Items Tagged with 'Environmental Protection Agency'


GPA Recognized for Environmental Efforts

January 21, 2014
The EPA is recognizing the port for its technologies and overwhelming practices to cut diesel emissions.
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Freight Industry Receives EPA Honors

October 29, 2013
The EPA is honoring freight industry leaders for environmental achievements; the agency’s SmartWay Program has saved 65 million barrels of oil since 2004.
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States Sue EPA Over Wood-burning Furnaces

EPA Regs Omit Them
October 11, 2013

The lawsuit targets particulate emissions despite high energy payback. Seven states have targeted outdoor wood-fired boilers, suing the Environmental Protection Agency for maintaining out-dated standards governing the particulate emitted from wood burning heaters. 

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EPA Finalizes Carpet Chemicals Rule

Rule Applies to Imports, Too
October 3, 2013

Ban levels playing field for U.S. companies. On Monday, before the government shutdown, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule restricting imports of perfluorinated chemicals that could be used in carpets. 

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Multi-state Environmental Regs Workshops Scheduled

New EPA and Executive Order Provisions Examined
August 28, 2013

Classes are in multiple locations throughout the West. Seminars to help chemical facilities meet the demands of changing environmental regulations are scheduled for September and October at locations throughout the U.S by Lion Technology.

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Bill Mandates Review of New Billion dollar Regulations

Congress Focuses on EPA and FCC Focus
July 12, 2013

NSA and IRA scandals may nudge Senate to act. Text: A bill requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to submit a report to Congress before finalizing any rules estimated to cost more than $1 billion to implement was approved by the U.S House of Representatives’ Energy and Power Subcommittee July 10. A similar bill involving the Federal Communications Commission that was passed last year but not addressed by the Senate also received a new push July 11.

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EPA Proposes New Formaldehyde Emissions Standards

Imports and 879,000 U.S. Businesses to be Affected
June 11, 2013
Stockpiling will be prohibited. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new formaldehyde emissions standards, identical to those of California, for all composite wood products imported into or manufactured in the United States. Stockpiling excess inventory to circumvent the regulation will be prohibited and, in a separate proposal, a third party certification program is outlined for those wood products. Announced June 10, both proposals have a 60 day comment period, ending August 9.
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EPA Proposes to Slash Gasoline Sulfur

Lets the Same Vehicles Sell Nationally, and in the EU and Japan
May 22, 2013
American Petroleum Institute Calls for Longer Comment Period. The Environmental Protection Agency officially proposed a new rule May 21 requiring refineries to reduce the sulfur content of gasoline by more than 60 percent and nitrogen oxide by 80 percent by 2017. If enacted, it would enable automakers to sell the same vehicles in all 50 states, Europe and Japan by emitting only 10ppm of sulfur.
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Temp. Fuel Waivers Issued in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

November 27, 2012
The U.S. EPA has given authorization to grant two kinds of temporary fuel waivers due to fuel shortages from Hurricane Sandy.
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Freight Industry Leaders Honored for SC Efficiency

October 12, 2012
The EPA honors 40 companies for achievements in moving freight more efficiently while reducing carbon dioxide and other harmful emissions.
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