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States, Industry Ask Supreme Court to Block Clean Power Plan

In another attempt to block the Clean Power Plan, 29 states and state agencies are urging the US Supreme Court to stop the carbon emissions rule for power plants from taking effect. The have been joined by 16 trade associations including the US Chamber of Commerce and the National Association … Read more »

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Clean Power Plan Becomes Law, 24 States Sue to Block Carbon Rule

The EPA published the Clean Power Plan in the federal register today, making existing power plants in the US legally responsible to limit carbon pollution for the first time. Under the new carbon law, existing coal-burning power plants must cut carbon emissions by 32 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 … Read more »

Waste Management Firm Chooses Tetronics’ Technology

Tetronics International has signed of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to waste management firm Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2) to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. Tetronics’ plasma arc systems enable the recovery of valuable resources from materials including spent catalysts, electronics and mining … Read more »

EPA Pollution Plan to Cost Texas $2B

The EPA has proposed a plan to reduce harmful emissions of sulfur dioxide in parts of Texas and Oklahoma that would require operators of some of Texas’ coal-fired power plants to spend over $2 billion on emissions-reducing technology, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The plan, released Monday, … Read more »

Railserve Locomotive Uses 50% Less Diesel

Fairmount Santrol has deployed a Railserve Leaf Gen-Set locomotive at its Roff, Oklahoma, resin-coating plants. The locomotive uses 50 percent less diesel fuel in less time to move six times the number of railcars around the two Roff property plants, while reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 84 percent and … Read more »

Report: Methane Mitigation Could Stimulate US Economy

Increased use of technologies and services that capture methane emissions from oil and gas systems could save the industry over $1 billion in lost product, reduce air pollution and create new jobs, according to an economic analysis by Datu Research and the Environmental Defense Fund. The report identifies 76 companies … Read more »

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Expect CNG Price Hike as Tax Credit Expires

Compressed natural gas (CNG) prices at the pump for cars and trucks will increase 30 percent at some stations because of a federal tax credit set to expire Jan. 31, FuelFix reports. Most stations use the incentive — a 50-cent tax credit on each gasoline gallon-equivalent of natural gas sold … Read more »

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High Plains Aquifer Under Threat, Report Warns

The High Plains Aquifer, a critical water source for US farmers and ranchers, is diminishing at an accelerated rate and nearly 70 percent of it will be pumped out within the next 50 years if existing trends don’t change, according to a report published in the Proceedings of the National … Read more »