tailpipe emissions

EPA Revisits Bush-Era Denial of California Tailpipe Emissions Waiver

EPA Revisits Bush-Era Denial of California Tailpipe Emissions Waiver

WASHINGTON, DC, February 6, 2009 (ENS) – In accordance with President Barack Obama’s order in January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will reconsider its decision denying California permission to set standards controlling greenhouse gases from motor vehicles. The waiver request was made by California on December 21, 2005, to allow the state the right to…

Vehicle Emissions Fight Just Beginning, Auto Dealers Say

Vehicle Emissions Fight Just Beginning, Auto Dealers Say

SAN FRANCISCO, California, February 11, 2008 (ENS) – The fight over fuel economy and vehicle tailpipe emissions is just beginning and America’s franchised new car and truck dealers are at the center of it, the head of the National Automobile Dealers Association said today. “This is no time for us to relax,” said incoming NADA…

EPA Chief Blasted for Denying California Clean Car Waiver

EPA Chief Blasted for Denying California Clean Car Waiver

WASHINGTON, DC, January 24, 2008 (ENS) – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat who chairs the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, introduced legislation today that would direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to grant California a waiver under the Clean Air Act to cut global warming pollution from motor vehicles. A host…

Three Dead: Environmentally Friendly Chemical Plant Explodes in Florida

Three Dead: Environmentally Friendly Chemical Plant Explodes in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, December 19, 2007 (ENS) – Four workers were killed by an explosion today at a chemical plant in Jacksonville that manufactures environmentally friendly industrial chemicals. The blast occurred at the T2 Laboratories on Faye Road in an industrial district on the waterfront in north Jacksonville. The explosion sent a thick cloud of black…

Big Idea: Hydrogen Fuel Cells & Transportation

Big Idea: Hydrogen Fuel Cells & Transportation

With the What’s the Big Idea? Contest [www.sundance.tv] in full swing here at the Sundance Channel (have you submitted your big idea yet? Why not?), we thought it’d be a good opportunity to take a look at a few other “big ideas” that are just a few twists and turns (and maybe a contest win?)…