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2014-07-09 08:20:40

Combustion modeling tools guide creation of engine to demonstrate feasibility of new emissions standards PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) simulation solutions to model in-cylinder combustion to develop an advanced test engine that will demonstrate fuel-saving and emissions-reducing technologies. The EPA's test engine will help establish the feasibility of meeting recently issued fuel standards...

2014-05-28 08:32:56

ROCKVILLE, Md. and SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policy researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), the University of Virginia, and EMBO today released a report detailing the challenges faced by regulators with the increased use of more sophisticated synthetic biology technologies to engineer plants and microbes and some options for dealing with these challenges. The authors conclude that while the United States governmental agencies tasked with oversight of products...

2014-03-24 12:23:09

ANDalyze DNAzyme water sensor technology has completed testing by the USEPA for use in drinking water and environmental water. The results of these tests are a publicly available third party testing report that notes the usefulness of the technology and products. CHAMPAIGN, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANDalyze has completed the application, protocol development and testing phases required by the rigorous USEPA ETV program. The report is available from the US EPA at: ANDalyze US EPA...

2014-01-17 08:22:39

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company") today announced that Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") has recently received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification ("ISCC") and US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") approval as a Renewable Identification Number ("RIN")-generating foreign producer for its Darwin biodiesel plant, paving the way for exports to markets in Europe and the US. "These approvals are...

Apple Juice Arsenic Limits Set By The FDA
2013-07-12 12:18:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, the FDA proposed setting a new limit on the level of arsenic allowed in apple juice after facing public pressure from consumer groups over the past year. The agency proposed a limit of 10 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in apple juice, which is the same level set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for arsenic in drinking water. "The FDA is committed to ensuring the safety of the American food...

Gas Industry Asked To Halt E15
2012-12-01 09:15:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online One prominent travel organization is calling on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to temporarily halt the sale of E15 gasoline, citing fears that the new ethanol-based fuel blend could damage motor vehicles. In a statement released Friday, the American Automobile Association (AAA) warned that use of the recently approved gasoline, which can contain as much as 15 percent ethanol, could result in "a strong...

2012-10-25 04:03:25

In the past few years, high Btu landfill gas (LFG) recovery and treatment has received renewed attention because the process converts large amounts of methane from waste into a viable, renewable fuel. While this process upgrades landfill gas to specifications for natural gas pipeline transport, it also significantly reduces the environmental impact from the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas pollution. In partnership with IESI, a subsidiary of Progressive Waste Solutions, and the US...


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