Tag: Air pollution

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SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp., REI and other businesses joined environmental and other groups Tuesday in testifying in support of Gov. Jay Inslee's ambitious proposal...
Cost climbs by $2.8 billion for California bullet train

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The estimated cost for the first phase of California's bullet train climbed by 35 percent on Tuesday to $10.6 billion, the...
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers are considering a major change in how the state will go about reducing its contributions to climate change. ...
CEO: Mercedes may miss emission goal if electrics don’t sell

DETROIT — If customers don't buy electric and more efficient cars and trucks, then Mercedes may not be able to meet government-imposed carbon dioxide...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state gave $3.5 million last year to support municipal recycling projects across the state and the donation of wholesome...
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — As Gov. Jay Inslee presses an ambitious carbon-tax plan for Washington state, two of his climate-change policy advisers have drawn scrutiny. ...
Auto efficiency makes gains, but falls short of targets

WASHINGTON — New government data shows gas mileage for 2016 model year light-duty vehicles sold in the United States made smaller than expected gains...
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MEDFORD, Ore. — A liquefied natural gas pipeline and export facility proposed for southern Oregon would be the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions...
Coal executive’s ‘action plan’ finds success under Trump

WASHINGTON — In the early days of the Trump administration, the head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan"...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday committed to joining a bipartisan coalition of states to meet the goals of the Paris...

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