Category Archives: Emissions

Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach Record High

Global warming has been on the rise due to the increasing release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.  The main driver in global warming is human industrial activity that causes the release of these greenhouse gases. As global temperatures rise, … Continue reading

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DEP Links Fracking to Seismic Disturbances

Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection released an official report investigating seismic events in Lawrence County on April 25-26, 2016 and their connection to nearby fracking sites operated by Hilcorp Energy Company. The report found that the earthquakes … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Measurement

How could we accurately measure changes in anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2), if a global treaty mandated specific reductions?  A group of scientists from Harvard University and the University of Utah have recently developed a new strategy for calculating the changes … Continue reading

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Electronic GHG Reporting Tool Launched by the EPA

In October of 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule, 40 CFR Part 98.  The rule required any facilities that emit 25,000 metric tons or more per year of greenhouse gases to submit … Continue reading

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First Ever Fuel Standards for Heavy Trucks and Buses

Just a few weeks ago, the Obama administration announced a new fuel efficiency standard for cars and light duty trucks that will increase fuel economy to 54.5 mpg by the year 2025.  On Tuesday, the White House announced the first … Continue reading

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PA Emission Inventory

Each year, the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Quality (BAQ) processes approximately 1,200 Annual Emission Statement (AES) reports. The AES contains operating schedules, throughputs, and emission estimates to calculate air emissions from industrial sources. The Annual Emission … Continue reading

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EES Recent News – July 2009

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: … Continue reading

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New Surface Coating Regulations – Are You Up To Date?

Are You or Your Vendors Affected by NESHAPs for Surface Coating and Metal Finishing? by Trish Carney The U.S. EPA passed two new Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) rules last year regarding painting and paint stripping plus metal fabrication and finishing … Continue reading

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EES Recent News – October 2008

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: … Continue reading

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EPA Fuel Economy Guide

Car Shoppers Can Save Money and Time with 2009 Fuel Economy Guide (U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C. – Oct. 15, 2008) To help consumers make well-informed choices when purchasing new vehicles, EPA and the Department of Energy (DOE) have unveiled the … Continue reading

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