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New Legislation Establishes Emissions Restrictions for Diesel Locomotives

New Legislation Establishes Emissions Restrictions for Diesel Locomotives

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – On October 19, the Ministry of Environment issued a statement outlining planned revisions to the Clean Air Conservation Act that would extend emissions standards for manufactured cars to diesel engine locomotives. Provided the revisions are passed in the National Assembly, this would mark the first piece of legislation regulating [...]

Commercial for LG A9 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Viewed Over 3 Million Times

Commercial for LG A9 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Viewed Over 3 Million Times

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The commercial for LG’s new cordless vacuum cleaner, the ‘Cord Zero A9’, has proven a marketing success, hitting over three million views, the company said on Friday. The commercial released late last month for the new cordless vacuum has attracted over three million views only three weeks after it was [...]

Chonbuk National University to Build Traditional Korean Campus Entrance

Chonbuk National University to Build Traditional Korean Campus Entrance

JEONJU, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Chonbuk National University announced on Wednesday it is building a new traditional Korean building, which will accommodate a training center as well as serve as an entrance to the university campus. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 7 billion won construction project took place on Wednesday, with the university pledging [...]

KEPCO Completes Construction of Demonstration Plant that Separates 90 Percent of Carbon Dioxide from Emissions

KEPCO Completes Construction of Demonstration Plant that Separates 90 Percent of Carbon Dioxide from Emissions

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – KEPCO (Korea Electric Power Corporation) announced on October 16 that it had held a commemorative ceremony for the successful construction of a one-megawatt demonstration plant capable of separating up to 90 percent of carbon dioxide from emissions. The plant is located at a thermal power station of the Korea [...]

U.S. Request to Ease Biocide Regulation Upsets Toxic Humidifier Victims

U.S. Request to Ease Biocide Regulation Upsets Toxic Humidifier Victims

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Families of the victims of the South Korean toxic humidifier disinfectant scandal, accompanied by a local environmental organization, joined hands in denouncing the U.S. government on October 16. They protested an American request to the South Korean government asking for regulations on CMIT and MIT – the major chemical [...]