Cement News tagged: Environmental

State lung unit joins foes of proposed cement plant

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Citing concerns about air quality, the American Lung Association of New York State Wednesday joined the coalition fighting St. Lawrence Cement’s plans to build a cement plant in Columbia County.

Energy Panel Chief Pushes EPA

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

United States: The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee recently demanded a private meeting with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt to press one point: He wants

Shandong to issue dust emission standards

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

China Shandong: At present, Shandong’s cement industrial dust emission volume has around a 70% share in its total industrial dust emission volume. Accordingly, it will be designed to issue a loc

Judge gives go ahead for tyre burning fight

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Campaigners have been given the go-ahead to fight the UK Environment Agency’s controversial decision on tyre burning in the High Court. A judge gave a green light to the case, which will discus

Town gets toxic waste burn

Town gets toxic waste burn

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

A controversial plan to burn a variety of waste solvents at a UK Wiltshire cement works looked certain to go ahead last night after the Government ruled out holding a public inquiry into the trial. L

New technology for cement

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Scientists at the US Department of Energy¹s Brookhaven National Laboratory have helped develop a new technology that converts material dredged from the bottoms of harbors and waterways into a substanc

Cement plant applies for state grant

Cement plant applies for state grant

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Quick off the mark, The Holcim cement plant in Ellis County, Fort Worth has applied for a state grant to install experimental pollution control equipment and determine whether it helps reduce ozone-fo

State regulators considering aid for cement kilns

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

State funds could be available for use by some cement kiln operators to reduce air pollution if their plants are included in a federal non attainment area with Dallas and Fort Worth. A Texas Commissio

Hebridean superquarry plan finally buried

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Plans to create Britain’s biggest quarry were scrapped yesterday, marking the end of Scotland’s longest-running planning dispute. The cement manufacturer Lafarge Aggregates said that it w

Thai authorities to get tough

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

After decades of failing to curb the dust from rock quarries and cement plants which blankets many parts of Saraburi province in a haze, the Pollution Control Department is planning tough new action.

UK – Environment Agency seeks views substitute fuel regulations

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The UK Environment Agency has launched a consultation to seek views on proposed revisions to the way it regulates the use of substitute fuels in cement and lime production.

Jordan – No decision on petcoke use yet

28 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Minister of Environment Alia Bouran has denied reports that the government will allow Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) to use petcoke in its cement production process.

USA – Public comments due for Holcim’s Ste Genevieve plan

27 March 2004, Published under Cement News

On Monday, 30 March, local area residents will be able to comment on Holcim’s plan to build a 4.4Mt cement plant in Ste Genevieve County. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold public

UK – Greenhouse gas levels still increasing

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

As more coal was burned in power stations and electricity imports from the continent fell, the Scotland increased its carbon emissions by 1.5 per cent between 2002 and 2003. However, UK levels remaine

Europe – Saving energy-intensive industry billions

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Next month, the European Union (EU) is expected to approve the “linking directive”, an amendment to its emissions trading scheme (ETS) that has the potential to save energy intensive industries billio

Plan to combat pollution rewards the ’dirty’

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

An Irish government scheme to combat global warming is self-defeating because it rewards "dirty firms" and encourages them to stay in business, an Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) publica