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Air Pollution

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  • EPA To Reduce Sulfur in Gasoline by 2017

     
    The EPA will finalize a rule that should reduce sulfur in vehicles by two-thirds beginning in 2017. The Detroit News reports the move should ultimately decrease smog-causing gases by 80 percent because the bulk of smog-forming emissions are created during...
  • California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Stirs Controversy

     
    Let???s try to make this argument as simple as we can. In 2006, California created an aggressive climate law calling for a cut in greenhouse gas emissions of 25% by 2020, and a 10% overall reduction in fuel emissions. In...

    California Moves Closer to Pay-as-You-Drive Insurance

     
    California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner authorized regulations that allow insurance companies to use mileage verification for pay-as-you-drive policies. Studies have shown that per-mile pricing lures drivers to alter their habits, which then...

    Forbes Ranks Top 10 Dirtiest Vehicles

     
    Using air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions data from the Environmental Protections Agency, Forbes magazine has ranked the top 10 dirtiest vehicles on the road. The EPA gives every vehicle an air pollution score of 0-10 that rates the amount...

    Unhealthy air quality in Baltimore

     
    The Maryland Department of the Environment is forecasting unhealthy air quality for 'sensitive groups' in Baltimore again on Tuesday, for the second day in a row. Sensitive groups include children and people with heart and respiratory ailments. They...