Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved - Compass

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The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available for Public Review » Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved. Here at the Sierra Club, we tend to believe that if you have the power to drastically reduce air pollution and save lives, you should use it. These standards will both reduce the amount of sulfur in U.S. The Tier 3 standards will have immediate, far-reaching impacts on reducing emissions from cars and drastically improving the air we breathe.

Obama Administration Moves Forward with Cleaner Tailpipe Standards

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Today, the Obama administration is expected to release new cleaner tailpipe standards that will reduce smog-forming pollution, save lives and improve public health. These new safeguards will require that oil refineries reduce the sulfur content of gasoline and that automakers use advanced technology to slash tailpipe emissions of health-threatening air pollution. Overall, the cleaner tailpipe standards will add $6.1


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Phinergy tests range-extending aluminum-air battery for EVs in Montreal

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