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Depends on whom you ask. The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed what it called "sensible standards for cars and gasoline that will significantly reduce harmful pollution, prevent thousands of premature deaths and illnesses" while...
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Money & CompanyThe amount of gasoline and other fuels produced by U.S. refineries reached a new record for October, compared to the same month in previous years, according to the American Petroleum Institute's (API)monthly statistical release. But a big part of that...
Money & CompanyPrices are rising again after consumers experienced only modest decreases in costs in May and June. CA_grph In California, the average price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $3.817, up from $3.803 a week ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report....
Opinion L.A.It's hard to avoid the sense of defeat when there are four people for every job opening, a "green" jobs plan that's disappointed so far and the threat of a double-dip recession on the horizon. Even the fall TV lineup,......
Greenspace“Relying more on natural gas would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, but it would do little to help solve the climate problem,” says Wigley, who is also an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide in Australia. “It would be many...
GreenspaceReaction to the Obama administration's move to lift the 4-month-old moratorium on deep-water drilling was swift Tuesday. The American Petroleum Institute welcomed the move but asked for swift approval of permits: While we are pleased that the Interior...
GreenspaceLast year's Deepwater Horizon disaster focused international attention on offshore well blowouts. But they happen more often onshore, with dangerous effect: release of flammable and toxic gases, spills of oil and drilling fluid, and plumes of...
GreenspaceA long-simmering dispute about government protection of the polar bear has drawn in leading environmental law groups and the countryâs most powerful business organizations. Both sides are concerned about the effect that a decision on the bear's status...
Thomas J. Ahrens, a Caltech geophysicist who pioneered the academic use of shock waves to study minerals under high temperatures and pressures such as those found at the center of the Earth, died Nov. 24 at his home in Pasadena. He was 74. The cause of...
GreenspaceMonday was to be a launch party for supporters of a congressional push to limit greenhouse gas emissions and boost domestic energy production. Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) were to roll out their......
GreenspaceFar-reaching legislation that would impose new environmental safeguards on offshore drilling, repeal oil industry-friendly provisions of the 2005 Energy Policy Act and hit producers with a new tax to fund conservation programs gained ground in Congress on...
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