Air

Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere

Analysis: "Emissions Rules Put Alternative-Fuel Vehicles in a Bind"

"WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency's latest proposed tightening of limits on sulfur in gasoline, and its previous rules, will most likely have the perverse consequence of retarding the development of cars running on batteries, advanced biofuels or hydrogen -- all promising but expensive technologies that have not become mass-market products."

Source: NY Times, 04/03/2013

"Court: EPA Can Stop Some Power Plant Modifications"

"TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Government regulators can try to halt construction projects at power plants if they think the companies didn't properly calculate whether the changes would increase air pollution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, marking the latest twist in a decades-long fight over the Clean Air Act."

Source: AP, 03/29/2013

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