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Vehicle emissions standard forms 'centrepiece' of EU's low-carbon vision - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A new legislative proposal from the European Union (EU) that creates binding targets for Member States to reduce emissions in the transport, buildings, agriculture, waste, land-use and forestry sectors will hinge on the ability to accelerate low-carbon ...

EPA Issues Final Rule Implementing Formaldehyde Emission ...

The National Law Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
Final rule seeks to reduce exposure to formaldehyde vapors by establishing emission standards and labeling requirements for certain wood products.
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Why VW killed its TDI diesels in the U.S.: future emission standards

Green Car Reports - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Hell hath no fury like a well-meaning government regulator who's been sneered at and condescended to by executives of one of the world's largest auto companies—only to learn the company has systematically lied to her and deliberately violated the laws ...
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EPA Indicates Still More Rules On Emission Standards Are Coming

Daily Caller - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A slew of environmental regulators released a report Monday on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for light duty cars and trucks, potentially leading the government to foist stricter emission rules on car companies over the coming ...
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EPA: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft Increase Air Pollution That May Endanger Public Health and Welfare

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Section 231(a)(2)(A) of the Clean Air Act (“CAA”) provides that the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) shall, from time to time, issue proposed emission standards for any air pollutants from any class of aircraft ...

EPA issues final rule on formaldehyde emissions from wood products

Chemical Watch (subscription) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The EPA has issued a final rule, designed to enforce emissions standards for formaldehyde from composite wood products. The substance is used as an adhesive in a wide range of wood products, such as some furniture, flooring, cabinets, bookcases and ...
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ICAO Aviation Carbon Emission Standards Concerns Raised

Fiji Sun Online - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
This is where the discussions with the international aviation industry will be held on the proposed carbon emission standards. “We hope to get good representation in Montreal for us to take a good position,” he said. “If we were able to come to a ...

The long road to a 'zero emission' Vancouver

The Globe and Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
By 2030, the plan is to have all new buildings constructed to zero-emissions standards. And by 2050, the goal is to have all pre-existing buildings updated - meaning, for one, a shift away from natural gas by the 180,000 houses and businesses now using it.

MPP France Gelinas says Vale emissions report needs public scrutiny - ‎18 hours ago‎
The extension granted by Ontario's Ministry of Environment and Climate Change allows the mining comapny's Copper Cliff refinery and mine to keep running equipment that makes noise or produces emissions for another ten years. Vale already has an ...
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The only winners in Volkswagen's diesel mess are drivers: Owners to get big payouts, even if wheels are falling off ...

Financial Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
... Volkswagen repurchase program as early as Monday, and cheques are expected to trickle down this fall to U.S. owners of some 482,000 Golfs, Beetles, Jettas, and Passats, as well as Audi A3 sedans sold with engines that violate emissions standards.

How bold will Sadiq Khan's air quality improvement programme be?

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Johnson's ULEZ was set to charge owners of cars, vans and motorcycles that didn't comply with its emission standards £12.50 a day to drive in the ULEZ, which exactly corresponds to the congestion charge zone. It would differ from it, though, in ...

In Quebec, a government-supported cement factory encased in hypocrisy - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
This will make it the largest emitter of carbon in the province, according to Canada's environment ministry, and will dwarf the yearly emissions of Shell Canada's oil sands operations in Fort McMurray, Alta. It will also rival, if not exceed, the ...

Exchange rebates for old wood stoves

InfoTel News Ltd - ‎16 hours ago‎
Since 1998, only wood burning appliances (included without limitation stoves, fireplaces inserts) that meet the CAN/CSA B415.1 or the EPA emission standards could be granted a permit to be installed within the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

Opinion: Emissions plan limits choice, drives up costs

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Federal and provincial building code requirements and performance standards, coupled with incentive and rebate programs from utilities such as FortisBC, are delivering meaningful energy efficiency improvements in new homes, commercial buildings and ...
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Hinkley Point is bad business. Theresa May should put it out of its misery

The Guardian - ‎15 hours ago‎
If Britain is to curb its emissions in even the medium term, it must switch its base-load generation from coal to gas, and severely reduce demand.

Latest stack test within limits

NG News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
“They're complying, but the standards are so low here.” Miller said several government, industry and legal experts spent a significant amount of time reviewing and scrutinizing Northern Pulp's industrial approval.

U.S. set to complete key step for regulating aircraft emissions

The Japan Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The EPA's “endangerment finding” requires the agency to implement greenhouse gas emission standards for U.S. aircraft, which accounts for 11 percent of U.S.

New method for making green LEDs enhances their efficiency and ...

Science Daily - ‎11 hours ago‎
Researchers have developed a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes. Using an industry-standard semiconductor ...
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ClientEarth Responds To Mayor Of London's Air Pollution Consultation

Blue & Green Tomorrow - ‎15 hours ago‎
A vehicle accreditation or consumer labelling system should be introduced to ensure that any Euro 6 diesel vehicles that are allowed to enter London under the T-Charge or ULEZ actually meet the required emission standard when driving on the road.

Vancouver approves Zero Emissions Building Plan

Journal of Commerce - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
This plan mandates that all new buildings constructed produce little to no GHG emissions by either being built to a zero emission standard like the Passive House standard (which essentially reduces energy demand) or connecting to a neighbourhood energy ...