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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
April 18, 2013
Members of the European Parliament (MEP) voted Tuesday against a proposal to temporarily freeze an auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission quotas—known as back-loading. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Parliament-votes-against-freezing-carbon-dioxide-quotas_51256.html
March 4, 2013
President Obama this morning formally nominated Gina McCarthy as the next EPA chief. McCarthy, EPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, had been...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Obama-nominates-McCarthy-to-head-EPA_50226.html
February 22, 2013
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Shanghai) has issued guidance mandating that petrochemical and heavy-metal industries join an environmental liability insurance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Report-Chinas-environmental-ministry-to-mandate-environmental-liability-insurance_50021.html
January 7, 2013
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has rejected industry’s request for a full court rehearing of four landmark greenhouse gas (GHG) legal cases dealing with...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Appeals-court-rejects-industry-petition-for-rehearing-in-key-GHG-case_48793.html
December 3, 2012
The European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) has agreed to lend £100 million ($160.3 million) to Johnson Matthey, to finance the company's specialist research into emission...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Investment-Bank-to-finance-R-and-D-for-low-carbon-technologies_48115.html
December 3, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) says it will highlight the important role that products of the global chemical industry play in achieving...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/ICCA-at-Cop-18-highlights-industrys-contribution-to-GHG-reductions_48107.html
November 19, 2012
Chemical industry leaders are hoping that President Obama’s reelection allows lawmakers to set aside partisan disputes and address economic and industry priorities. It is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Assessing-Obamas-second-term_47840.html
November 19, 2012
 The European Commission says it is taking two key steps to address the growing supply-demand imbalance of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances in the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-takes-steps-to-mitigate-surplus-of-CO2-permits_47836.html
November 7, 2012
The European Commission has announced proposals to reduce European Union emissions of fluorinated gases (F-gases) by two-thirds, through 2030, compared with today's levels. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-proposes-major-cuts-in-fluorinated-gas-emissions_47499.html
September 17, 2012
Shell says it has begun work on its Quest project, which it says will be the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Shell-to-Begin-Work-on-Carbon-Capture-Project-in-Canada_46321.html
September 5, 2012
Shell says it has begun work on its Quest project, which it says will be the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Shell-to-Construct-Oil-Sands-CCS-Project-in-Canada_46064.html
July 30, 2012
The European Commission has announced initial proposals to slow the pace at which carbon dioxide (CO2) emission permits are sold under the European Union's (EU) emissions trading...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Commission-Proposes-Curb-on-CO2-Emissions-Auction_45258.html
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