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Investigation underway to reduce steel manufacture emissions

25 March, 2019

CO2CRC has been awarded funding to conduct important research into reducing greenhouse gas emissions in steel production.


Emerson Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer

21 March, 2019

Emerson presents the Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer, a purpose-built quantum cascade laser and tunable diode laser analyser.


Next step to understanding stored carbon dioxide

14 March, 2019

Construction of two shallow observation wells has been successfully completed as part of a new carbon capture and storage project.


Researchers turn carbon dioxide back into coal

04 March, 2019 by Gosia Kaszubska

Researchers have used liquid metals to turn CO2 back into solid coal, in a breakthrough that could transform our approach to carbon capture and storage.


Australia's poor most exposed to polluting facilities

16 November, 2018

The Australian Conservation Foundation has revealed that 90% of polluting facilities are in postcodes with low–middle weekly household incomes.


Pollution control company prepares to list on the ASX

04 December, 2017

Pollution control company Carbonxt is on a mission to make coal-fired power stations cleaner, utilising clean technology that is already being used by power stations and utilities in the United States.


Oslo briefly banned diesel cars this week

19 January, 2017 by Lauren Davis

Oslo City Council this week instigated a temporary ban on diesel cars in the centre of Norway's capital, in response to rising air pollution.


ACCC takes Volkswagen to court

01 September, 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Volkswagen, alleging the company engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct, made false or misleading representations and engaged in conduct liable to mislead the public in relation to diesel vehicle emission claims.


Can improved agricultural practices help combat climate change?

13 April, 2016

Agricultural emissions are set to rise substantially in the next two decades, especially in developing countries. However, authors of a research study published in the UK have projected that there is significant potential for the agricultural sector to provide relatively low-cost opportunities for reducing GHG emissions by 2030.


Oxygen level can affect coal ash contamination

13 April, 2016

Duke University researchers have led a study demonstrating that the level of oxygen in a coal ash disposal site can greatly affect how much toxic selenium and arsenic can be leached from the system.


Hazelwood owners charged by EPA

17 March, 2016

The Victorian Environment Protection Authority has charged the operators of the Hazelwood coalmine and power plant for the 2014 mine fire that cost the state over $100 million.


Emissions standards and free trade — the good, the bad and the ugly

16 November, 2015

The effectiveness of emissions monitoring has been brought into focus by two recent events: the VW emissions scandal and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).


Urban forests help clear the air

12 November, 2015

The City of Sydney's plans to increase tree canopy by 50% could have a bigger impact on reducing air pollution than a reduction in traffic, according to researchers.


Green Domes to manage sewer odours

12 August, 2015

Yarra Valley Water is trialling new technology, called a Green Dome, to help reduce the impact on customers in areas where sewer odours have previously been a problem.


PCME STACKFL∅W 400 flue gas flow measurement system

29 June, 2015

The PCME STACKFL∅W 400 is a flue gas flow measurement system designed to continuously monitor releases from industrial sources.


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