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2012-06-04 06:20:32

OTTAWA, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) and the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, today announced the release of Canada's Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation. The announcement was made at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum as part of Environment Week. "This Plan is good for the economy and good for the environment. It brings together the joint efforts of the aviation industry to increase...

2012-05-15 22:20:31

Measurement, reporting, and verification of greenhouse gas emissions in studied nations is well-established, but estimating the effect of climate policies is more difficult SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)'s has completed an analysis of national systems that track emissions and activities to reduce emissions in the U.S., Germany, Italy, and China. The analysis revealed that existing systems allow these nations to determine if they are...

2012-05-15 06:22:15

~Program Expects to Incentivise Purchase of over 1,000 Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Trucks and Related Infrastructure~ VANCOUVER, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines today announced the Greenhouse Gas Reduction regulation that advances the adoption and deployment of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in BC.  Westport Innovations believes this important program will benefit British Columbia's economy, environment and transportation options for industry. The...

2012-05-06 23:00:23

Award-winning Projects are Helping DuPont Meet its Commitment to Reduce Use of Non-renewable Fuels Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 DuPont was recently honored by the American Chemistry Council for its work to reduce plant energy consumption and minimize energy-related environmental impacts. With over 100 manufacturing sites with annual energy targets, DuPont employees are committed to seek energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that deliver business and environmental...

2012-04-20 06:24:24

PITTSBURGH, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Works by famed industrial landscape artist Aaron Gorson are visual reminders of the 1940s, when Pittsburgh was the nation's steelmaking center. Surprisingly, new research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that today's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are as low as those of that gritty decade. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) CMU researchers recently published the first-ever study estimating long-term...

2012-04-20 09:47:07

A University of Colorado Boulder-led team has developed a new monitoring system to analyze and compare emissions from man-made fossil fuels and trace gases in the atmosphere, a technique that likely could be used to monitor the effectiveness of measures regulating greenhouse gases. The research team looked at atmospheric gas measurements taken every two weeks from aircraft over a six-year period over the northeast United States to collect samples of CO2 and other environmentally important...

2012-04-13 06:20:20

TORONTO, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Member companies of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association (CVMA), Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and Navistar, support Environment Minister Kent's announcement today to fully align with the U.S. national regulations for new on-road heavy-duty vehicle and engine greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2014 and later model years.  This aligned approach is the most effective approach to reduce new heavy-duty vehicle GHG emissions by...

2012-04-03 02:22:57

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA is purchasing green power for its Englewood Cliffs headquarters building in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power Partnership. LG is purchasing more than 1.5 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power over the next 18 months, which is enough green power to meet 100 percent of the headquarters' electricity use. "LG is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG)...

2012-03-05 12:00:00

BOYERTOWN, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of exemplary ability to provide regulatory guidance associated with Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions, El Dorado Nitrogen, LP (EDNLP) has presented ClimeCo America Corporation with the prestigious 2011 Principal Supplier Partnership Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/FL64327LOGO ) As a member of the American Chemistry Council, EDNLP supports the initiatives of the Council's Responsible Care program which...

2012-02-29 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers joined 20 other business groups Tuesday and Wednesday in presenting oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources under the Clean Air Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) AFPM President Charles T. Drevna said:...