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A guide to greening heavy industries steps into the spotlight

A guide to greening heavy industries steps into the spotlight

A new book offers insights into transitioning heavy industry toward near-zero emissions, amid a push for cleaner manufacturing processes supported by the Biden administration.

Dan Gearino reports for Inside Climate News.

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Steel mills face a lighter pollution cutback after intervention by Rust Belt senators

Steel mills face a lighter pollution cutback after intervention by Rust Belt senators

A group of Democratic senators from the Rust Belt challenged planned Environmental Protection Agency steel mill rules, citing concerns over American manufacturing's future.

Lylla Younes reports for Grist.

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Rewriting the steel industry's future with hydrogen

Hydrogen is being tested as a revolutionary, clean energy source for steel production, marking a significant shift toward decarbonization in the industry.

Brian Dabbs reports for E&E News.

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Clairton's ongoing battle for cleaner air in the shadow of a steel giant

In Clairton, Pennsylvania, a fierce debate rages over the environmental impact of the nation's largest coke plant, highlighting a clash between public health concerns and industrial interests.

Kiley Bense reports for Inside Climate News.

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Ohio steel company cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly a third

Ohio-based Cleveland-Cliffs’ success in beating its goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its U.S. iron and steel operations won recognition from the Department of Energy last month.

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Steel industry pivoting to electric furnaces, analysis shows

The global steel industry is slowly embracing electric-arc furnaces, a cleaner alternative to the blast furnaces typically used to make steel, as detailed in a new report.

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Report: Pennsylvania ranked fourth nationally in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020

Pennsylvania ranked fourth in the nation in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020, with just 12 facilities making up nearly one-fifth of the commonwealth’s total pollution, according to a new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center.

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