Latest Acid Rain Program Stories

2009-11-16 14:35:00

MONROE, Mich., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time this year, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant has achieved a major reduction in emissions.

2009-10-14 15:03:37

Scientists are reporting the first evidence that China's sharp focus on reducing widespread damage to soil by acid rain by restricting sulfur dioxide air pollution may have an unexpected consequence: Gains from that pollution control program will be largely offset by increases in nitrogen emissions, which the country's current policy largely overlooks.

2009-06-11 13:00:00

MONROE, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison has reached a milestone in a decade-long project to install state-of-the-art emissions control equipment at its Monroe Power Plant.

2009-05-01 11:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Media testified at a Senate roundtable last week to urge Congress to take action on emissions trading, because Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules may be subject to further legal challenge. A three-pollutant bill for SO2, NOx and mercury incorporating existing SO2 allowances is needed to maintain confidence in the use of cap-and-trade to control emissions under the Clean Air Act, Argus business development manager Caroline Gentry said.

2009-04-06 09:00:00

Environmental Integrity Project Finds Downturn Linked to Recession and Mild Weather Last Year, Threatened By New Coal-Fired Plant Plans; Big Jumps Seen in OK, IA, TX, NE, IL and WA. WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due in part to the recent economic slowdown and milder-than-usual weather, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from U.S.

2008-12-05 14:15:00

A report released on Thursday showed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency enforcement actions during the 2008 budget year resulted in a record $11.8 billion in pollution controls and projects to clean up the environment.

2008-08-14 09:00:39

U.S. government, Arizona plant settle pollution case WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- An Arizona coal-fired power plant owner has agreed to pay a 950,000 U.S.

2006-06-19 14:33:32

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and 15 other states on Monday challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's plan to set up a "cap-and-trade" system to reduce toxic mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants.

2006-03-17 20:24:06

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