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2010-05-21 09:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The auto industry met at the White House today to announce their continued support of a single national policy to increase fuel efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution from motor vehicles for the next 15 years. The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) commended President Obama's leadership and commitment to a process that will continue the program through 2025. "AIAM members strongly support and are...

2010-05-13 15:00:00

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Alone Should Not Require Clean Air Act Permitting ARLINGTON, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final rule on Clean Air Act permitting for greenhouse gases (GHGs), also known as the 'tailoring rule.' Additional information is available at http://www.epa.gov. American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "We are extraordinarily concerned about...

2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S. Sector Whose GHG Emissions Are Falling; More Progress Ahead WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and Portland Cement...

2010-05-09 09:00:00

Access to sustainable energy and increased energy efficiency is a prerequisite for achieving the MDGs. According to the new report from the UN, the lack of access to modern energy is a significant barrier to economic development. Today, more than 1.6 billion people worldwide have no access to electricity and close to one billion people depend on firewood, etc. as their energy supply for cooking and heating. A reliable, affordable energy supply is key to economic growth and the alleviation of...

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,...

2010-04-22 10:24:00

HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) recognizes the importance of protecting and preserving the environment: between 2006 and 2009, the airline collected more than 16.6 million pounds of recyclable materials from its hub airports and operated the first demonstration flight by a U.S. carrier using biofuel. "At Continental, we take environmental responsibility seriously, and we have for more than ten years," said Leah Raney, Continental's managing...

2010-04-21 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commerce Department's Economics and Statistics Administration today released two new reports: one that defines and measures the size and scope of the green economy and another that looks at the ways in which the American economy's greenhouse gas emissions have changed over the past decade. Together, they provide valuable analytic tools needed to understand the emerging green economy, quantify greenhouse gas emissions and help inform...

2010-04-20 11:06:00

DURHAM, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cormetech, Inc. achieved the environmental leadership status of Climate Registered(TM) by successfully registering its comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory according to the rigorous standards of The Climate Registry. Participation in The Registry's voluntary program demonstrates Cormetech's pioneering role within the air pollution control industry. Climate Registered is the critical first step in a successful emissions management...

2010-04-15 11:43:00

Senators Highlight Need for Clean Energy Legislation to Maintain U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Jobs ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and eight other Senators wrote to Senators Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (ID-CT) expressing their belief in the need for clean energy legislation to maintain U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and jobs as it reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The letter describes key provisions for a...

2010-04-06 14:47:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) issued the following statement by its President and CEO, Michael J. Stanton, regarding lawsuits challenging California's motor vehicle greenhouse gas emission standards. "Today, AIAM and the rest of the auto industry have cause to celebrate. After five years, AIAM and other auto industry parties are voluntarily dismissing their lawsuits challenging California's motor vehicle...


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