ABB Turbocharging placing special emphasis on service needs of cruise ships

With the November 2009 opening of new service station facilities in Oslo, Norway, ABB Turbocharging took the latest step in its strategy to extend its global aftermarket presence. Within this strategy the Baden, Switzerland-based turbocharger specialist is selectively strengthening its geographic coverage, and by expanding its presence and offering in the Baltic and connected seaways, […]

Rules adopted by the California Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday will force 19 coastal power plants

Rules adopted by the California Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday will force 19 coastal power plants—including two nuclear plants—in that state to phase out “once-through cooling” practices to reduce their impact on marine life. The new rules—the first in the U.S. to restrict ocean water use for existing power plants—could have widespread implications, including […]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed two landmark rules this past week

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed two landmark rules this past week: Last Friday it released regulations that seek to govern mercury emissions from some 200,000 industrial boiler process heaters and solid waste incinerators, and on Tuesday it issued a long-awaited proposal to regulate coal ash—though it deferred a decision on whether to treat it […]