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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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 […]

Clean Air Act Has Cut Air Pollution ‘Significantly’ Since 1990, Report Says

Since 1990, an estimated 3 million tons of toxins from mobile and stationary sources has removed from the air ever year, according to the report. The post Clean Air Act Has Cut Air Pollution ‘Significantly’ Since 1990, Report Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.

China index: Beijing cleans up skies, not its act

Air in the capital is the cleanest it has been since 2011, data shows. Dirty industrials are leaving town or even shutting down amid a weak economy, but that’s no real fix. Clean, sustainable growth across China needs robust institutions with persuasive carrots and sticks.

Guest Blogger John Nagle: The Clean Air Act Applies to Greenhouse Gases Because of What Congress Said, Not Because of What Congress Intended

In my recent CNN op-ed and in her previous post, Megan Herzog and I agree that the Supreme Court has properly interpreted the Clean Air Act (CAA) to apply to the emission of greenhouse gases. We just disagree about the correct manner in which to reach that conclusion. Judges and scholars generally favor an originalist […]

A Response to John Nagle: The Clean Air Act as a Whole Supports Climate Regulation

Last week, conflicting federal court decisions regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the ACA or “Obamacare,” set the nation abuzz. In Halbig v. Burwell, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulation providing federal subsidies to low-income taxpayers who purchase health insurance through a […]

DuPont to Comply with Clean Air Act

DuPont will pay a $440,000 civil penalty and comply with air pollution control measures required by the Clean Air Act, and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act at its DuPont Yerkes chemical manufacturing facility in Tonawanda, NY. The District Court for the Western District of New York approved the legal agreement, which will require […]

"You Want Clean Air? Well, Screw You."

We've just spotted a new form of conservative protest against the EPA and the Clean Air Act: Coal Rollers. Pick-up trucks customized to spew black smoke -- "the newest weapon in the culture wars." As one salesperson of these trucks put...Show More Summary

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