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2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to evaluating a vehicle's carbon footprint, federal rules should consider the full life of the vehicle, not just its driving phase, according to Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI). Kavanagh provided remarks on recent federal rules regarding fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions today, during a panel discussion on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), at the Ninth Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS)...

2010-04-27 23:01:00

American Lung Association 2010 State of the Air Report Cites Dangerously High Air Pollution Across the State, Putting the Health of Californians At Risk OAKLAND, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians continue to be at risk from the dangerous air pollution they breathe every day. Despite significant progress that has been made in improving air quality over the past two decades, the American Lung Association's 2010 State of the Air Report shows that Californians breathe...

2010-04-22 16:29:00

On Earth Day, Unlikely Alliance Reveals Trucking Industry's Real Environmental Record Despite PR Ploy To 'Green' Their Public Image WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In letters sent today to Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN), Rep. John Mica (R-FL), and other transportation and ranking Members of Congress, 113 organizations and stakeholders nationwide urged federal lawmakers to help protect the most effective initiative to clean up port truck pollution in the nation. Together, the...

2010-04-22 15:06:00

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental and transportation groups praised a just-released U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) report to Congress for laying out a new road map to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and support a healthier economy. "With today's report to Congress on transportation's role in reducing greenhouse gases, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made an important contribution to addressing the climate change," said Michael Replogle,...

2010-04-21 04:03:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GrubHub.com (http://www.grubhub.com/), a fast-growing online service that shows people all the local restaurants that deliver and allows them to order directly online or by phone, has found a unique approach to reduce its carbon footprint. Through its carbon credit program, GrubHub.com buys credits that offset the environmental impact of the greenhouse gas emissions from all the vehicles delivering food ordered on its website. To determine how many carbon...

2010-04-01 12:38:00

New Rules Will Save PA's Consumers $14 Billion in Fuel Costs, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 57 Million Metric Tons over Next Decade HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today praised President Barack Obama and his administration for announcing bold steps that will greatly reduce America's dependence on foreign oil, save motorists thousands of dollars, and help clean the air of climate-changing greenhouse gases. In a joint announcement today,...

2010-04-01 10:30:00

Look to 2017 and Beyond WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automakers today welcomed the final release of coordinated NHTSA and EPA regulations for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, saying the national regulations mark the beginning of a new integrated approach to reducing automobile fuel use and carbon emissions. "America needs a roadmap to reduced dependence on foreign oil and greenhouse gases, and only the federal government can play this role," said Dave McCurdy,...

2010-03-24 17:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today released the most up-to-date study of the economic effects of California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). CARB's analysis is consistent with numerous peer-reviewed studies concluding that California can expect robust economic growth while implementing AB 32. The California Business Alliance for a Green Economy issued the following statements from members in major state markets. Los Angeles...

2010-03-23 18:25:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to release the most up-to-date projections of the economic impact of California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). Multiple mainstream independent economic analyses project robust economic growth of California's economy between now and the year 2020. The projected impacts of AB 32, according to these analyses, which include the industry-funded Charles River Associates study,...

2010-03-23 12:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandatory GHG reporting rule under the Clean Air Act (CAA) is one of the biggest rulings to come out of EPA in more than a decade. It affects over 10,000 facilities in the US and mandates that the facilities measure and report GHG emissions to the EPA on an yearly basis, starting from year 2010. Unlike voluntary GHG management programs, procedures for measuring and reporting GHG emissions under the...


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