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Cleaner gas rule would mean higher price at pump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.

03/29/2013

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EPA finalizes boiler rule to reduce air pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency finalized rules Friday aimed at reducing toxic air pollution from industrial boilers and incinerators while offering industry more flexibility and lower costs to comply with the new standards.

12/21/2012

EPA finds Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage

DETROIT (AP) – Hyundai and Kia overstated the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years in an embarrassing blunder that could bring sanctions from the U.S. government and millions of […]

11/02/2012

EPA helps Port of Long Beach reduce air pollution

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $1.34 million grant to help the Port of Long Beach use cleaner cargo-handling equipment at its container terminals. The port will use the […]

10/18/2012

Three Southland metal companies to pay over $196,000 in EPA fines

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced settlements totaling nearly $200,000 with three Southland metal finishing companies for hazardous waste and Clean Water Act violations. All three facilities are located along […]

09/10/2012

EPA reaches cleanup deal at 2 CA Superfund sites

(AP) – Federal environmental regulators say they have reached a deal with four companies to build a groundwater treatment system at two Superfund sites in southern Los Angeles County. The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday […]

07/10/2012

Groups sue EPA to push lead ammunition regulations

(AP) – A group of conservationists is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to force the regulation of lead ammunition. The groups contend the ammunition frequently kills endangered California condors, eagles, swans and loons that […]

06/07/2012

Honda Fit EV gets highest EPA fuel economy rating

(AP) – Honda says its 2013 Fit EV has received the highest fuel efficiency rating ever from the Environmental Protection Agency. The Japanese automaker says the subcompact electric car received a combined adjusted mile-per-gallon-equivalency rating […]

06/06/2012

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