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Exxon Let PCBs Leak for Years Off Santa Barbara Coast

Article: Exxon Let PCBs Leak for Years Off Santa Barbara Coast

LOS ANGELES, California, August 25, 2008 (ENS) – Between 2002 and 2005, two large electrical transformers on an Exxon Mobil offshore oil and gas platform in the Santa Barbara Channel leaked nearly 400 gallons of fluid contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs. That long leak off the coast of Southern California has cost the Exxon Mobil…

Hydrogen Cars Will Need Multi-Billion Dollar Jumpstart, Experts Warn

Article: Hydrogen Cars Will Need Multi-Billion Dollar Jumpstart, Experts Warn

WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2008 (ENS) – It will take massive subsidies from the U.S. government to make hydrogen fuel cell vehicles a significant part of the nation’s transportation future, according to a National Research Council report released Thursday. The study finds that even under a best-case scenario only about two million hydrogen fuel cell…

Electric Hybrid Cars Are Good for Your Health

Article: Electric Hybrid Cars Are Good for Your Health

A new study [www.epri-reports.org] reports that if electric plug-in hybrid vehicles accounted for a 60% market share annually, then that would result in the removal of 450 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions a year by 2050. American auto companies will need to take a major leadership role in order for this to occur.…