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Enbridge Gets the Go-ahead for Northern Gateway Pipeline

December 26th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, December 20, 2013 (ENS) – The Joint Review Panel for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project today recommended that the federal government approve the multi-billion dollar pipeline, subject to 209 required&hellip


From Ecuador to Romania, Chevron Continues to Evade Justice

November 9th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

From Richmond, CA to Ecuador to Romania, communities impacted by oil giant Chevron’s operations are rising up to demand justice. Chevron’s response in each case has been consistently irresponsible: Deny any wrongdoing, cover up the extent of corporate&hellip


One Lawsuit Down For California High Speed Rail

April 24th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (the Authority) has reached a settlement with a group of California Central Valley farmers who had sued to block the high speed rail project based on environmental grounds


Ford Says EPA May Revise Hybrid Efficiency Test Methods

January 23rd, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Ford received a lot negative attention and a federal class action lawsuit for advertising their new C-MAX hybrid and the Fusion hybrid's 47 MPG efficiency. It all came to a head after Consumer Reports stated that the fuel efficiency ratings obtained from their own test results were 17% and 21% lower than the EPA fuel efficiency that Ford claimed. This backlash could lead to new hybrid vehicle testing methods from the


Ford MPG Lawsuit Filed In Court

December 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Sound the sad trombone, because once again there is a lawsuit over the failure of drivers to achieve the listed EPA mpg numbers. This time it is Ford which is facing the wrath of angry car buyers, spearheaded by a buyer out of California who wants the Blue Oval to reimburse him for his purchase while ceasing sales tactics highlighting the 2013 Ford Fusion and C-Max Hybrid’s 47 mpg rating


Hyundai, Kia To Compensate Car Buyers For “Over-Estimating” MPG Ratings

November 5th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

For the past year, consumer groups have gone after Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia, claiming that their advertised mpg ratings were over-generous. Well it turns out that the EPA agrees, and Hyundai/Kia will not only downgrade their vehicle mpg ratings, but will also compensate owners of 2011-2013 models affected by the downgrade



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