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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Obama Administration unveils sweeping carbon proposal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy....
  • 2015 Subaru WRX STI pushes performance and price

    2015 Subaru WRX STI pushes performance and price
    The 2015 Subaru WRX STI may satisfy a core group of performance purists, but others will see a tarted-up sport compact that burns more cash than rubber. Subaru finally redesigned its bat-out-of-hell performance compact, the WRX STI, along the lines of...
  • Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims

    Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia. The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
  • U.S. regulators release update to mercury in fish advice

    U.S. regulators release update to mercury in fish advice
    U.S. regulators on Tuesday released a long-awaited draft update to its advice on the amount and type of fish that people should consume, for the first time recommending a minimum amount of low-mercury fish while cautioning against swordfish, shark, king...
  • Studies over-emphasize global warming data

    The Environmental Protection Agency is more interested in furthering the cause of CO2 taxation than addressing real pollution with real scientific facts. Fine soot, smog-forming chemicals, sulfur dioxide, mercury and nitrous oxides have been known to be...
  • FDA, in a turnaround, says pregnant women should eat more fish

     FDA, in a turnaround, says pregnant women should eat more fish
    The FDA, in a change of course, now wants pregnant women to eat more fish. But not the kinds that are high in mercury. Altering its 2004 advice to shun most seafood, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday in an updated report with the...
  • EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight

     EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight
    From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street. What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
  • Kaine, Warner look for middle road on carbon rules

    When it comes to the EPA's newly announced carbon rules, U.S. sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are glad to have more time for study before the regulations are finalized. They're walking a fine line as representatives of a state that produces coal, but...
  • Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'

    Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'
    President Obama began a campaign for his newly proposed climate change proposal with an appeal Monday to parents and grandparents worried about “the health of our kids and the health of our planet.” In an afternoon conference call with the...
  • Tax coal-burning power plants

    This is regarding "EPA to push for cuts to CO2; Rule would aim to diminish emissions by 30% in 16 years" (Page 1, June 2). While the coal industry maintains that federal regulations regarding coal emissions would eliminate jobs, raise prices and result in...
  • 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 […]...