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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods

    EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods
    Oil refineries would be required to cut emissions and begin monitoring levels of toxic air pollutants at their fence lines with neighboring communities under standards proposed Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The rules would...
  • A small battle in the war of climate change

    A small battle in the war of climate change
    Monday came and went as one of the most important days in President Obama's tenure. The Environmental Protection Agency at long last unveiled its proposal for reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants -- a first in U.S. history. The plan,...
  • New EPA rules a reminder that climate change affects us all [Letter]

    New EPA rules a reminder that climate change affects us all [Letter]
    The Environmental Protection Agency's new proposed limits on carbon pollution from power plants is a reminder that climate change affects all of us in different ways ("Carbon rules can work," June 2). I can't remember the number of times that large...
  • Trains and crude oil are too often an accident waiting to happen

    The fiery derailment in Virginia recently of a train transporting oil was the latest in a series of alarming accidents involving oil transport in North America in the last year. In 2013, more oil spilled from U.S. trains than in the previous four...
  • U.S. shows leadership on climate [Letter]

    U.S. shows leadership on climate [Letter]
    Republicans, trying to deflect their own lack of leadership in anything but hatred for President Barack Obama, often accuse him of not leading, particularly in the realm of international affairs where Republicans seem only to count actions as leadership...
  • 2015 BMW X6: First Look

     
    Competes with: Land Rover Range Rover Sport and Porsche Cayenne Looks like: Similar to the X5's updated front end, the new X6 wears a chunkier front bumper and revised 3-Series-style grille Drivetrain: 300-hp, twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder; 445-hp,...
  • Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change

    Few companies are potentially more vulnerable to climate change than the world's biggest food and beverage brands. Droughts are diminishing agricultural yields, and severe cold snaps like the one that crippled parts of the U.S. this year resulted in...
  • 2014 Porsche Cayman S earns its pedigree

    2014 Porsche Cayman S earns its pedigree
    Introduced in 2006, the Porsche Cayman has filled a void between the entry-level Boxster convertible and the brand-defining 911 performance car. Model year 2014 is the Cayman’s first full redesign and though they still share the same architecture, a...
  • Volkswagen Jetta

    Volkswagen Jetta
    ┬áIf ever there was a car that separated the public from the automotive pundits, it was the redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. The public loved this car’s larger body structure, which provided an adult-friendly back seat, and inexpensive starting...
  • Waste facility allowed to expand, despite community's health concerns

    Waste facility allowed to expand, despite community's health concerns
    California regulators on Wednesday approved expansion of a controversial hazardous waste facility that residents of an impoverished Central California farming community believe is the cause of birth defects and deaths among children. The California...
  • What Is the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan for 2014?

     
    The midsize sedan remains one of the most popular types of cars on sale today. In the next year, redesigned versions of the Hyundai Sonata, Subaru Legacy and Toyota Camry will hit dealerships, illustrating just how competitive the segment is.......