Posts Tagged ‘ air emissions ’

Canada: New Regulations for the Coal-Fired Electricity Sector

Sep 18th, 2011 | By
Canada: New Regulations for the Coal-Fired Electricity Sector

From Environment Canada. Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent announced in August that the Canadian government is moving forward with regulations for the coal-fired electricity sector. “Our strategy to lower our emissions is based on making improvements sector by sector to sustain our economy and protect our environment,” said Minister Kent. “We are taking action in the
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U.S. Boiler Air Rules Finalized – Relief for Some but Not All

Apr 14th, 2011 | By
U.S. Boiler Air Rules Finalized – Relief for Some but Not All

The USEPA finalized four related air emissions rules in February that will impose new air emission limitations and work practice standards on industrial boilers, process heaters, and incinerators fueled with fossil fuels, biomass, natural gas, producer gas, and solid waste fuels. The new air rules will affect refineries, chemical and manufacturing plants, steel and paper mills, commercial and institutional facilities that provide steam to heat buildings, for example at colleges and universities, and incinerators that burn commercial or industrial solid waste […]



Petroleum Refineries in U.S. EPA’s Spotlight

Mar 12th, 2011 | By
Petroleum Refineries in U.S. EPA’s Spotlight

A pending Information Collection Request (ICR) from the USEPA will require all 152 operating petroleum refineries in the United States to update their air emissions inventories in accordance with the newest protocols and may require them to conduct air emissions testing on an accelerated schedule. NPRA and API estimate that up to 2,000 man-hours per refinery will be required to respond to the ICR. […]