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Nevada Cement Co to reduce emissions, upgrade pollution controls

15 May 2017, Published under Cement News

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Nevada Cement Company to install new air pollution control technology at its Nevada facility and replace a heavy-duty diesel truck and a diesel railcar mover at the facility with clean emissions vehicles. Today’s agreement improves Nevada Cement’s compliance with federal clean air laws and resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. The upgrade will reduce NOx emissions by approximately 1140tpa. “This settlement w...

USA EPA: cement CO2 emission rose 9.4% in 2012

17 April 2014, Published under Cement News

CO 2 emissions from US cement plants increased 9.4 per cent to 35.051Mt in 2012 from 32.010Mt the previous year, according to the ‘Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Sinks, 1990-2012, published by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on 15 April 2014. Clinker production rose some 10 per cent YoY to 67.784Mt during the period. However, all US cement plants operated at below-capacity levels and two works were formally closed. The cement industry is the second-largest source...