A refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas has recently been fined $300,000 as a result of “deficiencies in the company’s program to curb air pollution.” This fine is not the first for the company, either, after receiving a fine in 2012 for air pollution, and another for an oil spill in 2007. As the commercial world starts [ more ]
“Texas-based Envirogen Technologies has released new Sustainable Emissions Control technology designed to manage air emissions performance and meet regulatory and permit requirements through the control of volatile organic compounds, hazardous air pollutants and odors. Envirogen says the system will help environmental managers and engineers reduce the long-term costs for meeting air quality regulations that can impact [ more ]
Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) introduced the Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction Act of 2013 which addresses HFCs as well as other short-lived climate pollutants such as black carbon and methane.
Polar Technology officials announced the hiring of Phil Gin, recently of Baker Distributing, fulfilling the dual role of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Expecting day-to-day savings on energy and utility usage is not a one-time event based on an audit and follow-up fixes. It’s a practice that needs to be followed every day and must include senior management, operations, engineering, maintenance and all employees.
Following meetings earlier in the year the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has recommended that Russia bans the use of disposable refrigerant cylinders in line with the EU, USA, Canada and other developed countries.
Damaging greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) could be steadily phased out from 2014 if EU plans are agreed at the UN climate talks in Warsaw in November.