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EU Seeks to Balance Emissions Controls and Global Competitiveness
Posted on 9 Jul 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

The European Union has placed a growing emphasis on climate change policies in recent years, and the week of June 15–19 marked the 10 th annual European Union Sustainable Energy Week focusing on “sustainable mobility,” decarbonisation... Read More

EPA Announces It Will Release New Guidelines on Vehicle MPG Ratings
Posted on 30 Apr 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

The EPA announced, on February 23, 2015, that it will release new guidelines for vehicle fuel economy testing. The new guidelines will apply next year and will address how vehicles should be prepared and broken in before fuel economy testing. The testing... Read More

Millions For Offsite Gasoline Contamination
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by Dianne Saxe

The Ontario Superior Court has awarded millions to a neighbouring property owner for historic offsite gasoline contamination. The decision in Canadian Tire Real Estate Ltd. v. Huron Concrete Supply Ltd . illustrates, and will perpetuate, the continuing... Read More

War of Words over E15 Standard
Posted on 17 May 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

With the EPA expected to rule on a waiver that would permit E15 (15% ethanol fuel) to be sold in the U.S. a war of words is heating up between ethanol advocastes, oil industry spokesmen and others. As Ethanol Producer reports: In the space of two... Read More