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California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine

Article: California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine

SACRAMENTO, California, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and South Seas Cycle Exchange of Honolulu will pay $2 million to the state of California to settle a 2005 lawsuit over the importation of motorcycles that failed to meet California emissions standards. A portion of this penalty will be used to test emissions…

By the Numbers: Ethanol

Article: By the Numbers: Ethanol

The propagation and increased use of ethanol has been a very contentious subject in green circles here in the US; on the one hand, it’s a domestically-produced alternative to oil, but on the other hand, you need engine modifications to use a high concentration of it, burning it results in lower gas mileage, and using…