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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...
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

     
    I???m relieved because I just figured something out. Jeep is getting better fuel efficiency from its SUVs with its turbo-diesel V-6 engine. In the past, I???ve likened its environmental efforts to my son???s feelings about any green vegetable — a...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    At Ask.cars.com, find out which SUVs have seven seats, including second-row bucket seats, for less than $33,000. At PickupTrucks.com, learn about the 10-year anniversary of GM???s Duramax diesel engine. Finally, check out MotherProof.com and weigh in on...
  • Your Tax Dollars at Work: Argonne Lab's Diesel Research

     
    The U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......