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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry
    By Jim MacPherson Redesigning a vehicle that has long been a market leader is fraught with danger. Even the best automakers have been known to come up with a replacement that falls short of the performance and appeal of the previous model. But this...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Jim MacPherson Last year’s redesign of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was an overwhelming success from nearly every perspective. Not only did auto writers heap praise on the  latest version of the Grand Cherokee, but buyers stepped forward in large...
  • Chevrolet Sonic

    Chevrolet Sonic
    By Jim MacPherson There’s one aspect of the Chevrolet Sonic that might escape a buyer’s initial inspection.  Unlike the Aveo, which the Sonic replaced, this subcompact isn’t an import. In the past, subcompacts -- small cars with a...
  • Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

    Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
    By Jim MacPherson Let’s start by making one thing clear. The Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid is not your typical fuel-sipping, penny-pinching hybrid. Rather, this Porsche manages to blend high performance with a modicum of fuel efficiency. As a result,...
  • EPA announces first federal regulations for coal ash waste

    Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday the first federal regulations for the toxic wastes created by coal burned to produce electricity....
  • EPA proposes lower ozone standard to curtail asthma, other ailments

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to tighten the allowable limit of ozone in the air, a bid to curtail the rising problem of asthma and other respiratory ailments but one that faces strong opposition from industry groups and...
  • EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles

    EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles
    The Obama administration's long-awaited announcement Wednesday that it wants to toughen limits on smog-forming ozone immediately generated questions about whether the plan can survive the current political climate and how much its cost will factor in...
  • EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits

    EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits
    After years of inaction, the Obama administration is expected to propose tougher limits on smog Wednesday, according to people with knowledge of the rule-making effort. The new rule would be a major victory for public health groups, but it is sure to...
  • Triclosan linked to liver damage, cancer in mice

    Triclosan linked to liver damage, cancer in mice
    The antimicrobial agent triclosan -- widely found in soaps, toothpastes, detergents and other cleansers beloved by germophobes, may promote scarring of the liver and the growth of cancerous liver tumors, says a new study. That finding -- in male mice...
  • Around Town: The Devil's Gate is in the details

    La Cañada's real concern with the proposed Devil's Gate Sediment Removal Program in Hahamongna Watershed is not just the 150,000 truckloads or the removal of over 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and sediment. It's not the noise. Not the five years of...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...