Automakers have a "wide range of cost-effective technologies" at their disposal to meet 2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for cars and light trucks.
But they may fall short of achieving the proposed fleet-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025 because of increased demand for SUVs and pickups.
That assessment came from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the California Air Resources Board in a recent report.
Progress Illinois rounds up reaction to the federal government's newly finalized methane rules targeting the oil and gas industry.
Royal Dutch Shell announced Monday that it is stopping its oil exploration in the Alaskan Arctic, which garnered the applause of several environmental groups.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a proposal Tuesday designed to clamp down on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.
A proposal from the Obama administration to curb methane emissions from oil and gas production sources was announced on Wednesday.
Progress Illinois provides highlights from the last Chicago City Council meeting of 2014.
Southern Illinois landowners and members of an environmental group have filed an appeal after a Madison County judge denied their request last month for a preliminary injunction to block the state's fracking rules from being implemented.
The state's permit application process for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has opened, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said on Tuesday.
A request by a group of southern Illinoisans for a preliminary injunction to block the state's fracking rules from being published was rejected Friday by a Madison County judge.