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No-Grow-Zone: Manufacturers Feel the Impact of Costliest Regulation Ever – Part 3

The Growing Trend of Unattainable Regulations The Clean Air Act has been a successful environmental statute. Air quality has improvedRead the Rest...

Everyone Likes to Breathe

This past week, at President Obama's direction, the Environmental Protection Agency continued to use its extensive powers granted under the Clean Air Act (thank you, 1970 United States Congress) and announced a new, tighter regulation on ozone pollution. read more

Another Piece of the Section 111(d) Puzzle

The subject of statutory cross-references may seem incredibly arcane, but EPA’s proposed carbon rule for existing plants may stand or fall depending on the relationship between section 111(d) and section 112 of the Clean Air Act.  The House and Senate versions of section 111(d) both accidentally got into the final bill.  EPA has regulated the […]

Everyone Likes to Breathe

This past week, at President Obama's direction the EPA continued to use its extensive powers under the Clean Air Act (thank you 1970 U.S. Congress) and announced a new tighter regulation on ozone pollution. As one might expect, these rules are being described by some in the new Republican Congress as anti-business, job-killing regulation. Show More Summary

EPA Proposes Stricter Controls on Ozone Emissions Under the Clean Air Act

This week the EPA announced a proposal for a drastic cut in ground-level ozone standards in the U.S. in a bid to prevent air-quality-related health issues and reduce environmental impacts. Currently, the allowable level of ozone is 75 parts per billion (ppb).

News Analysis: Without Passing a Single Law, Obama Crafts Bold Enviornmental Policy

3 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

Leaning on the Clean Air Act of 1970, President Obama has shaped his legacy and reshaped environmental policy more than any previous occupant of the White House.

China's Domestic Self-interest Fuels US Climate Pact

When you walk through the streets of New York or Washington or even Houston or Los Angeles today, the air is clear -- by at least global standards. That's due, in part to the 1963 Clean Air Act in the United States, which together with...Show More Summary

China's Domestic Self-interest Fuels US Climate Pact

When you walk through the streets of New York or Washington or even Houston or Los Angeles today, the air is clear -- by at least global standards. That's due, in part to the 1963 Clean Air Act in the United States, which together with...Show More Summary

China's Domestic Self-interest Fuels US Climate Pact

When you walk through the streets of New York or Washington or even Houston or Los Angeles today, the air is clear -- by at least global standards. That's due, in part to the 1963 Clean Air Act in the United States, which together with...Show More Summary

Hyundai, Kia Hit With Record-Setting $300M Fine From EPA

The largest Clean Air Act fine in history will send $300 million from Hyundai and Kia up in smoke. Pause for laughter. Hyundai and Kia gave the EPA incorrect certifications for the greenhouse gas emissions of 1.2 million cars in 2012 and 2013. How much is that in greenhouse gas?......

Hyundai, Kia Pay Record $100M GHG Fine

Hyundai and Kia will pay a record $100 million penalty to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified to EPA. In addition to the civil penalty — the largest […]

Hyundai And Kia To Settle Largest Fine Ever Charged For Violating Clean Air Act

The mileage on several Hyundai and Kia models was overstated by at least a mile per gallon. This error will cost the Korean automakers $700 million in settlements. According to Reuters, the Korean automakers will pay $350 million in penalties to the U.S. Show More Summary

Hyundai, Kia Receive Biggest Clean Air Act Fine Ever For Misleading On Fuel Efficiency

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department announced a major settlement involving automakers Hyundai and Kia over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act when reporting greenhouse gas emissions. The post Hyundai, Kia Receive Biggest Clean Air Act Fine Ever For Misleading On Fuel Efficiency appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hyundai, Kia will pay record $100 million fine for false MPG claims

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million fine, the largest in Clean Air Act history, for inflating the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.

Hyundai, Kia will pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy claims

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay a $100 million fine, the largest in Clean Air Act history, for inflating the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.

Hyundai, Kia Fined $100 Million Over Misleading Gas Mileage Figures

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The companies misstated how efficient 1.2 million of its cars were. The Justice Department, which brought complaints under the Clean Air Act, called the settlement "unprecedented."

It's Time to Abandon the Delusion of a Carbon Tax

At the United Nations last week, President Obama urged the nations of the world to follow our lead and begin to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The president has moved aggressively to use the powers of the Clean Air Act to begin the decade-long process of regulating greenhouse gases as air pollutants. Show More Summary

A Roadmap for State Comments on the Clean Power Plan

Yesterday, EPA announced its decision to extend the comment period on the Clean Power Plan—the agency’s proposed rule to regulate power plant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under Clean Air Act § 111(d)—until December 1, 2014. The comment period was originally scheduled to last 120 days, until October 16th. You can find a list of compiled […]

EPA Targets Aircraft Emissions

The EPA last week said it would propose an endangerment finding, which would allow it to regulate aircraft greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act if it determines that aircraft GHGs contribute to air pollution and endanger public health. The agency says it will release its findings in April 2015. The EPA has in […]

DuPont Pays $1.275M to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations

DuPont will pay $1.275 million as part of a settlement with the federal government for eight alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances at its Belle, W. Va. facility between May 2006 and January 2010. The EPA says several of the releases posed significant risk to people or the Kanawha River. One DuPont worker […]

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