A U.S. Supreme Court ruling against a federal regulation aimed at cutting air pollution from power plants will limit growth for Cabot Corp and Calgon Carbon Corp, which make activated carbon used to curb mercury emissions.
Amrutha Gayathri and Sneha Banerjee
July 01, 2015
WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators on Friday will propose a 24 percent cut in carbon emissions for heavy-duty trucks by 2027 from expected 2018 emission levels, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CHICAGO - U.S. environmental regulators are expected within days to propose rules to make trucks more fuel efficient, and trucking industry executives and lobbyists familiar with the process said the rules will probably call for boosting fuel efficiency by 2027 nearly 40 percent from 2010 levels.
BONN, Germany — Delegates from 184 nations are exploring “constructive and creative” solutions to make industrial countries continue reducing greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitments end next year, the top U.N. climate official said Monday.
BRUSSELS — The EU says it will reopen the carbon emissions registry of Lithuania on Wednesday, meaning all 30 countries participating in Europe’s emissions trading system will be back online three months after spot trading was shut down because of a hacker’s attack.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and leading power companies are going before the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to block a global warming lawsuit aimed at forcing cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
AMSTERDAM — The European Union needs to double its efforts to boost energy efficiency in order to cut greenhouse gases, partly by producing better household appliances, renovating public buildings and private homes, and driving improved cars, the EU executive said in a plan adopted Tuesday.
BRUSSELS — Experts called for tighter security in carbon emissions trading Thursday, a day after the European Union was forced to shut down its trading system following the theft of certificates worth up to euro28 million ($38 million) in a spate of computer attacks.
HELSINKI — Emissions cuts pledged by countries in a nonbinding climate accord last year fall short of what’s needed to avoid the worst consequences of global warming, the U.N.’s environment agency said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — In a boost for the president on global warming, the Senate on Thursday rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other big polluters.
The farms and ranches that have over 1,000 head of beef cattle now must report certain chemicals emitted from their animal’s waste to the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, according to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency final rule.
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