The programming caused the vehicles' nitrogen oxide emissions to meet US standards ...

Moody's: China's new guidance on used-vehicle sales to have mixed impact on auto loan ABS recovery rates; and will ...

Moodys.com (press release) (subscription) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Under the new guidance, current restrictions -- which prevent vehicles from one city or province being sold in another if they do not meet the minimum emission standards of the new market -- will be scrapped in most of the 299 cities that had imposed ...

Coffee with BS: Steffen Berns

Business Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
Isn't he worried about the government's tearing hurry to move up to the toughest emission standards of BS-VI from the current BS-IV by 2020, skipping an intermediate level?

How to Choose the Correct Emission Control Technology

Environmental Leader - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Increasingly stringent clean air standards and heightened concerns over greenhouse gas emissions are driving technology enhancements in manufacturing and throughout industry.

CSE slams auto industry for 'misleading' campaign on pollution

ETAuto.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Noting that cars emit more Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 than several other key pollution sources in Delhi, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) condemned the "motivated" campaign and said the auto industry is also underplaying the toxic and cancer ...
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California Invests In Zero Emissions Trucks

Gas 2.0 - ‎9 hours ago‎
CARB and the South Coast Air Quality Management District announced this week they are funding the purchase of 43 zero emission battery electric and low emission plug-in hybrid drayage trucks to serve major California port areas. The program is expected ...
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AP FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia

Business Insider - ‎May 5, 2016‎
He has long criticized the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency, saying that its proposals to tighten emission standards on coal-burning power plants are killing American jobs. A Trump adviser said that a Trump administration would ...
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SC is serious enough on tackling pollution: Sunita Narain

Times of India - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Sunita Narain also praised the efforts of the central government which is supposed to introduce the Euro-6 or Bharat-6 standards for fuel and emission in India by 2020. On what should be done till 2020, she said: "Curb private diesel vehicles, convert ...

DPCC nod to Okhla plant upsets locals

Times of India - ‎May 5, 2016‎
New Delhi: Residents of south Delhi's Sukhdev Vihar and surrounding areas are up in arms against the pollution clearance given to the Okhla waste-to-energy plant, which has allegedly breached the emissions standard. The AAP government had assured ...

A Ferry Emissions Concern?

Wave of Long Island (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to NYCEDC nitrogen dioxide emissions exceed the national standard at 12 docking sites, including existing terminals at Pier 11/Wall Street and East 34th Street in Manhattan, and at two residences within the vicinity of new landings in Long ...
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New Report: 85000 New Yorkers Work in Clean Energy

Natural Resources Defense Council - ‎May 5, 2016‎
To keep growth on track, Governor Cuomo and NYSERDA must show continued leadership by implementing a robust Clean Energy Standard, further strengthening RGGI's post-2020 emission reduction targets, leveraging the Clean Energy Fund, and ...

EPA says Kokomo glass firm polluted

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - ‎17 hours ago‎
KOKOMO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused an Indiana art glass manufacturer of violating federal clean-air standards and emitting elevated amounts of potentially toxic materials. Last month, the EPA notified Kokomo Opalescent Glass ...

Polluting paper mill halts operations

The Hindu - ‎21 hours ago‎
Incidentally, the board had, in its closure notice, pointed out that the company had not complied with the discharge and emission standards as laid down under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, Air (Prevention and Control of ...

Canberra's zero emissions target brought forward 10 years

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
... in becoming a carbon emission-free society. Together with aiming for 100 per cent renewable energy, the ACT is a global leader in climate change action and setting the standard for the other states and regions to follow." The 100 per cent ...
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