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Governors Fume Over Bush's Last Minute Air Pollution Rule

Governors Fume Over Bush's Last Minute Air Pollution Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – A bipartisan group of six Northeastern governors is urging the Bush administration to abandon a plan that would relax pollution control requirements on power plants, saying the proposed rule would increase air pollution and threaten public health. The concerns raised by the governors echo worries expressed by environmentalists…

Auto, Electricity Sectors Collaborate on Plug-in Hybrids

Auto, Electricity Sectors Collaborate on Plug-in Hybrids

SAN JOSE, California, July 22, 2008 (ENS) – General Motors and 34 utilities have agreed to collaborate with the Electric Power Research Institute on research and development to facilitate integration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles into the power grid. Plug-in hybrids can average nearly 100 miles per gallon using a combination of electricity and gasoline.…