New Report Finds Clean Trucks & Buses Will Save Thousands of Lives & Billions of Dollars, Slash Air Pollution, Create Jobs

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:04:23 +0000

Courtesy of Environmental Defense Fund (edf.org) Air pollution standards that ensure all new heavy-duty trucks and buses sold for urban and community use are zero-emitting by 2035, and all such vehicles sold are zero-emission by 2040, would have substantial benefits, according to a new report by Environmental Defense Fund. Those standards would save a cumulative total of more […]

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All GM Light-Duty Vehicles Will Be Electric By 2035

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 22:03:40 +0000

For the past 4 years, General Motors dutifully marched to the tune called by the former president. It embraced his rollback of exhaust emissions standards and joined in a lawsuit designed to prevent California from adopting its own emissions rules

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USA’s $100 Million Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Plan

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2020 19:00:04 +0000

green hydrogen fuel cell trucksThe US Energy Dept. is aiming a green hydrogen fuel cell truck mashup straight at the heart of coal, oil, and natural gas

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Wildlife Orgs On Prowl For Energy Efficiency In … Buildings?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 22:35:33 +0000

energy efficiency green recovery COVIDWildlife, environmental, and social justice organizations are banding together for a green COVID-19 recovery with a focus on energy efficiency in buildings

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Cuba Is Boosting Climate Resilience In Agriculture

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 18:26:24 +0000

In a post by the Environmental Defense Fund, the organization shares that Cuba is boosting climate resilience in agriculture and explains three things that the small island country could show us

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EPA Nixes Legal Justification for MATS Rule

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 21:24:01 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 16 withdrew the legal justification for an Obama-era rule that required coal-fired power plants to reduce their emissions of mercury. The Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) remains in place, but Thursday’s action by the Trump administration could prevent similar regulations from being implemented in the future. EPA […]

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A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:13 +0000

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

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EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:49:52 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a change to a long-standing policy interpreting “ambient air”—a foundational concept under the Clean Air Act that applies to all types of air pollution, from ground-level ozone, particulate matter, and greenhouse gases. While the agency framed the change as part of a suite of actions to reform New Source […]

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