EEB calls for the end of mercury use in chlorine
- Mercury emission from crematories in Japan. Takaoka, M.; Oshita, K.; Takeda, N.; Morisawa, S. // Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p3665
Anthropogenic sources of mercury emissions have a significant impact on global pollution. Therefore, finding uncharacterised sources and assessing the emissions from these sources are important. However, limited data are available worldwide on mercury emissions from crematories. In Japan, 99.9%...
- Scrapping IED flexibility raises concerns in EU. Marzec-Manser, Tomas // ICIS Chemical Business;4/26/2010, Vol. 277 Issue 15, p41
The article reports that the elimination of the transitional national plan (TNP) and the limited lifetime derogation article designed to aid the implementation of the industrial emissions directive (IED) for large combustion plants may pose detrimental concerns in the European Union (EU).
- FTIR burns bright for monitoring of emissions. Oele, Henk; Clifford, Dave // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Sep2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p26
The article looks at the capabilities of Fourier transform infrared systems (FTIR) as a method for multi-component gas analysis. Directive 2000/76/CE was introduced by the European Union to prevent or limit the negative effects on the environment of emissions from incineration plants. It also...
- MERCURY RISING. Wood, Catherine // Corporate Knights Magazine;Oct2006, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p31
The article reports on the rate of mercury used in Canada despite its toxicity and the availability of alternatives for almost all uses. It cites the effort of Canada to decrease its mercury emissions. It mentions the announcement by the federal government to protect the health of Canadians by...
- EU capped carbon emissions fell 1.4 percent in 2012. // Chemical Business;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p22
This article reports on the decline of emissions from power plants and factories covered by the European Union's carbon market in 2012.
- In close up: UK compliance with the EU ETS. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Feb2012, Issue 445, p68
The article discusses the results of an analysis of Great Britain's compliance with the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), from 2008 to 2010, with six sectors producing 95 percent of emissions, including power stations, oil and gas production and refining and transmission.
- Edinburgh LEZ one option for consideration. // Motor Transport;1/21/2013, p3
The article presents information on introduction of a low emission zone (LEZ) in Edinburgh, Scotland by the European Union.
- India Joins US, Others Against EU's ETS. // India -- West;8/10/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 38, pB4
The article informs that India has decided to join the U.S. and 15 other countries in opposing the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) of the European Union (EU) and highlights that the scheme requires carriers flying to or from Europe to reduce their carbon emissions.
- EU to legislate on economy figures. // Auto Express;9/3/2014, Issue 1335, p26
The article talks about a draft legislation being prepared by European Union's (EU) regulators that will require vehicle emissions and economy tests to be done on public roads rather than in laboratories, and mentions a research by EU in 2013 which showed lower carbon-dioxide in laboratories.