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Browsing the "Clean Air Act" Tag

Diesel Brothers Tampered With Truck Emissions Systems, Fined $851,000

March 11th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

I have never heard of "The Diesel Brothers," and it's obvious I am not missing much. I mean, why would someone want to put diesel emissions in their pants? Or imitate the idea of farting out diesel gasses to the point where you get this stuff near your butt? I get it — fart jokes are funny. But this isn't


Colorado Passes New Low-Emission Vehicle Standard

November 25th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The state of Colorado recently passed a low-emission vehicle (LEV) standard to start with the 2022 vehicle model year. Jeremy Neustifter, an air quality planner with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, answered some questions about this for CleanTechnica


Will California Save The US Auto Industry From Itself?

August 18th, 2018 | by Frugal Moogal

The EPA has stated its intent to freeze Obama-era fuel efficiency standards at the 2020 levels. This could be a disaster for the industry the EPA is supposedly trying to help. Due to a waiver to enforce their own air standards, California may just be able to save the US auto industry from itself. To understand what that means, we need to look at some history first


Air Pollution Ranking In 32 Cities — How Does Yours Measure Up? (State of Pollution Series)

August 11th, 2017 | by The Beam

As we revealed in our previous article, air pollution is a serious problem that costs millions of lives each year and is a drain on the world economy. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) air pollution is now a bigger health threat than HIV and Ebola. You might now be wondering how your own city measures up against others from around the world, where it sits in the rankings, and what the health effects of air pollution might be


California Waiver Trumps EPA Dirty Fuel Rule

March 20th, 2017 | by Susan Kraemer

It's beginning to look like our democracy is actually better defended against strong-man autocracy than I feared. The constitution, the fourth estate, the rule of law, have all taken massive hits, but remain standing, and are even eking out surprising wins after literally "unpresidented" assaults from the Oval Office


30 Cases Of Anti-Humanity Extremism From Republicans In Congress & Donald Trump

November 2nd, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Clearly, the political focus of the year is a certain mind-boggling presidential candidate who hardly touches policy matters -- and when he does, tends to push absurd ideas and proposals that would tank our economy, lead to world war, destroy our climate and environment, and piss off our allies. However, as I wrote the other day, Donald Trump's success in politics wasn't magic -- far from it. Donald Trump's success in politics was built on the back of decades worth of conspiracy theories and anti-science rhetoric and extremism from the Republican Party. (Come on, people, there's a reason he won the GOP nomination.)


The Clean Power Plan Emerges (VIDEO)

August 3rd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

Later today at the White House, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will officially release the final [&hellip



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