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  • Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail proposed nitrogen oxides limits

    Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail proposed nitrogen oxides limits
    Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail to meet a tougher standard for smog-forming nitrogen oxides proposed Monday by the Obama administration. The more stringent limit is intended to help protect people who suffer from asthma and other...
  • As Foreclosures Grow, Cities, Eastern Towns Hardest Hit

    Shirley Reimann powers up her computer most mornings at the social services agency she supervises in Killingly and immediately runs a Google search: Windham County foreclosures. What she sees has her worried. The number of houses and condominiums for...
  • Durbin: D.C. battles may ax Metra pollution cleanup

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin today warned that budget battles in the nation’s capital could thwart Metra’s efforts to clean up toxic diesel pollution breathed every day by hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area commuters. The 2011 spending bill...
  • Catalina Flyer looking for substitute

    Catalina Flyer looking for substitute
    NEWPORT BEACH — The Catalina Flyer, a popular 500-passenger catamaran that makes daily trips to Santa Catalina Island from the Balboa Pavilion, may halt operations for a few months to buy and install a new engine that complies with a state...
  • LANTA hybrid buses hit the road in the Lehigh Valley

    LANTA hybrid buses hit the road in the Lehigh Valley
    Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority officials considered acquiring diesel-electric hybrid buses in earnest in 2007 and 2008, when crude-oil prices topped $100 per barrel, pushing the cost of diesel fuel for the agency's buses from $2.15 to $3....
  • Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot

    Metra riders subjected to high amounts of diesel soot
    Day after day, thousands of commuters are breathing high levels of toxic diesel pollution trapped in Chicago's two major rail stations and even inside the trains they ride, a Tribune investigation has found. Testing by the newspaper found the amount of...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...
  • Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car

    Fuel 101: Know what you put in your car
    Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide. Gasoline Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
  • A Green Car for Every Driver

    A Green Car for Every Driver
    Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
  • Ways We're Using Less Oil

    Ways We're Using Less Oil
    Sure, the prices of crude oil -- and gasoline at the pump -- are through the roof, denting everyone’s pocketbook. TV pundits talk grimly about the nation’s overdependence on oil from politically shaky parts of the world, including the Middle...
  • Garbage, sawdust and hemp may fuel your car one day

    Garbage, sawdust and hemp may fuel your car one day
    Fueling up your car may one day be as easy as cleaning out the refrigerator or taking out the trash, according to Edmunds.com. Here's a list of some of the innovations in alternative fuels being researched: • Garbage: Waste Management Inc. is...