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2010-11-11 14:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has committed to reduce its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is the only industrial gas company to have its reduction goal accepted under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Climate Leaders® program. Air Products' production-intensity based emission reduction goal -- to reduce global GHG emissions by seven percent per production index by 2015 -- is aligned with the...

2010-05-13 15:00:00

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Alone Should Not Require Clean Air Act Permitting ARLINGTON, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final rule on Clean Air Act permitting for greenhouse gases (GHGs), also known as the 'tailoring rule.' Additional information is available at http://www.epa.gov. American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "We are extraordinarily concerned about...

2009-09-10 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex, Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced that it has signed an agreement with Lenegar Group to develop a series of carbon credits projects based on vehicle emission reduction technology from Lenegar Group. Cemtrex will assist Lenegar's customers in creating and monetizing carbon credits based on Lenegar's technology for improving the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels in vehicles. The proprietary technology provided by Lenegar reduces up to 30%...

2009-05-28 10:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a civil complaint against PowerTrain Inc., Wood Sales Co. Inc., and Tool Mart Inc., all based in Golden, Miss., alleging that they imported and sold more than 78,000 Chinese-made engines that do not meet federal air pollution standards, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., is part of an ongoing effort to ensure...

2008-09-07 13:15:00

Under strict new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules intended to reduce pollution and conserve gasoline, many exhaust-belching lawn mowers and speedboats will be going green over the next few years. Americans spend more than 3 billion hours tending gardens and more than 500 million hours in recreational boating each year, according to the agency's estimates. "With much of the East wheezing under Code Orange alerts, these standards couldn't come too soon,"  Frank O'Donnell,...

2006-08-02 09:39:05

By Wendy Lim and Emma Graham-Harrison HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Hong Kong and the neighboring manufacturing hub of Guangdong plan to launch an emissions trading scheme this year as part of a drive to clear their smoggy skies, a top official said on Wednesday. Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang said earlier that emissions from the city's power companies were the main cause of its air quality problems, and the trading project could help them cut back pollutants at minimal...

2005-08-24 11:50:00

NEW YORK -- Officials in nine Northeastern U.S. states have come to a preliminary agreement to cap and later reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing a confidential draft proposal. If the agreement is made final, it would be the first of its kind in the United States. The United States refused to sign the Kyoto Protocol, a greenhouse gas reduction plan that has been adopted by more than 150 other countries. Connecticut, Delaware,...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.