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EPA Accuses Chrysler Of Diesel Emissions Cheating

January 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA accuses Chrysler of using software to shut down pollution controls on its diesel engines, allowing them to emit higher than permitted levels of ntirous oxides. Chrysler vehemently denies the allegations.


Trump Chooses Sworn Enemy Of EPA To Head EPA

December 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Donald Trump has nominated Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. Pruitt is an ardent critic of the agency and will seek to rescind many if not all of its most important regulations designed to ensure Americans have a clean, safe environment. You got a problem with that?


CARB, EV1, Ford, And Trump — Where Do We Go From Here?

December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state


EPA Gives Trump Its Flying Fickle Finger Of Fate Award

December 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA this week dropped a bomb on Donald Trump and his merry band of climate lunatics. Instead of waiting until April 2018 to issue final CAFE regulations, it intends to promulgate them in early January before The Donald has a chance to gut the EPA on his way to stuffing more money into the pockets of the wealthy.


CARB Vs. Trump: Who Wins?

November 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The Trumpster has made it clear he plans to take a wrecking ball to the Environmental Protection Agency, which he [&hellip


CARB Delays Meeting Until After The Inauguration

November 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

California's powerful Air Resources Board has delayed an important meeting from December until February so it can learn more about what Donald Trump and his pick to head the EPA, Myron Ebell, plan to do about CAFE regulations.


Fuel Economy Up, Emissions Down in 2016

November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Average fuel economy is up and average greenhouse gas emissions for light cars and trucks sold in North America. That's good news at a time when gas prices are historically low.



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