p>The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation.
p>The U.S. Environment Protection Agency finalized new standards for boilers and certain incinerators, the Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rules, today to protect people from exposure to hazardous, toxic air pollution from industrial, commercial and institutional boilers.
The Obama Administration announced the finalized historic fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles. The final program for model year 2017-2025 passenger cars and trucks will require an average CO2-level of 163 grams per mile, which is equivalent to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, if all reductions are made through fuel-economy improvements.
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