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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Audi Q5

    Audi Q5
    By Jim MacPherson There are two schools of thought on how best to judge an automobile. The first holds that all you need to know is in the numbers. For these folks, acceleration times, stopping distances, fuel economy and interior measurements reveal a...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • 2012 Ford Explorer

    2012 Ford Explorer
    By Jim MacPherson Last year’s complete redesign – redefinition might be more accurate – of the Ford Explorer was a great success. Sales rose 125 percent. To accomplish this, Ford transformed the Explorer, taking it from a truck-based...
  • 2012 Infiniti FX50S

    2012 Infiniti FX50S
    Typical sport utility vehicles tend to be long on utility and short on sport. For buyers who find that disappointing, encountering the Infiniti FX should be a pleasant experience. This premium, luxury SUV turns the traditional formula for such vehicles...
  • California looks to curb methane emissions

    WASHINGTON Pressure is growing on regulators in California and Washington, D.C., to crack down on methane, a greenhouse gas that's 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide and is accelerating the warming of the planet. Methane, the main component of...
  • As Clean Water Act ages, Washington state groups spar over its meaning

    WASHINGTON The nation's primary law to keep its waters clean has a birthday Saturday but any celebration will have to compete with a contentious battle over what the law actually means. At issue is a proposal intended to clarify what waterways are and...
  • 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...
  • U.S. biofuel mandate cuts would raise carbon pollution: lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's proposed cuts to U.S. biofuel use targets could undermine the White House's plan to tackle climate change, according to two Democrats on the Senate committee that oversees the renewable fuel mandate. The...
  • Beijing's smog makes Los Angeles air look good

    How does a normal day in Beijing compare with one in Los Angeles? The answer, it turns out, is both simple and complex. Los Angeles' skies are among the most foul in the United States: In the American Lung Assn.'s 2014 national State of the Air...
  • Kentucky attorney general criticizes EPA pollution plan

    WASHINGTON Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and a dozen of his peers from across the country are pushing hard against a recently proposed carbon pollution rule, saying it would require states to undertake a massive overhaul of their energy sectors...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...