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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Auto review: Kia tucks plenty of features into the quirky Soul

    Saints preserve us from the day when some wannabe-hip automaker decides to names its cars and trucks with emoticons. Kia brings us one step closer to that vomitous "Look at me! Aren't I clever?" level of cuteness with the 2014 Soul !. That's right. The...
  • New York Auto Show: new Hyundai Sonata targets Accord, Camry

    New York Auto Show: new Hyundai Sonata targets Accord, Camry
    Hyundai launched the first shot in the coming battle for the family sedan market by introducing a new generation Sonata at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. The South Korean automaker launched the current Sonata five years ago as a...
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger gets interior boost

    2015 Dodge Challenger gets interior boost
    With the update to the 2015 Dodge Charger, Chrysler now offers two distinct flavors of big, performance-oriented rear-drive cars for enthusiasts. The Charger's gone modern, with swoopy new styling that apes the Dart and Durango in the brand's lineup,...
  • Lowe's to pay $500,000 in EPA lead paint settlement

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lowe's Home Centers, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retail chain, has agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty for violating federal rules governing lead paint exposure, U.S. authorities said on Thursday. The Environmental Protection...
  • Upper Milford rejects plea for outdoor burn ban

    People who burn outdoors in Upper Milford can continue to do so this year, as long they follow the township's open burning regulations. Township supervisors earlier this year rejected a plea from a couple that started a petition drive urging...
  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
  • Nissan Pathfinder

    Nissan Pathfinder
    To the casual observer, Nissan appears to have suffered from indecision over the years regarding the Pathfinder. The company transitioned the Pathfinder from a traditional body-on-frame to unibody construction, then back to body-on-frame and finally...
  • Old-school coal is making a comeback

    WASHINGTON Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas. For years, coal has been losing market share as the American fracking boom created a flood of cheap and...
  • Lowe's settles lead paint complaints with EPA

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lowe's Cos. Inc. has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine and change its practices for renovating residential properties contaminated with lead paint, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. The settlement stems from Lowe's use of...
  • Texas facilities lacking in sprinkler systems a year after fertilizer plant explosion

    AUSTIN, Texas One year after the fatal explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant, just one of the nearly 100 facilities in Texas that store large amounts of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate is equipped with a fire-dampening sprinkler system,...
  • Gaslight era left radioactive legacy in Chicago

     Gaslight era left radioactive legacy in Chicago
    Before the electric light bulb ended the Gaslight Era, one of the biggest advances in illuminating Chicago and other cities was the development of a lantern wick that could withstand intense heat while burning brighter than ordinary lamps. The wicks,...