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2009-10-20 15:25:00

Express support for harmonized effort by EPA and NHTSA ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today expressed its ongoing support for a comprehensive, national approach to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while improving fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks. The first of three joint hearings is to be held today in Detroit, Mich., by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the...

2009-10-20 11:11:00

New Car Standards Will Strengthen Nation's Security While Reducing Pollution WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public hearings commence this week on the nation's first greenhouse gas pollution standards. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) officials will hear public testimony on proposed new historic fuel economy benchmarks and national greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger vehicles: October 21st in Detroit, October 23rd in...

2009-10-19 13:06:08

A new report from the National Research Council examines and, when possible, estimates "hidden" costs of energy production and use -- such as the damage air pollution imposes on human health -- that are not reflected in market prices of coal, oil, other energy sources, or the electricity and gasoline produced from them. The report estimates dollar values for several major components of these costs. The damages the committee was able to quantify were an estimated $120 billion in the U.S. in...

2009-10-13 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is continuing its commitment to sustainability and the environment this Energy Awareness Month by announcing a new greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goal. As an industry partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's voluntary Climate Leaders program, Raytheon pledges to reduce its absolute U.S. emissions by 10 percent between 2008 and 2015. Climate Leaders is the country's largest GHG goal-setting...

2009-09-25 13:28:00

Says Pennsylvania Acting Aggressively to Expand Green Economy, Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell said today that America can spur a lasting and sustainable economic recovery while addressing one of the greatest global environmental challenges if it follows Pennsylvania's lead by investing in clean energy alternatives and combating climate change. Pennsylvania's leadership on this issue, he said, has created thousands...

2009-09-24 17:12:00

Rapid Compliance With Automation of GHG Management SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonetworks(TM), a leading software company that provides performance management for energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and sustainability solutions, announced today the availability of GHG JumpStart, a program of software solutions and support to support compliance with the EPA's new Mandatory Reporting Rule for greenhouse gases. Issued on September 22, 2009, the EPA Rule will...

2009-09-23 13:50:26

Denver released the largest amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and Barcelona the smallest amount in a new study documenting how differences in climate, population density and other factors affect GHG emissions in global cities. The study, which could identify ways in which cities can reduce GHG emissions, is scheduled for October 1 issue of ACS' Environmental Science & Technology, a semi-monthly journal. Christopher Kennedy and colleagues note in the new study that some cities are...

2009-09-22 14:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of America's best kept secrets is the extent to which its domestic steel industry has been a leader in the country's industrial renaissance, Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) points out, as leaders from around the world head to Pittsburgh this week for the G-20 Summit. While domestic steel production has moved to different regions of the country over the years, U.S. Steel is headquartered...

2009-09-17 14:19:00

DETROIT, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- To help automakers meet stringent fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards proposed this week by President Barack Obama, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation, AISI's Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that it is developing stronger, lighter and more affordable grades of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) that will help automakers achieve the new tough standards announced by...

2009-09-15 11:59:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) released the following remarks by Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO, regarding the newly released EPA greenhouse gas and NHTSA CAFE regulations for 2012-2016. "AIAM and its member companies have long supported a single, national program to improve fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Today's release of the proposed harmonized national standards...


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