As the U.S. House prepares to consider legislation to roll back clean air rules, Environment Maine released a new report today showing that smog levels in Maine exceeded the national health standard in 2010 at urban, suburban, and rural sites in six different Maine counties.
As Mainers face $4-per-gallon gas prices, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save every Mainer family an average of $490 at the gas pump this summer alone. Environment Maine released the report as the Obama administration develops new fuel efficiency and global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks.
As oil prices rise steeply, an Environment Maine report released today finds that Mainers could cut oil and other fossil fuel use and reduce pollution through the deployment of off the shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology.
As Mainers prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save Mainers roughly $911,000 at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.