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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Vernon battery recycler cited by EPA for excessive lead emissions

    Vernon battery recycler cited by EPA for excessive lead emissions
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week accused a beleaguered Vernon battery recycler of repeatedly releasing too much lead into the air in violation of federal law. The Exide Technologies facility violated the federal Clean Air Act's lead...
  • Gansler ad touts his record on environment, but claims are overstated

    Gansler ad touts his record on environment, but claims are overstated
    A 30-second TV spot by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler touts his record enforcing environmental laws, vowing that if he's elected governor he'll continue to fight for clean air and a clean Chesapeake Bay. What the ad says: The spot opens with...
  • Portland's boil-water notice lifted; E. coli test comes back clean

    Portland's boil-water notice lifted; E. coli test comes back clean
    After a day of unease and a mad rush to buy bottled water, about 670,000 people in Portland, Ore., received the go-ahead Saturday to resume drinking tap water without having to boil it first. At 11 a.m., the Portland Water Bureau lifted a boil-water...
  • Monterey Shale finding is a setback and an opportunity for California

    Monterey Shale finding is a setback and an opportunity for California
    A new federal report that drastically downgrades the short-term oil potential of the Monterey Shale is the most official word on the subject, but not the first. Two years ago, a Wall Street analyst, in a report titled "The Mystery of the Missing...
  • Garcetti lobbies U.S. for more expensive L.A. River project

    Garcetti lobbies U.S. for more expensive L.A. River project
    On a recent trip to the nation's capital, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made sure to call on Jo-Ellen Darcy. As assistant Army secretary for civil works, Darcy is critical to the city's efforts to win federal approval for a costly and ambitious plan...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Impala Mileage Update: 5,456 Miles

     
    Our long-term 2014 Chevrolet Impala can't seem to return decent fuel economy; it's still averaging a few miles per gallon short of its 22 mpg combined EPA rating. We know the comfy sedan can exceed its 29 mpg highway rating......
  • Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says

    Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says
    Climate change and extreme weather could set back decades of improvement in California’s air quality, a new report by the state’s pollution control officers says. A higher number of extreme heat days from global warming will boost smog...
  • E3 2014: Video game industry hopes to dazzle average consumers

     
    The Los Angeles Kings may have vacated Staples Center for New York's Madison Square Garden this week, but the blocks […]...
  • Peninsula leaders support Obama's climate action plan

    Peninsula leaders are joining in a letter sent Tuesday to President Barack Obama vowing enthusiastic support for his climate action plan, including controversial first-ever curbs on existing power plant emissions expected next week. Hampton Council...
  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

     
    The concept of a hybrid Subaru is a great one. Many Subaru owners love the outdoors and owning a greener car might appeal to these car shoppers. But the reality of Subaru's first hybrid is a tale of pretty unimpressive......