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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Auto review: GMC gives Sierra truck a carlike feel

    GMC's Sierra 1500 pickup has been completely redesigned for 2014, offering an array of model and engine choices, just like its Chevrolet Silverado sibling. The regular cab model, with two doors and only a front seat, begins at $26,075, while crew cab...
  • As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched an intense media campaign to defend the safety of producing a chemical used to make polyester fiber, as public opposition to new petrochemical plants threatens to disrupt expansion plans by state energy giants such...
  • Spending: cheap water is running dry

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Americans, unlike people in many parts of the world, tend to take clean water for granted. For most of us, it's also cheap: The average U.S. household pays $372 a year for drinking water, according to the American Water Works...
  • 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,...
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger: First Look

     
    Competes with: Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Hyundai Genesis Coupe Looks like: The current Challenger, now with more LEDs Powertrains: Standard 305-hp, 3.6-liter V-6, optional 375-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 or 485-hp, 6.4-liter Hemi V-8; eight-speed...