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  • Department of Justice Fines Hyundai-Kia $100 Million

     
    Two years ago, after an EPA investigation spurred by consumer complaints, Hyundai and Kia announced they would reimburse owners of about 900,000 vehicles for misstated fuel economy ratings; today the Department of Justice is leveling a related $100...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay record $100 million fine for false MPG claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million fine, the largest in Clean Air Act history, for inflating the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The agreement stemmed from an...
  • Scientists Press For Climate Change Action

    Scientists Press For Climate Change Action
    With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
  • Cartwright cruises to second term

    Cartwright cruises to second term
    Congressman Matt Cartwright was well on his way Tuesday night to winning a second term over Republican Dr. David "Doc" Moylan for the 17th Congressional District, which meanders from the banks of the Delaware River to the Anthracite Region. Touting a...
  • Time to act on climate change

    Time to act on climate change
    The UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that we must drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels if we are to avoid irreparable damage to the planet. Ocean acidification, desertification and melting polar ice...
  • Tom Steyer gets little payoff for millions spent on green issues

    Environmentalists had something in their arsenal for Tuesday's election they never did before: a billionaire benefactor willing to empty his pockets of tens of millions of dollars to bring climate change to the forefront of political debate and elect...
  • Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent

    Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent
    President Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell talked of cooperation Wednesday in the aftermath of the huge GOP election victory, but the two sides prepared for renewed conflict on issues that have dominated the campaign and national...
  • Speaker Boehner touts bills to build Keystone, repeal Obamacare

    Speaker Boehner touts bills to build Keystone, repeal Obamacare
    Republicans will use their new dominance of Congress to repeal or cut back President Barack Obama's health care reforms, approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline and trim the nation's debt, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday....
  • Hitting Garcetti's goal of 100,000 new homes by 2021 won't be easy

    Hitting Garcetti's goal of 100,000 new homes by 2021 won't be easy
    With Los Angeles facing one of the nation's worst housing crunches, Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the city to pick up the pace on home building and add 100,000 new homes by 2021. But how? Hitting the goal Garcetti laid out in a speech last week would mean...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...
  • Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change

    Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change
    Connecticut isn't at all like the sunny, dry-summer places where most of the world's great wine grapes are grown. Winters are more bitter than in France. Growing seasons are shorter and wetter than Italy's, Spain's or California's. So you'd think that...