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November 9, 2016  

How Canada will feel US election aftershock

Trump’s win jolts markets and stuns political leaders around the world.

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February 12, 2016  

NY manufacturers to pay for fouled water cleanup

Perfluorooctonaoic acid used in products for decades has contaminated Hootsick Falls groundwater.

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January 5, 2016  

US sues Volkswagen over emissions cheating software

Federal lawsuit alleges the German automaker intentionally tampered with the vehicles sold in the US.

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November 23, 2015  

Cheating software on more six cylinder VW diesel engines than thought: EPA

Regulators had originally accused the automaker of installing the “defeat device” software on about 10,000 cars.

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October 20, 2015  

Lawsuits could force VW to buy back diesels that cheat emissions tests

Analysts say the automaker could be on the hook for costs topping $6.9 billion to repurchase faulty vehicles.

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September 24, 2015  

Volkswagen CEO steps down amid emissions scandal

Winterkorn takes responsibility for “irregularities” found by US inspectors in VW’s diesel engines.

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June 25, 2015  

NM coal fired plant settles complaints over Clean Air Act violations

Part of the settlement is $2 million fund to pay for expenses related to respiratory health of the Navajo Nation that lives nearby.

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June 22, 2015  

New truck rule to increase fuel efficiency, reduce pollution

Would cut fuel costs by about $170 billion and reduce oil consumption by up to 1.8 billion barrels.

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November 4, 2014  

Hyundai, Kia to pay US $100M to end overstated mileage probe

Penalty the first under new rules to limit the amount of heat-trapping gases cars are allowed to emit.

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October 9, 2014  

New vehicle mileage hits record, but pace of improvement is slowing

EPA says fuel economy last year rose 0.21 km/l over the 2012 model year.

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May 20, 2014  

US considers reducing ethanol requirements as industry hits record profits

EPA says fewer gallons of ethanol are necessary because the fuel efficiency of cars has improved more quickly than expected.

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September 25, 2013  

Obama to nix Keystone regardless of Canada’s climate vows

Environmentalists say expanding “tarsands” incompatible with containing climate change.

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September 20, 2013  

Curbing global warming pollution dims coal’s future

US presses ahead with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants.

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July 15, 2013  

Tough job ahead as Obama puts climate talk into action

Must sell his ambitious plan to a wary public.

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June 25, 2013  

Obama climate plan targets coal

Will push for renewable energy projects, international agreements.

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April 30, 2013  

China’s bad air drives top foreign executives away

Good for career but bad for health: How expats see a stint in China.

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April 29, 2013  

EPA lowers methane leak estimates during NG production

Environmental Protection Agency report further divides fracking camps.

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April 25, 2013  

No need for change despite US pipeline concerns, says Oliver

The EPA has serious concerns about Keystone XL’s carbon footprint.

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April 23, 2013  

EPA remains critical of State Department’s Keystone XL review

Says State assessment included “insufficient information” on environmental issues.

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April 1, 2013  

Anti-pollution plan dings Americans at the gas pump

Reducing sulfur in gas and tightening auto emission would raise gasoline prices by less than a penny per gallon.

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November 5, 2012  

Hyundai, Kia will reimburse drivers for gas mileage mix-up

172,000 Canadian drivers will get pre-paid credit cards to reimburse them for deficiencies in gas consumption ratings.

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November 2, 2012  

Hyundai, Kia penalized for overstated gas mileage

US environmental agency says automakers overstated gas mileage by up to six miles a gallon.

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August 8, 2012  

Ford’s new C Max hybrid tops rival Toyota Prius V

Gas saver gets 5 litres per 100 kilometres.

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June 27, 2012  

EPA’s use of regulations to curb climate change gases upheld

US Court of Appeals denies industry challenges, dismisses others.

News Production
November 4, 2011  

Sea-faring bearings

Thordon Bearings builds its global business making rudder and shaftline products that use seawater for lubrication.