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April 22, 2014
The European Commission says that it has requested Germany to fully transpose the requirements of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) into national law. EU ETS is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Commission-asks-Germany-to-fully-implement-EU-emissions-trading-system_60463.html
April 22, 2014
The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the European Union's Court of Justice for failing to notify the commission about what penalties have been put in place in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Commission-refers-Poland-to-court-for-failure-to-comply-with-laws-on-F-gases_60459.html
March 20, 2014
The number of carbon dioxide emission permits to be auctioned within the European Union’s emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) will be reduced by 400 million during 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-ETS-Repairs-underway_59690.html
March 17, 2014
The European Commission says it welcomes the European Parliament’s recent approval of the commission’s proposal to significantly reduce emissions of fluorinated gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Commission-welcomes-European-Parliaments-vote-on-F-gases_59617.html
March 13, 2014
The European Parliament has approved draft rules that would lead to a ban on the use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases in air-conditioners and refrigerators by 2020–2025...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Parliament-approves-measures-to-ban-F-gases_59538.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
February 3, 2014
Honeywell announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva, Switzerland), a scientific body established by the United Nations, confirmed that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/UN-climate-panel-confirms-low-global-warming-potential-of-HFO-1234yf_58511.html
January 9, 2014
Member states of the European Union have voted to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon dioxide emission allowances under the EU's emissions trading system (EU ETS), a move that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Union-agrees-to-postpone-sale-of-carbon-emission-allowances_57829.html
December 5, 2013
ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley yesterday outlined a number of key policy issues, including an overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), a comprehensive energy policy, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/TSCA-reform-energy-policy-top-ACCs-agenda_57107.html
November 19, 2013
Cabot announced today that it will pay a civil fine and add emission control technology to three of its US carbon black manufacturing sites as part of an agreement with EPA over...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Cabot-to-invest-$85-million-in-emission-control-technology_56790.html
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has proposed the legislation necessary for the European Union to formally ratify the second commitment period (2013–2020) of the Kyoto Protocol on climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Commission-proposes-ratification-of-second-phase-of-Kyoto-Protocol_56517.html
October 29, 2013
Energy and Power Subcommittee chairman Ed Whitfield (R., KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D., WV) today unveiled draft legislation designed to rein in EPA efforts to restrict greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Bipartisan-bill-seeks-to-block-EPA-limits-on-power-plant-GHG-emissions_56287.html
October 17, 2013
The European Commission says it has opened an antitrust investigation into agreements between Honeywell and DuPont for the development of a new refrigerant for air conditioning systems...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Targets-DuPont-Honeywell-in-Refrigerant-Probe_39905.html
October 15, 2013
The US Supreme Court announced today that it will hear six cases concerning whether or not EPA has overextended its authority under the Clean Air Act (CAA) by attempting to regulate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Supreme-Court-agrees-to-review-EPA-GHG-rules_55947.html
October 11, 2013
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has filed a lawsuit with the District of Columbia's circuit court, challenging EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/API-files-lawsuit-against-EPAs-2013-Renewable-Fuel-Standard-requirements_55886.html
September 20, 2013
EPA today proposed strict carbon emissions standards for new power plants, spurring criticism from industry groups who accuse the agency of overreaching its authority under the Clean...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EPA-releases-draft-limits-on-power-plant-carbon-emissions_55339.html
June 20, 2013
Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and dust from electricity-generating large combustion plants (LCPs) in the European Union have fallen since 2004, the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Environment-Agency-reports-on-emissions-from-power-plants_52836.html
April 19, 2013
A consortium of industry groups including ACC and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers filed a joint petition yesterday seeking a US Supreme Court review of a lower...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Industry-groups-petition-for-Supreme-Court-review-of-EPA-Clean-Air-Act-provisions_51310.html
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