Ford sued in federal court over claims of diesel emissions cheating

DETROIT — Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. This case, filed by a group of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty owners, alleges Ford cheated on emission tests of the diesel engines because they pollute much more than the tests certify. The suit, which seeks class-action status, adds Ford… Please follow and like us:

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Six Ways Oil And Gas Development Can Contaminate Land And Water (And What To Do About It)

As oil and gas production increases, so does the risk of toxic waste leaking to the environment. The massive amount of briny wastewater generated from oil and gas development can cause serious damage if it comes into contact with the public or our environment. Consider what happened to the Johnsons, a 4th generation ranching family in… Please follow and like us:

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Be Prepared: Why The Smart Oil And Gas Producers Are Leaning In Despite Uncertainty

Be Prepared. It’s not just the Boy Scout motto, it’s also the way most smart businesses try to operate. Better to anticipate future compliance issues today and bake them into your forward planning, than to be caught flatfooted tomorrow. That is a big part of the reason major multinational oil and gas producers like ExxonMobil and… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. Energy Renaissance, RFS And Needed Reform

At the very top of EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard website, you’ll find this description of the program devised by Washington in 2005 and expanded in 2007: Congress created the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and expand the nation’s renewable fuels sector while reducing reliance on imported oil. No question, the RFS… Please follow and like us:

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Reports say Fiat Chrysler could face federal suit over excess diesel emissions

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could soon face legal action over excess diesel emissions if there is no agreement reached soon with federal investigators, according to media reports. The U.S. Department of Justice is poised to take action by next Wednesday if an agreement isn’t reached, according to reports, from both Reuters and Bloomberg. The automaker… Please follow and like us:

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Warren Pushes Bill Shedding Light On How Much Firms Really Pay In Government Settlements

In November 2013, JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay the U.S. government a record $13 billion over its sales of essentially worthless mortgage-backed securities to unsuspecting investors in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis. But the megabank could deduct a full $11 billion of that fine from its taxes, as was widely reported at… Please follow and like us:

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House approves $1 trillion bipartisan spending bill

WASHINGTON — Congress pushed forward a sweeping spending bill Wednesday, a rare bipartisan accord that will keep the government running for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, but that President Donald Trump initially criticized for failing to include his administration’s priorities. The House easily approved the measure, 309-118, and the Senate was expected to swiftly… Please follow and like us:

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