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California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara Coast. The measures call for pipeline operators to use the best spill-control technology, require annual pipeline inspections and require regulators to notify the state Legislature if caustic chemicals...
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EPA board stops Shell's Arctic clean air permits

...contributing to climate change. Shell already has decided to retrofit its drilling ship with the best available emissions control technology at a cost of $25 million, the company has said. The EPA also is requiring that the drilling ship burn ultra low-sulfur...
EPA's new rules to combat climate change is needed because Congress failed

...of greenhouse gases to install the best available control technology at the time they are constructed. The source of...plants and refineries, to install best available control technology, beginning in 2011. These regulations are now...
Critic of U.S. space weaponry to lecture

...request included $23.8 million to fund lasers with anti-satellite capabilities, $15.8 million for space control technologies and $25 million for a hypersonic delivery vehicle, Samson wrote in an April 2004 article for Space News. The...
New rules mostly miss AEL&P's diesel plants

...larger must comply to national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants, also known as maximum achievable control technology standards, according to EPA documents.Since Alaska Electric Light & Power's largest diesel generator is 23MW...
Conservation groups challenge Shell's Arctic air permits

...without an air permit in hand, he said, Shell decided to retrofit its drilling ship with best available emissions control technology at a cost of $25 million. "That upgrade, combined with the use of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel on all of our...
Juneau brings aviation safety to the world

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to take its most modern air traffic control technology nationwide, and eventually worldwide, after having pioneered it in Juneau. The Next Generation Air Transportation System, or...
Regulating carbon one or update an old one. At that point, the agency could demand that the plant use the "best available control technology" (BACT) to limit emissions. Right now, no such BACT exists for coal-fired plants beyond better efficiency...
Some fear enforcing regulations could bring more cuts

...For example, she said, in the air program there was a disagreement recently over whether a new pollution control technology should be installed at a plant. The company said it couldn't be done cost effectively, and the DEC employee...
Carnival to cut pollution from cruise ships

...such equipment. Anyone that has taken a cruise knows that it's tight quarters.Royal Caribbean and Norwegian cruise lines have already agreed to reduce emissions. They too will test out different pollution control technologies.


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