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2009-05-20 05:50:00

President Barack Obama’s plan for higher efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on their greenhouse gas emissions will require consumers to pay up to $1,300 more per new vehicle by 2016.

2009-05-19 07:46:54

New automobile efficiency standards expected from Washington Tuesday target every car on the road, a senior government official said. As the Obama administration raises the bar on fuel efficiency and automobile emission standards, every single category of car will be more efficient, the official told The Washington Post. The changes will include raising the mileage expectation of new cars from 25 miles per gallon to 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016, the Post said. But the implications run deep...

2009-05-01 13:00:00

NADA: Representatives Bright and Terry Recognize Flaws in State-Based Programs WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single, national fuel economy standard for passenger cars and light trucks will do more to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases than the 14 separate programs sought by California and other states, lawmakers outlined today in a resolution. The resolution, introduced by Reps.

2009-05-01 11:45:00

USDA Now Taking Applications for Practices to Reduce Ozone and Particulate Matter DAVIS, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers and ranchers interested in reducing air quality emissions from off-road mobile or stationary agricultural sources are invited to apply between April 30 and June 26, 2009, for funds made available under a new air quality provision of the 2008 federal Farm Bill.

2009-04-20 10:00:00

Concept Drivetrain Technology Designed to Maximize Productivity While Decreasing Fuel Consumption, Emissions PARIS, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At INTERMAT 2009 today, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) introduced new hybrid drivetrain technology specifically engineered for off-highway vehicles. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) A concept transmission in the evaluation phase, the Spicer(R) TE-15HX is an electric parallel hybrid that features a dual power...

2009-04-02 23:32:00

SHANGHAI, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to solve serious environment related problems, the Chinese government took the initiative of establishing stringent emission control standards and enhanced supervision for better air quality before the Olympic Games commenced in 2008, driving the implementation of Phase IV across China. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The implementation of Phase IV for light-duty vehicles and Phase III for heavy-duty vehicles has affected...

2009-03-30 11:35:00

Fuel from Sea-Going Vessels Is Major Source of Air Pollution at 100+ U.S. Port Cities, New EDF Report Shows PORT NEWARK, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) applauds the historic request by the U.S.

2009-03-30 10:13:00

"Emission Control Area" Means Healthier Air for Millions of Americans WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today finds that more than 87 million Americans live in port areas that are not meeting federal health-based air quality standards.

2009-03-27 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by John McEleney, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, regarding the Model Year 2011 fuel economy standard: "By setting a fuel economy standard higher than what California regulators have proposed, the Obama administration today removed the last argument for state-by-state regulation of fuel economy.

2009-02-04 15:23:00

Complaint Is Part of National Initiative to Stop Illegal Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants WASHINGTON, Feb.


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