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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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Drivers Are Confused By Unrealistic EPA Range Figures

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I was recently discussing the issue of EPA range with some friends online. After seeing Consumer Reports and others bash Tesla for not meeting EPA range targets in the real world, most agreed that the problem isn’t with Tesla as much as the EPA. Because both the city and highway.

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EPA confirms 249-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro electric SUV

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4 AWD Pro has an EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on a full charge and the AWD Pro S has an EPA-estimated 240 miles of range on a full charge. 4 Pro rear-wheel-drive previously received an EPA-estimated range of 260 miles on a full charge, while Pro S rear-wheel-drive was rated at an EPA-estimated 250 miles of range on a full charge.

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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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