Last week, the EPA moved to repeal Obama-era limits on air pollution from heavy-duty trucks with older engines. The initial rules sought to reduce several air pollutants, including tiny particles and greenhouse-gas emissions linked to climate change. These “glider trucks” contribute heavily to air pollution in the Houston area and across the country, filling the
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Air Alliance Houston is encouraging Houstonians to share their concerns and comments about a proposed concrete batch plant in south Houston at a Nov. 13 public hearing. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a hearing on Locke Investments LLC’s application for an air quality permit that would allow construction of a concrete batch
Last Thursday, I attended the North American Marine Environment Protection Association Conference in Deer Park, Texas, where largely industry professionals converged to discuss how industry can approach the regulatory changes they face, from a the 0.5% sulfur cap on fuels that is currently being rolled out to ballast water management to strategies for reducing emissions and dealing with
Pasadena Refining is a ticking time bomb. Will 2017 be the year it finally goes off?