The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a $425M settlement with subsidiaries of Tesoro Corp., and Par Hawaii Refining that resolves alleged Clean Air Act violations and protects public health by reducing air pollution at six refineries.
Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to taking action on climate change and protecting public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking steps to further reduce emissions of methane-rich gas from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills
The Energy Department announced recently it is investing $19M to improve the efficiency of our nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores
The Seattle Maritime Academy (SMA) at Seattle Central College is delivering a smart, new education building to the maritime industry in the Pacific Northwest Region, and it features a 6700 square foot LiveRoof® green roof
|WEFTEC® 2016 – Creating the Future of Water, September 24 to 28 in New Orleans, is THE event for water quality professionals from around the world. WEFTEC 2016 offers the largest water quality exhibition in the world, with nearly 1,000 exhibiting companies; the latest equipment, services, and presentations in focused Innovation, Stormwater, and International pavilion areas on the exhibit floor; the Stormwater Congress, and more than 25,000 registrants from around the world and all sectors of water quality.|
SOLVAir Select 200 trona (a natural form of sodium sesquicarbonate) offers a high-assay, low-cost alternative to acid neutralization.
Chlorine is not the only viable disinfection option for mid- and large-scale applications. With the TrojanUVSigna™, operators and engineers can confidently choose UV and benefit from its inherent safety features, cost-saving advantages and disinfection performance.
UniSource Energy Services (UES) has more than doubled its renewable generating capacity with the expansion of a solar and wind project near Willcox, Ariz
More than 40 percent of all medium and heavy-duty diesel commercial trucks in operation in the United States – 4 million of 9.5 million diesel trucks – are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have opened a new environmental monitoring program in West Africa that will enhance the role of space-based observations in the management of climate-sensitive issues facing the world today
Regulations, ranging from the 2015 Paris Agreement’s wide ranging guidelines to mandates on nonroad vehicles, have all aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions
EPA is no longer accepting paper submittals of the Notification of Compliance Status (NOCS) for Energy Assessments for area source boilers. We now require the NOCS to be submitted electronically to the Compliance and Emissions Data Reporting Interface (CEDRI). For further information, please see the implementation videos.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry groups including cement producers have failed to settle a permit dispute that is testing whether the agency has the authority to require operators of hazardous waste combustion units to conduct risk assessments that can be used to strengthen emissions limits for mercury and other pollutants when renewing the facilities' existing waste and air permits. Negotiations stalled during a meeting in November 2013 between EPA lawyers and cement kiln operators at EPA's Region V offices, according to an 8 January 2014 status report the parties filed with the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB). Litigation will continue on 20 February 2014.
On January 31, 2013, U.S. EPA published the final Boiler MACT in the Federal Register. This sets the existing source compliance date as January 31, 2016.
EPA is reopening, for 60 days, the public comment period on the startup and shutdown provisions included in the November 2012 proposed updates to pollution limits for new power plants under Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.