United States Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area now effective

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The United States Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area (ECA) (SO x came into effect , under MARPOL Annex VI, on 1 January 2014, bringing in stricter controls on emissions of sulfur oxide (SO x ), nitrogen oxide (NO x ) and particulate matter (PM) for ships trading in certain waters adjacent to the coasts of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

NREL updates Survey of Advanced Biofuel Producers in the United States

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) updated its annual survey of US non-starch ethanol and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels producers.

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How to Stay Optimistic During Your Job Search

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1 cause of death in the United States according to the American Heart Association. United StatesIt’s easy to be discouraged when searching for a new job.

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How Teslas charge in US and UK.: similarities and differences

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It's well-known that electrical outlets in the United States and elsewhere vary, but it also makes for somewhat different charging experiences with the Tesla Model S. Europe United States Tesla Motors plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Seven Western states sign deal to expand electric-car charging networks

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The Western United States will soon see an electric-car charging network covering 5,000 miles of roadways. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced that he and six other governors in western states have agreed to develop a network of fast-charge stations in the region. United States plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations

UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already

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UAW unions Production United States Economy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With an evolving shift to electrified and plug-in electric cars, the changes that will bring to the auto industry are far from limited to the powertrains. The entire mass-production and vehicle assembly process the industry pioneered a century ago will require major restructuring, it appears. Electric cars require significantly fewer parts and.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules state's electric-car tax unconstitutional

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In a 6-3 decision, the state's highest court struck down the bill as an unconstitutional tax. tax lawsuit United States plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV When the Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill earlier this year that imposed new fees on owners of hybrid and electric cars only, it was swiftly sued by the Sierra Club. Now the Oklahoma Supreme Court has rendered its verdict in that suit, filed in August.

Syria to sign Paris Climate pact, leaving US alone; Trump disinvited from climate summit

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Following President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord—a global pact to reduce carbon output and curb climate change—only two other nations had not signed the treaty. global warming United States climate change Donald Trump

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Energy Dept to award $15 million for very fast electric-car charging

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The United States Department of Energy has announced a new funding initiative to accelerate the development of what it calls "Extreme Fast Charging" (XFC) systems. Department of Energy United States Charging station charging infrastructure Fast ChargingIn total, the DoE will award $15 million for the development of electric-car charging systems as well as batteries capable of very fast charging. Each area of interest has specific.

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Where will we see the most electric-car innovation? Twitter poll results

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Europe China United States plug-in cars innovation PollsInnovation can be a hard concept to define as it relates to electric cars. Sure, there are the powertrains and structural designs of the vehicles themselves—including new proportions for the cabin enabled by the compact running gear and battery packs under the floor. But there are also many factors outside the car itself: education and.

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United States and China agree to work together on phasing down HFCs

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The United States and China will work together and with other countries to use the expertise and institutions of the Montreal Protocol to phase down the consumption and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), among other forms of multilateral cooperation. For the past four years, the United States, Canada, and Mexico have proposed an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and consumption of HFCs.

Range Rover plug-in hybrids on sale in U.S. in March 2018

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Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid models will both go on sale in the United States in March of 2018. Plug-In Hybrids United States plug-in carsSix years after Land Rover confirmed it would introduce a Range Rover plug-in hybrid, the luxury-SUV brand has now provided an official on-sale date. However, the two plug-in SUVs will be global vehicles and differ from.

NASA looking at geothermal energy from Yellowstone supervolcano

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United States clean energy energy Natural DisastersAlthough claims of imminent volcanic eruption are likely exaggerated, any eruption of what's known as the Yellowstone Supervolcano would cause global chaos. Through intense monitoring programs, scientists have a clear idea of the Yellowstone volcano's behavior. Now NASA scientists are exploring a radical idea that could one day neutralize the.

