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  1. Hagens Berman: Consumers Sue General Motors For Allegedly Installing Multiple Emissions-Cheating Defeat Devices In over 705,000 Duramax Diesel Trucks
    5/25/2017

    Consumers are suing General Motors for allegedly rigging the emissions controls in Duramax diesel trucks in order to pass emissions tests, while in real-world conditions the trucks emit 2 to 5 times the legal limits of deadly NOx pollutants, according to Hagens Berman

  2. Greenaction Releases Report On Harmful Pollution From Under-Regulated Concrete Plants In Bayview Hunters Point And Beyond, Exposing Lax Government Oversight Of Air Pollution
    5/25/2017

    On behalf of Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Golden Gate University School of Law today released a report, Concrete Manufacturers and the Regulatory Role of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, detailing the results of an investigation into Bay Area concrete batching plants, compliance with their air pollution permits and the air district’s failure to adequately regulate them

  3. Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Chargers Deployed In 13 Rural Cities In Fresno County - Rural Fresnans' Cars To Be Powered By The Sun - Truly Emission Free
    5/24/2017

    CALSTART in partnership with the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA) and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) unveiled a model program providing solar powered electric vehicle charging stations in 13 rural incorporated cities in Fresno County

  4. Fighting Air Pollution And Climate Change, Moms Clean Air Force Reaches 1-Million-Member Milestone
    5/24/2017

    The nonprofit Moms Clean Air Force, a community of moms and dads united against air pollution and the urgent climate change crisis, announced today that it had topped the one-million-member milestone

  5. GE Energy Financial Services Surpasses $15B In Renewable Energy Investments
    5/23/2017

    GE Energy Financial Services, a business unit of GE, announced recently, at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 conference, that it has exceeded $15B in renewable energy investment commitmentsin wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects globally

  6. EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules
    5/23/2017

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills

  7. GHGSat Unveils Satellite Imagery Of Greenhouse Gas From Industrial Facility
    5/23/2017

    Recently, GHGSat unveiled sample imagery from its demonstration satellite, Claire. GHGSat has detected emissions of methane, an important greenhouse gas, from a hydroelectric facility under construction in Africa

  8. Hazardous Waste Cleanup Begins At Crest Rubber Company In Alliance, Ohio
    5/23/2017

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently began a cleanup of hazardous wastes at Crest Rubber Company’s former factory and warehouse at 633 North Union Ave., Alliance, Ohio

  9. Paper Beats Plastic: LunchSkins Sacks Plastic Pollution With New Recyclable Sandwich Bag
    5/23/2017

    An uninhabited island in the South Pacific reported to host 38 million pieces of plastic wasteis a potent symbol of the plastic pollution epidemic

  10. Los Angeles Passes Aggressive ‘Zero Waste LA’ Program To Improve Health And Environment
    5/23/2017

    According to the American Lung Association’s 2017 “State of the Air” report, Los Angeles has the biggest ozone pollution problem in the United States