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Emissions

The release of gases, liquids, and/or solids from any process or industry. Liquid emissions are commonly referred to as effluents.
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Nevertheless, we will continue our focus on optimizing system cost, both with regard to engine out emissions and aftertreatment.
For California, the outcome of the case could determine whether it can proceed with sweeping regulations requiring new vehicles sold in the state to cut tailpipe emissions by 30 percent by 2016.
For Japan, one of the biggest challenges to reducing domestic emissions is its abatement cost.
This is approximately 21% of the total diesel PM emissions in the South Coast Air Basin, an area that includes Orange County and portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
In a little-noticed 2003 article in the academic journal Environmental Science and Technology, Professor Jonathan Levy and colleagues from the Harvard School of Public Health reported that emissions from seven coal-fired Southern Co.
The pre-2004 members of the European Union (the EU-15) have developed a "burden sharing agreement" that allocates the reductions needed to lower emissions to the EU-15 Kyoto Protocol target--8% below 1990 emission levels.
For Canada, that means reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to six per cent below 1990 levels by 2012, a commitment on par with those of our major trading partners that signed and ratified the accord.
The link between greenhouse gas emissions and economic prosperity is no different.
These states are New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine, with others likely to be added soon as legislatures discover the benefits of clean emissions laws.

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