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Americans Want to Fight Climate Change -- Let's Give Them a Way to Help

While we fight to save our planet from the ravages of climate change through the Clean Air Act, international agreements, better fuel mileage standards and clean energy incentives, climate change is already happening. The evidence is...Show More Summary

Clean Air Initiative Introduced In Washington

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Legislation to reauthorize the clean air program that reduces emissions from older diesel vehicles has been introduced in the United States Senate. The legislation would reauthorize the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021. It was introduced by U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) and includes Sens. James Inhofe (R-OK), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), and Shelley Moore Capito […]

EPA Putting Red Light on Amateur Car Racing: New at Reason

last monthNews : Reason

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has moved to regulate emissions on non-road racing vehicles, used in amateur car racing. Kenric Ward reports: EPA officials said they are "clarifying" emissions law, yet the Clean Air Act has long exempted non-road vehicles used in competition. Show More Summary

Govt. researcher: EPA had never permitted, prohibited race car conversions

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Still from House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology video. In a hearing on the recently introduced bill crafted to exempt competition vehicles from the Clean Air Act, a government researcher called to testify noted that the issue boils down to a “difference in interpretation” between the Environmental Protection Agency and the Specialty Equipment Market […]

Nitro Shots: EPA Versus SEMA

There has been a debate going on about a proposed clarification of the Clean Air Act put forth by the EPA. The problem comes down to this: it’s illegal to remove or modify the emission regulating equipment on your street car but it’s always been understood, although not outlined, that this does not apply to... The post Nitro Shots: EPA Versus SEMA appeared first on Frontstretch.

Non-Sequiturs: 03.08.16

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

NYU Law's Ricky Revesz writes about the tragic flaw in the Clean Air Act and its deadly consequences. [Not Your Grandfather's Coal Plant] Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley said some incredibly offensive sht in college that she now says she's grown out of. Show More Summary

Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal again

Congress has put forth a bill opposing the EPA's aggressive new view of the Clean Air Act, which would effectively prohibit converting road cars for racing. Continue reading Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal...Show More Summary

Air India extending miles validity till June 2016

Air India Flying Returns is in the midst of a big restructuring exercise. They are making sure you are not inconvenienced by their clean up act, and hence they are extending the validity of your miles. Check in to find out how to use your miles by June 2016! The post Air India extending miles validity till June 2016 appeared first on Live from a Lounge.

Mission Inaction: EPA, Volkswagen, and Your Racecar

The temperature was already well above average on Friday, September 18 when the Environmental Protection Agency issued Volkswagen a steaming-hot Notice of Violation of the Clean Air Act. The seriousness and accuracy of the allegations are now well known. Show More Summary

Obama may have the power to compel more climate action — and that has Republicans worried

Some legal scholars argue that a Clean Air Act provision justifies further emissions cuts, so a GOP rep wants to change the Clean Air Act.

The EPA and the Balrog

There was always something suspicious about the Supreme Court's key 2007 decision on climate change, Mass. v. EPA, that gave the Environmental Protection Agency authority to regulate carbon dioxide under the Clean Air Act. How couldShow More Summary

President Obama’s hidden EPA Enabling Act

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – a group of lawyers at Columbia Law School have urged President Obama that he invoke a little known clause in the Clean Air Act, which the advocates claim would allow the EPA to immediately seize direct control over state economies, with a view to forcing down CO2…

Tea Party Congressman Wants to Roll Back Clean Air and Water Acts

Tea Party congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC 3) told me he wants to roll back the Clean Air and Water Acts and shrink the EPA. Find out the other agencies he wants to eliminate... Myrtle Beach: South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention Sunday, Jan. Show More Summary

How The Paris Climate Agreement Unlocks A Powerful Tool In The Clean Air Act

The nation’s top legal scholars have identified a powerful and flexible emissions-reduction tool in the Clean Air Act. The post How The Paris Climate Agreement Unlocks A Powerful Tool In The Clean Air Act appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Want an Economy-Wide Cap on U.S. Climate Emissions? Consider This Corner of the Clean Air Act

A largely-untapped provision of the Clean Air Act authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an economy-wide, market-based program to reduce domestic greenhouse gas emissions and achieve the Obama Administration’s...Show More Summary

DOJ lawsuit shows feds were aware of VW diesel tricks in 2014

A just-filed lawsuit by the DOJ against VW for its diesel scandal lays out the cheating timeline and the requested billions in Clean Air Act fines. Continue reading DOJ lawsuit shows feds were aware of VW diesel tricks in 2014 DOJ lawsuit...Show More Summary

US sues Volkswagen for violating the Clean Air Act

After the much-publicized emissions cheating scandal, the United States Justice Department has filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen. VW is accused of violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal systems that allow vehicles to cheat emissions tests and stealthily produce heavy air pollution. Show More Summary

Republicans Propose Volkswagen Bailout Right After the U.S. Government Sues Over Emissions Lies

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The second-largest auto company in the world was sued by the U.S. Justice Department after it allegedly violated the Clean Air Act by installing illegal emissions devices on nearly 600,000 diesel cars. Read more...

US files civil lawsuit against VW

US Justice Department files a civil lawsuit against carmaker for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act.

U.S. Sues Volkswagen For Violating Clean Air Act With Dirty Diesel Engines

Government says diesel engine cars were equipped with software that allowed the carmaker to cheat on clean air standards.

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