All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘EPA’

EPA Says Rolling Coal Is Illegal

If you’ve ever been stopped at a red light behind or beside a big truck, you know well the scramble to roll up the windows when that behemoth starts rolling and exhaust comes spewing from its stacks. If, like me, you are not given to fits of road rage, you figure this is an innocent side effect of driving a …

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Bee Kill-Off In A Parking Lot Due To Tree Pesticide

A Target store in Wilsonville, Oregon was the site of a rare, deadly phenomenon on Friday. According to the L.A. Times, around 25,000 bees were killed around the store and fell to the ground from trees, littering walkways and the parking lot, due to a pesticide that had been sprayed in the foliage. The trees surrounding the area were mostly …

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Honda Fit EV Gets 118 Miles Per Gallon

If you are tired of paying those high gas prices, but are unswayed by today’s hybrids and electrics, you might soon rethink your pessimism. The new 2013 Handa Fit EV has just been given the world’s best fuel efficiency rating by the Environmental Protection Agency at 118 Miles Per Gallon with an unprecedented consumption rating of 29 kilowatt hours (kWh) …

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Tech Companies Make EPA’s ‘Green Power’ List

Since 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of top companies that use what it calls “Green Power”. This quarter, 7 tech giants have made the list Green Power Resources include clean and renewable energy sources like solar, geothermal, biomass, wind and hydro power. The EPA ranks them in order of the number of kilowatt hours of green …

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