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  • Waste cooking oil is converted to biodiesel at Ecology Pest Control, Inc.
    Recycling used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel
    Turning waste cooking oil into biodiesel can benefit the environment.The EPA has not yet approved modified diesel engines that run on waste cooking oil, but it has approved biodiesel fuel made from waste cooking oil for use in regular diesel...
  •  Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
    Feds force emissions limits on six AZ plants to reduce haze at national parks
    Six industrial facilities in Arizona will face new emissions limits imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to reduce haze at 12 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.The six industrial plants include...
  • Confusing fuel consumption
    How carmakers use less fuel to reduce emissions
    On the road to marketing the next alternative transportation model after the last ‘new and improved’ version, every automaker is working to reduce fuel consumption in various ways.The most noticeable methods are engines with less...
  • EPA to announce plan to cut power plant carbon by 30 percent
    EPA to announce plan to cut power plant carbon by 30 percent
    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration, on Monday, plans to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, as one of the significant actions made to address global warming in U.S. history.The rule is expected to take...
  • Air pollution by car
    Proposed standards to reduce air pollution - America is still waiting
    Cars and light trucks are one of the biggest sources of air pollution in America—but we have a chance to dramatically slash dangerous tailpipe pollution in a way applauded by environmentalists and automakers alike, according to Heather...
  • Barack Obama
    Obama to impose strangling standards for power plant CO2
    President Obama will soon propose imposing standards on CO2 emissions. According to The New York Times, Obama points to power plants as his targets, turning the aim of current harassments toward the energy sector instead of private emails and...
  • Off Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation
    Old off road trucks near finished in California
    Grinding an old off road truck in a company fleet to the ground, however unclean the emissions, will not get done on the job in the near future in California. The California Air Resources Board is identifying the old trucks in the fleet that have...
  • Who contributes the most air pollution in the Valley - five surprising answers
    Who contributes the most air pollution in the Valley - five surprising answers
    Those of us who live in Bakersfield, Kern County, and elsewhere in the San Joaquin Valley may not agree on everything, but, one thing we all seem to agree on is that the quality of the air that we breathe everyday is bad - real bad.What many...
  • New Zealand won't sign 1997 Kyoto extension agreement
    New Zealand won't sign 1997 Kyoto extension agreement
    Sunday, New Zealand officially switched to a U.S. - like stance concerning the 1997 Kyoto global emissions agreement that mostly holds developed countries responsible for emissions control. It won't sign an extension.The outdated environmental...
  • Salem Harbor Power Station
    Massachusetts needs real power generation after all
    Back in March of this year I wrote an article regarding the Salem Harbor Power Station and a proposed wind turbine.I received an appreciated passionate comment in favor of shutting the plant down and constructing the wind turbine.Here is part of...
  • Are carbon emission taxes a green move?
    Are carbon emission taxes a green move?
    Many analysts have suggested shifting taxes away from income and onto carbon emissions for the environment and less government interference in the economy.A carbon emissions tax is imposedon the carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels...
  • EarthPulseDaily
    Bipartisan agreement in Congress: Let's hear about climate
    Hearings on the topic of climate science in the United States Congress is long overdue. The American Congress has been and still is paralyzed on how to regulate corporate emissions and protect its citizens from dangerous toxins that contaminate...
  • Peat
    Extreme weather and climate change: a frightening cycle
    In recent years, climate change has been a primary contributor to many extreme weather conditions including rising temperatures and higher frequency natural disasters. Recently, though, researchers from the University of Leicester in England have...
  • Year 2012 in review: Hard work ahead as environment heats up for EPA
    Year 2012 in review: Hard work ahead as environment heats up for EPA
    This year started out with calls from the field of Republican presidential candidates to throw out the Environmental Protection Agency and turn back the clock on decades of pollution control regulations that have led to the cleaner air and water...
  • St Mary's Cement
    CO2-consuming algae makes cement manufacturer green
    Ontario-based Pond Biofuels Inc. is piloting a unique algae production system at St. Mary’s Cement with support of the Ontario government. According to Pond Biofuels, the new system will reduce greenhouse gases by absorbing dirty smokestack...