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Clean Truck Program at California Ports Headed Back to Court

Article: Clean Truck Program at California Ports Headed Back to Court

WASHINGTON, DC, October 30, 2008 (ENS) – Less than one month old, the Clean Trucks Program at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has run into another legal roadblock. In a closed-session meeting in Washington on Wednesday, the three-member Federal Maritime Commission voted 2-1 to seek a court injunction against key components of…

Mechanical Mole Opens Water Tunnel to Southern California

Article: Mechanical Mole Opens Water Tunnel to Southern California

LOS ANGELES, California, August 21, 2008 (ENS) – After five years spent boring a hole through the San Bernardino Mountains, a mechanical mole emerged Wednesday in Devil Canyon, leaving behind a tunnel nearly four miles long. The engineering feat completes a regional water line that will improve the quality and reliability of water for nearly…

Designer Spotlight: Honda's FCX Clarity

Article: Designer Spotlight: Honda's FCX Clarity

It’s not often that “cars” and “sustainable design” get mentioned in the same breath, but we think Honda’s new FCX Clarity is worth the exception. It’s their first production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, based on the FCX Concept (which we mentioned before [www.sundance.tv]), and, in a couple ways, represents a significant step forward in design…