US 2nd-largest petroleum refinery to pay more than $5.3M for Clean Air Act violations

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million and spend more than $700 million in new pollution controls that will help protect public health and resolve Clean Air Act violations at its St. Croix, US Virgin Islands refinery. Hovensa LLC became the owner and operator of the former Hess Oil Virgin Islands Corp. The Clean Air Act requires major sources of air pollution to obtain such permits before making changes that would result in a significant emissions increase of any pollutant.

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US EPA awards $50M for clean diesel projects

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $50 million for clean diesel projects. While EPA’s standards significantly reduce emissions from newly manufactured engines, clean diesel projects funded through these grants will work to address the more than 11 million older diesel engines that continue to emit higher levels of harmful pollution. The grant-supported clean diesel projects have cleaned or replaced more than 50,000 vehicles and equipment nationwide.

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Community Partners include Climate Action Reserve , Forth , and Virginia Clean Cities. Scheduled gatherings range from the Virgin Islands EV Association’s EV Rally in St. More Drive Electric Earth Day events than ever before; EVA chapters get funding.

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EPA announces $46M for latest Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding

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Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or promote air quality and clean transportation. The maximum amount of federal funding that may be requested per application varies by Region: Region 1 (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) will accept applications requesting up to $1,000,000 in grant funds.

IMO sets 2020 date for ships to comply with low sulfur fuel oil requirement; 5000 ppm

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Ships may also meet the SO x emission requirements by using approved equivalent methods, such as exhaust gas cleaning systems or “scrubbers”, which “clean” the emissions before they are released into the atmosphere.

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EPA announces availability of $26M for projects to reduce diesel emissions from existing fleet

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $26 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from the US’ existing fleet of diesel engines. Grant funds may be used for clean diesel projects that use: EPA-verified retrofit technologies or certified engine configurations. Virgin Islands): EPA is requesting proposals between $500,000 and $1,800,000.

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