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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Honda Boosts 2015 Fit's Gas Mileage

     
    The redesigned 2015 Honda Fit receives a much-needed fuel economy boost over the outgoing model's wimpy 31 mpg combined rating with automatic transmission. For 2015, Honda bumps the Fit's EPA ratings as high as 36 mpg combined (33/41 mpg city/highway).......
  • Va. Attorney General Herring files brief supporting EPA bay cleanup | With Video

    Va. Attorney General Herring files brief supporting EPA bay cleanup | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    Virginia is telling a federal appeals court it should rebuff a challenge from an agricultural powerhouse that challenges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's pollution diet for the Chesapeake Bay. Largely in a response to an argument filed by 21...
  • EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
    Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was...
  • China angered by U.S. environment chief's visit to Taiwan

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it had lodged a protest with the United States over a visit by Washington's environmental protection chief to self-ruled Taiwan this week. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy's visit...
  • Ban On Fracking Waste Clears Committee

    HARTFORD — State lawmakers worried about toxic byproducts from natural gas drilling wells in other states persuaded the legislature's judiciary committee Monday to approve a ban on "fracking" waste coming into Connecticut for storage or treatment....
  • Best Hybrids for the Money 2014

     
    Gas prices remain historically high and volatile, and one of the most successful ways automakers and American motorists have adapted is by embracing hybrid technology. Though a few full-size hybrid trucks from GM have been discontinued, 2014 sees as many....
  • 2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy

    2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy
    If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
  • 2014 New York Auto Show: 2015 Chevrolet Cruze debuts

    2014 New York Auto Show: 2015 Chevrolet Cruze debuts
    Chevrolet has announced an update to its bestselling car, the Cruze. The 2015 model will feature new styling inside and out and enhanced OnStar and Siri connectivity, including the company's optional Wi-Fi hotspot. The Cruze will be the first in its...
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S takes superlatives into the fast lane

    The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is impressive enough in a straight line, ripping from zero to 60 in less than three seconds. But what happens on a smooth mountain road, at the apex of an uphill, right-hand sweeper, must be experienced to be believed. While...
  • Auto review: Cadillac ELR aims to challenge Tesla for hybrid luxury market

    Cadillac has entered the electric-vehicle fray for 2014 with the introduction of the ELR four-passenger coupe, which uses a drive system nearly identical to that of the similar Chevrolet Volt. Looking to give General Motors its own answer to the...
  • Park Ridge Park District wins state grant

    Park Ridge Park District wins state grant
    The Park Ridge Park District won a $750,000 state grant to help pay for buying the former Youth Campus, officials announced recently. Park District officials announced the grant award on April 7, just hours before Park Ridge aldermen overwhelmingly...