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Want to buy a used, updated Volkswagen TDI diesel car? Your VW dealer will get first dibs

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Diesels emissions TDI Used Cars United States VW Group Volkswagen diesel scandalUpdated Volkswagen diesel vehicles with new engine software will soon be back on the market, but those looking to buy one will have to wait for their local dealership. Volkswagen will offer the hundreds of thousands of modified diesel vehicles to its franchised dealers first, offering them a "right of first refusal" on the cars. The software.

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt: 'environmentalism' is use rather than preservation

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Environmental emissions EPA United States regulation natural resources Donald TrumpEPA head Scott Pruitt will likely go down as one of the most controversial agency chiefs in that agency's history of almost 50 years. The former Oklahoma attorney general, who sued the EPA 14 times on behalf of fossil-fuel interests during the Obama administration, has a radically different view of how the agency should operate compared to most of.

Head of EPA ignores environmental groups, meets only with corporations

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Politics EPA United States climate change regulation Donald TrumpScott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has had a very busy schedule since being confirmed to lead the agency set up to protect America's air, water, and land from pollution. Unlike his predecessors, Pruitt—a climate-science denier and aggressive advocate of fossil fuels—has largely ignored environmental groups and.

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Electric trucks to grow fast from now through 2030: report

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Europe China United States plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicleIn the coming years, the world's auto industry will continue to shift its product mix to electric and electrified vehicles to meet growing concerns over carbon emissions and stringent fuel-economy regulations across the globe. However, the passenger-car segment isn't the only area that will see electric powertrains implemented. A new study.

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Which country or region will make the most electric cars in 2025? Poll results

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Europe North America Manufacturing China Production United States plug-in cars PollsPlug-in electric cars are going to be a bigger part of the vehicle mix in future than they have been to date. That much is abundantly clear. Electric cars are one of four significant forces that will likely change what we think of as an "automobile" forever, the others being autonomy, connectivity, and sharing. DON'T MISS: Tesla and China: why an.

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

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Plug-In Hybrids United States plug-in cars Jaguar Land RoverFollowing the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e. The Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid is the larger of the two, but the SUV boasts an identical electrified powertrain to the Range Rover Sport P400e. Both plug-in.

Shell and Kinder Morgan plan to export LNG from the United States

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Shell US Gas & Power LLC (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and Southern Liquefaction Company, LLC, a Kinder Morgan company and unit of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. The project will use Shell’s innovative small-scale liquefaction unit, which will be integrated with the existing Elba Island facility and enable rapid construction compared to traditional large-scale plants.

Visteon Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization in United States

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Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation and certain of its US subsidiaries voluntarily filed petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The petitions were filed in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. No Visteon subsidiaries or joint ventures outside the US are part of the filing. Visteon is taking this step to maximize the long-term value of the company.

US NOx Cap and Trade Program Lowers Smog Levels in Eastern United States

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State level ozone emissions in the NBP, from 1990 to 2010 (projected). The NO x Budget Trading Program is a partnership between federal and state governments to reduce the regional transport of NO x from power plants and industry in the eastern US.

United States and Italy Sign Agreements to Advance Developments in Nuclear Energy

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The US-Italy Joint Declaration Concerning Industrial and Commercial Cooperation in the Nuclear Energy Sector affirms the strong interest of the United States and Italy to encourage their respective nuclear industries to seek opportunities for the construction of new nuclear power plants.

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BREAKING NEWS: US Science Report Proves All Out Effort To Fight Climate Change Needed Right Now Or Everyone Is Screwed. Get It?

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Neither did ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, HNN or any other major, mainstream outlet in the United States. This is the cover of the report that was released by the The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) on Tuesday. If you click on the cover you can get the report.

Norway is falling in love with electric car

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Electric cars electric car Nissan LEAF Norway Tesla Model S United StatesNorway continues to lead the way as the most ‘electrified’ nation in Europe.

