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Emission Testing and Monitoring

By |May 9th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emission Testing and Monitoring

Presented in Track B4: EMISSION TESTING & MONITORING
at EUEC 2011, January 31 Phoenix, Arizona

B4.1  | Update on PM2.5 and Condensable Particulate Matter Emissions Measurement Methods

Larry Hottenstein |  Partner, Environmental Resources Management

Following the promulgation of the PM2.5 implementation rule, U.S. EPA proposed test methods for the measurement of stack emissions of Particulate Matter less than 2.5 […]

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Continous Emission Monitoring (CEMs)

By |April 24th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Continous Emission Monitoring (CEMs)

Presented in Track B1: CEMs at EUEC 2011,January 31 Phoenix, Arizona

B1.1  | Particulate CEM for wet FGD plant

William Averdieck |  Managing Director, PCME Ltd

The use of Particulate CEMS after Wet Flue Gas Desulpherisation (FGD) plant has new relevance in North America due to the low levels (typically 1- 5mg/m3 of submicron particulate)and the presense […]

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US Climate Policy

By |April 19th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on US Climate Policy

Presented in Track D, at EUEC 2011, January 31, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona

 

D1.1   The Fight for Climate Action Continues…the Outlook for Alternative Approaches

 Linda Whelan, Senior Director, Energy & Environment Policy, Dynegy

 Passage of a federal climate bill before 2013 is now unlikely. The emphasis now switches to increasing pressure for GHG reductions thru other […]

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Regulatory Update for Electric Utilities in 2011

By |March 18th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regulatory Update for Electric Utilities in 2011

A1.1 Air Quality Regulatory Challenges for Power Generators in 2011
John Kinsman, Senior Director Environment, Edison Electric Institute
This presentation will address air quality legislative and regulatory challenges for electric power generators in 2011, focusing upon NAAQS, hazardous air pollutants and greenhouse gases.

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A1.2 Clean Air Act Aback
Peter Belmonte, Partner, ERM
Now that EPA propsed the Transport Rule to […]

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US EPA’S GINA MCCARTHY ADDRESS: NEW REGULATIONS OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM POWER PLANTS AND OIL REFINERIES

By |February 28th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on US EPA’S GINA MCCARTHY ADDRESS: NEW REGULATIONS OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM POWER PLANTS AND OIL REFINERIES

PHOENIX, AZ – February 1, 2011 – Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation , was the keynote speaker during the plenary session of EUEC 2011, the USA’s largest energy, utility and environment conference held at the Phoenix Convention Center from January 31 through February 2, 2011. […]

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EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations for Power Plants & Oil Refineries

By |January 13th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations for Power Plants & Oil Refineries

On December 23, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a two-year plan to set greenhouse gas emissions standards under the Clean Air Act for power plants and oil refineries. The U.S. EPA is scheduled to issue proposed regulations for power plants by July 26, 2011 and final regulations by May 26, 2012. Gina McCarthy, […]

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The Fight for Climate Action Continues…the Outlook for Alternative Approaches.

By |October 10th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Fight for Climate Action Continues…the Outlook for Alternative Approaches.

Linda Whelan, Dynegy

Passage of a federal climate bill before 2013 is now unlikely. The emphasis now switches to increasing pressure for GHG reductions thru other avenues. But these alternatives also face challenges and uncertainties: (1) EPA regulatory efforts. EPA is going full-throttle with its Endangerment Finding, Motor Vehicle Rule, and Tailoring Rule. Next up: FIPs, […]

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Oh What a Difference A Year Makes: Climate Change Legislation 2009-2010.

By |October 10th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oh What a Difference A Year Makes: Climate Change Legislation 2009-2010.

Joseph Stanko, Hunton & Williams, LLP

The new Democrat House Energy & Commerce Committee leadership, introduced a comprehensive climate change legislation in the Spring of 2009. The Waxman-Markey bill certainly was far-reaching, covering nearly every sector of the economy. Its release triggered a firestorm of activity, and after concessions and compromises, the bill narrowly passed the […]

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US GHG Regulation – Now What?

By |October 10th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on US GHG Regulation – Now What?

Joel Bluestein, ICF International

With Federal GHG legislation apparently on hold for the near term, the focus shifts to Federal regulation under the Clean Air Act and regional activities. How will these actions play out and what do they mean for large emitters? How should companies plan for near-term compliance while positioning themselvers for possible subsequent […]

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Why “Cap-and-Trade” GHG Legislation Failed in the U.S. and What to Do About It

By |October 10th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why “Cap-and-Trade” GHG Legislation Failed in the U.S. and What to Do About It

Andy Van Horn, Van Horn Consulting

After the November elections and the December 2010 Cancun COP16, U.S. states and Congress will re-examine legislative goals and mechanisms that made “cap-and-trade” a successful framework for SO2 and NOx reduction in the U.S. and the model for the European Union Emission Trading Scheme. Distrust of markets, overly complex regulatory […]