Tag: GHG emission

EPA finalizes GHG standards for certain new commercial airplanes

EPA finalizes GHG standards for certain new commercial airplanes

January 3, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized greenhouse gas emission standards that apply to certain new commercial airplanes, including all large passenger jets. These standards match the international airplane CO2 standards adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization in 2017. This action implements EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act and maintains the […]

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USDA study says corn-based ethanol reduces GHG emission 39%

USDA study says corn-based ethanol reduces GHG emission 39%

April 2, 2019 |

In Washington, a new study released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) finds greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline. The study also states that when ethanol is refined at natural gas-powered refineries, the greenhouse gas emissions are even lower, around 43 percent below gasoline. The study, led […]

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