After 11 Years, Two-Millionth Hybrid Car Sold In United States

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Sometime early last week, someone somewhere in the U.S. bought a hybrid car. And while we may never know exactly who that person was, the car was the 2-millionth hybrid-electric vehicle sold here since the very first Honda Insight went on sale in late 1999. Industry trade journal Ward's Auto calculated from its sales data that the milestone was

Technology Review: First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States

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Videos Blogs Community Magazine MIT News Newsletters Events Resources International English Spanish Chinese Italian German Home Computing Web Communications Energy Materials Biomedicine Business [1] 2 Next » Thursday, April 16, 2009 First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States In November, Fisker Automotive will begin sales of a car with 50 miles of battery-powered range.

New international agreement boost for EV harmonisation

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A new international agreement supported by the European Union, the United States and Japan could help pave the way for the widespread uptake of electric cars. Electric cars electric electric car European Union geneva japan United States vehicleUnder the new proposed co-operating agreement two working groups will work on addressing two key areas of concern for helping accelerate the worldwide acceptance of electric cars; safety and [.].

Consortium awards battery development project

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A123Systems has been awarded an $8million advanced battery development project from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC). Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries A123Systems Chrysler Ford general motors nanophosphate lithium-ion batteries United States Advanced Battery Consortium USABC

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USCAR: Hydrogen research is important

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The debate as to whether money should be invested into hydrogen fuel cell technology continues to rage across the Atlantic, where the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) published a whitepaper on the importance of continued research into hydrogen as a low-carbon transportation solution.

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IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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Over the next three years, gains from the United States alone will cover 80% of the world’s demand growth, with Canada, Brazil and Norway—all IEA members—able to cover the rest, according to Oil 2018 , the IEA’s five-year market analysis and forecast.

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From coal miner to wind-farm worker: Wyoming retraining program

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President Donald Trump has announced his intention to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Pact, but private companies and other entities are taking on the challenge of clean energy themselves. Goldwind Americas, a subsidiary of a leading Chinese wind-turbine manufacturer, continues to expand in the United States and it has eyed Wyoming.

When will buying gasoline cars seem weird? Take our Twitter poll

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Now that the United States has a broad. Earth day is coming up—as it has every year since 1970—and we have a new question for readers this year: When will buying gasoline cars seem weird? Electric car advocates have been anticipating for years—decades, really—the day when plugging in will be more common than filling up.

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And GM follows suit; 10,000 cut

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GM cuts 10,000 salaried workers worldwide, including 3,400 of its 29,500 salaried jobs in the United States.

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What's the right ratio of public charging stations to plug-in electric cars sold?

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Electric vehicles still make up just a tiny slice of the vehicles on the road across the United States. Still, with impending regulations and more longer-range electric vehicles soon to arrive, governments far and wide recognize the need to encourage the installation and growth of public charging stations. Just how many charging stations is enough. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stations

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Electric car sales in Germany finally start to soar: Tesla leads

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While electric cars were launched simultaneously in Japan and the United States, Europe lagged somewhat behind. It's starting to look like China will lead the world in adoption of plug-in electric cars, but which carmaking nations will follow it? Now, however, Germany—home to the largest piece of Europe's auto industry—appears to be. Europe Plug-In Hybrids Germany plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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Small 2019 Volvo XC40 crossover teased before launch, will offer plug-in hybrid

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Volvo has never tackled the small crossover segment in the United States, but it's ready to change that with the new XC40. The Volvo XC40 will join the larger XC60 and XC90 as its smallest crossover option in the United States, though a previous generation of the model has found success in Europe over the past few years.

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EIA: US produced more petroleum than any other country in 2015

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According to data from the US Department of Energy (DOE), gathered by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), world petroleum production was 96 million barrels per day (mmbd) in 2015 and the United States produced more than any other country—16% of the global total.

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Why one guy bought a 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car: it was a great deal

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A handful of utility companies across the United States have offered generous discounts, likely backed by Nissan itself, to move the current-generation Leaf from dealerships to driveways.

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Tesla announces proposed $1.5 billion offering of senior notes

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The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and the rules promulgated thereunder. Tesla intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 202.

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