Posts tagged with: particulate matter

EPA proposes pollution rule reversal for heavy-duty trucks

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

TCEQ to hold hearing regarding new batch plant permit

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

Focusing on Solutions at the North American Marine Environment Protection Association Conference

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