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  • New EPA rule would seek to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030

    New EPA rule would seek to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030
    The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday....
  • EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions

    EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions
    The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy. The Environmental...
  • EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants

    EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants
    The Obama administration Monday morning unveiled its far-reaching proposal to curb climate change by substantially restricting emissions at power plants, a plan that promises to set off intense debate across the country amid the president’s...
  • City Council president to request hearing on $2B more in debt for water system

    City Council president to request hearing on $2B more in debt for water system
    To investigate the possibly of future water rate increases, Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Monday will request a hearing to discuss a request by the Department of Public Works to borrow up to $2 billion. The city...
  • EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests

    EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy offered a blunt defense Monday of the Obama administration’s new rule to cut carbon dioxide pollution, touting its benefits against mounting criticism from the coal industry and some...
  • Kaine, Warner look for middle road on carbon rules

    When it comes to the EPA's newly announced carbon rules, U.S. sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are glad to have more time for study before the regulations are finalized. They're walking a fine line as representatives of a state that produces coal, but...
  • Obama Administration unveils sweeping carbon proposal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy....
  • Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims

    Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims
    Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia. The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
  • Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'

    Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'
    President Obama began a campaign for his newly proposed climate change proposal with an appeal Monday to parents and grandparents worried about “the health of our kids and the health of our planet.” In an afternoon conference call with the...
  • 2015 Subaru WRX STI pushes performance and price

    2015 Subaru WRX STI pushes performance and price
    The 2015 Subaru WRX STI may satisfy a core group of performance purists, but others will see a tarted-up sport compact that burns more cash than rubber. Subaru finally redesigned its bat-out-of-hell performance compact, the WRX STI, along the lines of...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?
    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...