Carbon emissions http://wrvo.org en EPA says proposed regulation will do more than clean air http://wrvo.org/post/epa-says-proposed-regulation-will-do-more-clean-air <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon pollution nationwide means a goal of reducing carbon emissions in New York state by more than 40 percent. Judith </span>Enck<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the area's EPA regional administrator, was in Syracuse to discuss how the plan will allow the nation to keep producing energy, while reducing pollution. </span>Enck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the regulation, which is scheduled to start in 2020, isn't just about protecting the environment from air pollution.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:44:38 +0000 Gino Geruntino 58995 at http://wrvo.org EPA says proposed regulation will do more than clean air Syracuse University and Harvard release carbon pollution study http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-university-and-harvard-release-carbon-pollution-study <p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 11:29:27 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56512 at http://wrvo.org Study finds limiting sprawl could reduce carbon emissions http://wrvo.org/post/study-finds-limiting-sprawl-could-reduce-carbon-emissions <p>Scaling back urban sprawl could reduce carbon emissions released by communities throughout the Northeast, according to research done in part by New York scientists and engineers.</p><p>The study is by Hubbard Brooks Research Foundation and focused on nine counties, including Tompkins County in New York.</p><p>It found that a reduction in sprawl limits emissions from the first step of development onward by preventing the release of the carbon in vegetation when land is first cleared.</p><p>&quot;So if you can work on redeveloping previously developed land, and think about land development smartly to try and minimize disturbance, that&rsquo;s greatly going to reduce the carbon footprint,&quot; says Syracuse University professor Charles Driscoll, who co-wrote the study.</p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:01:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 17960 at http://wrvo.org Study finds limiting sprawl could reduce carbon emissions