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Regulator Takes Action Against Nissan, Porsche over False Emissions Info

Regulator Takes Action Against Nissan, Porsche over False Emissions Info

SEJONG, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s antitrust regulator said Sunday it has decided to order Nissan Motor Corp., Porsche AG and their two Korean units to take corrective steps for falsified information over gas emissions of their diesel cars. Nissan Motor, Nissan Korea, Porsche and Porsche Korea are alleged to have stated false [...]

Carbon Dioxide Density Hits Record High Despite COVID-19 Emissions Reductions

Carbon Dioxide Density Hits Record High Despite COVID-19 Emissions Reductions

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite the decrease in greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the outbreak of the coronavirus, the density of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere above the Korean Peninsula has exceeded its previous high. According to a report released on Thursday by the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), the density of carbon [...]

Small Businesses Required to Install IoT Measuring Devices for Gas Emissions

Small Businesses Required to Install IoT Measuring Devices for Gas Emissions

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment announced Wednesday the introduction of a new bill that will require Internet of Things (IoT) measuring devices to be installed at sites of major greenhouse gas emissions. Once the bill takes effect, businesses categorized as sites of smaller amounts of greenhouse gas emissions (Types 4 [...]

Hyundai Steel Develops New Gas Valve to Block Harmful Emissions

Hyundai Steel Develops New Gas Valve to Block Harmful Emissions

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Steel Co., South Korea’s No. 2 steelmaker, has developed the world’s first technology to fully block air pollutants emitted from blast furnaces, successfully introducing them to the actual steelmaking process. The company said Tuesday it had installed clean gas valves for furnace shutdowns or re-feeding hot blasts to [...]

Seoul City Program Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 247,000 Tons

Seoul City Program Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 247,000 Tons

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Thursday its energy saving program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by over 247,000 tons from April through September. Members of Seoul’s “Eco-Mileage” program reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 247,137 tons, up 70 percent from the same period last year, creating the same effect as planting [...]

Korean Shipbuilders Tipped to Bask in More Orders Next Year on Tough Regulations

Korean Shipbuilders Tipped to Bask in More Orders Next Year on Tough Regulations

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipyards are likely to win more orders next year as toughened environment regulations may prod clients to resort to local shipbuilders, which have a competitive edge in eco-friendly vessels, a report said Tuesday. Their combined new orders are estimated at 10 million compensated gross tons (CGTs) worth [...]