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Lucid Air EPA-rated at 520 miles of range

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Lucid Group announced that the Lucid Air Dream Edition Range has received an official EPA rating of 520 miles of range. It is the longest-range electric vehicle ever rated by the EPA, delivering at least 100+ miles of additional range over its closest competitor. —Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO, Lucid Group.

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EPA proposes strengthening primary annual NAAQS for PM2.5

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal to to revise the primary (health-based) annual PM 2.5 EPA is taking comment on the full range (between 8 and 11 10 µg/m 3 ) included in the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee’s (CASAC) latest report. Currently, EPA has primary and secondary standards for PM 2.5

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EPA proposes new heavy-duty truck emissions rules

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new, stronger standards to promote clean air and reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting in model year (MY) 2027. EPA is co-proposing two regulatory options for new NO x standards: proposed Option 1 and proposed Option 2.

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EPA proposes rules for chemicals and fuels made from plastic waste-based feedstocks

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued proposed rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 18 chemicals made from plastic waste-derived feedstocks that would ensure they are free from unsafe contaminants before they can be used to make transportation fuels.

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EPA finds NMP and 1-BP present unreasonable risks to human health

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk determinations for n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) and 1-bromopropane (1-BP). In the revised risk determination based on the 2020 risk evaluation , EPA found that NMP presents unreasonable risk to the health of workers and consumers.

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EPA: US GHG emissions up 6% in 2021 from 2020

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 30 th annual Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), which presents a national-level overview of annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2021. Source: EPA. In 2021, US greenhouse gas emissions totaled 6,340.2 GHG emissions by economic sector.

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EPA holds EV video competition to promote electric transportation

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched an electric vehicle (EV) video challenge to promote electrified transportation. The EPA offers three place prices for each category: first place is $3,000, second place is $1,000, and third place is $500. The electric vehicle video competition started on October 27, 2027.

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