EPA proposes tighter fuel, emissions standards; could push price of gas higher

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a clean air proposal that would reduce sulfur emissions by two-thirds and impose new tailpipe emission standards for 2017 cars and later – but reducing sulfur levels could be difficult and expensive for refineries. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports  READ MORE… .

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today will move ahead with new rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today will move ahead with new rules requiring lower pollution levels for cars and trucks and cleaner gasoline, despite an intense lobbying effort by the energy industry. The Washington Post reports that officials believe the rules will have the pollution-reduction impact of taking 33 million cars off the road. They would sharply [...]