EMISSIONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EMISSIONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238659-68/coal-rules-denver-epa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238659-68/coal-rules-denver-epa.html.csp">Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN ELLIOTT </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and RAY HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T18:53:01.469-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 06:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. The agency is holding hearings this week in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington on President Barack Obama’s plan to cut carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030, with 2005 levels as the starting point. The rules are intended to curb global warming. Coal mines, electric utilities, labor unions, e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582386592014-07-29T18:53:01.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T18:53:01.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:53:01 MDT UTA examining electric bus that recharges in 10 minutes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58233647-90/bus-electric-uta-buses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58233647-90/bus-electric-uta-buses.html.csp">UTA examining electric bus that recharges in 10 minutes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:00:42.75-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority took a close look Monday at a possible way to help clean Wasatch Front air: a zero-emissions electric bus with fast-charging technology that can operate 24/7 without conventional refueling. Proterra brought its new second-generation electric bus for inspection by officials of UTA, Park City Transit and the media. UTA says while it is examining the bus for possible future use, it has not made any purchase commitments. The price tag for the bus is $825,000, compared to a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233647@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:42 MDT Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp">Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newport News, Va. • As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. This fossil fuel trade threatens to undermine President Barack Obama’s strategy for reducing the gases blamed for climate change and reveals a little-discussed side effect of countries acting alone on a global problem. The contribution of thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328312014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232831@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:29:02 MDT Hearing Wednesday on tougher controls on oil refineries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190301-79/refineries-oil-epa-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190301-79/refineries-oil-epa-hearing.html.csp">Hearing Wednesday on tougher controls on oil refineries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Residents of modest neighborhoods near three of the largest oil refineries in California called on the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to crack down on plant emissions, saying the pollution is choking their children and endangering their health. Residents of the oil-rich Wilmington area of Los Angeles were among 15 speakers to address the morning session of an EPA hearing about a proposed rule requiring stricter emission controls and monitoring standards. Several speak...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903012014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190301@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:31:36 MDT Op-ed: Refineries continue to cost Utahns their health http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170863-82/health-eagle-refineries-refinery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170863-82/health-eagle-refineries-refinery.html.csp">Op-ed: Refineries continue to cost Utahns their health</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Moench</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.41-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, a fire broke out at the Silver Eagle refinery and burned for 24 hours. As usually happens, the official assessment from all the relevant government agencies and Silver Eagle, was that “this was no big deal, no one’s health was in jeopardy, everyone move along, nothing to see here.” Never mind that the fumes filled an elementary school downwind, and many of the hundreds of kids started experiencing difficulty breathing, sore throat, nausea and headache. Some of them felt too weak to do ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170863@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Washington Post: Clear rules for clean water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165453-82/epa-clean-act-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165453-82/epa-clean-act-agency.html.csp">Washington Post: Clear rules for clean water</a></h4>