Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Industry Decries EPA's Proposed Stricter Ozone Limits http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The US Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it plans to strengthen regulations for emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits#comments Environment Include in the Latest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 154501 at http://www.industryweek.com (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Keystone Pipeline Passes One US Legislative Hurdle http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The House approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to bring oil from Canada, but the measure could still find itself blocked in the Senate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle#comments Energy Environment Technology Include in the Latest Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:11:00 +0000 153451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>House members walk down the steps outside the US Capitol after voting on the Keystone XL Pipeline earlier today. The Republican-led House voted to approve legislation to authorize construction of the controversial pipeline. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)</p> Shell: 2008 Nigeria Spills Bigger Than Thought http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Royal Dutch Shell says that two 2008 oil spills in Nigeria were larger than previously thought, ahead of a compensation case in England's High Court.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought#comments Environment Global Economy Include in the Latest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:25:00 +0000 153301 at http://www.industryweek.com US, China Reach Historic Climate Deal -- but Will it Work? http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today's joint announcement... to reduce their nations' carbon emissions is a major step forward in the global effort to solve the climate crisis," Al Gore said. "Much more will be required -- including a global agreement from all nations -- but these actions demonstrate a serious commitment by the top two global polluters."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work#comments Environment Include in the Latest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:15:00 +0000 153101 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Feng Li, Getty Images</em></p> Ford's Dealerships Will Run on Clean Energy http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford dealers will use the electricity to power their buildings, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Environment Leadership Include in the Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:24:00 +0000 152851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.&nbsp;</em></p> Wake Up, Check Pollution Say China's Xi http://www.industryweek.com/environment/wake-check-pollution-say-chinas-xi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting Beijing and neighboring areas have imposed tight limits on car use, ordered factories to close, and given public-sector employees holidays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/wake-check-pollution-say-chinas-xi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/wake-check-pollution-say-chinas-xi#comments Environment Include in the Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:52:00 +0000 152831 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Feng Li, Getty News Images</em></p> Keystone Pipeline Looks to Gain Ground with Republicans' Wins http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/keystone-pipeline-looks-gain-ground-republicans-wins <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tuesday's midterm elections ushered in a new Republican majority in the Senate, and incoming leader Senator Mitch McConnell is believed to have enough votes to overcome blocking tactics by Democrats when he puts forward legislation requiring approval of the $5.3-billion project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/keystone-pipeline-looks-gain-ground-republicans-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/keystone-pipeline-looks-gain-ground-republicans-wins#comments Environment Legislation Regulations Global Economy Include in the Latest Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:22:00 +0000 152721 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Senate Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) greets students during a press conference at the University of Louisville Nov. 5, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. In a Thursday Wall Street Journal op-ed written with House Speaker John Boehner, McConnell said energy bills, including Keystone, would see early votes.</p> Credit Win McNamee, Getty Images Hyundai, Kia to Pay $100 Million for Inflated Fuel Economy Claims http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/hyundai-kia-pay-100-million-inflated-fuel-economy-claims <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'This settlement upholds the integrity of the nation's fuel economy and greenhouse gas programs and supports all Americans who want to save fuel costs and reduce their environmental impact,' said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/hyundai-kia-pay-100-million-inflated-fuel-economy-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/hyundai-kia-pay-100-million-inflated-fuel-economy-claims#comments Environment Legislation Global Economy Include in the Latest Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:44:00 +0000 152221 at http://www.industryweek.com John Moore/Getty Images Boeing, Chinese Firm to Turn 'Gutter Oil' into Jet Fuel http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The two companies estimate that waste oil in China could yield 500 million gallons of biofuel annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel#comments Environment Include in the Latest Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:59:00 +0000 151341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright, Justin Sullivan, Getty Images</em></p> Lego to Drop Shell Partnership, Bowing to Greenpeace Pressure http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We do not want to be part of Greenpeace's campaign," Lego chief executive Joergen Vig Knudstorp said about the company's decision to stop the multimillion dollar marketing deal with Shell. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure#comments Companies & Executives Environment Global Economy Leadership Include in the Latest Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:59:00 +0000 150411 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images