particulate matter emissions

Kentucky Utilities Must Spend $140M on Clean Air Settlement

Kentucky Utilities Must Spend $140M on Clean Air Settlement

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, February 3, 2009 (ENS) – Back in 1997, Kentucky Utilities modified the largest coal-fired electrical generating unit at its E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County, Kentucky without installing required pollution control equipment or complying with applicable emission limits. These alleged violations of the Clean Air Act allowed the company to increase the…

Texas PTA Partners With Government for Cleaner School Buses

Texas PTA Partners With Government for Cleaner School Buses

AUSTIN, Texas, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – With school days on the horizon, The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Parent Teacher Association said today that they will work together to distribute funding to clean the air and protect school children from harmful particulate matter by retrofitting school buses. The funding will come…

Cleaner Trucks and Buses to Roll Across Europe

Cleaner Trucks and Buses to Roll Across Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 27, 2007 (ENS) – Emissions of nitrogen oxides and particulate matter from European trucks and buses will be sharply curtailed by new regulations proposed Friday by the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The new standard will contribute to an improvement of air quality in Europe, the commission said…