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Auto Fuel Economy Rises by 4.3 MPG in the Last Five Years
Posted on 17 Oct 2013 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

According to an October 2013 report completed by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, entitled “A Comparison of CAFE Standards and Actual CAFE Performance of New Light-Duty Vehicles,” model year 2013 vehicles... Read More

EPA and DOT Announce Next Steps toward Tighter Tailpipe and Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Cars and Trucks
Posted on 5 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

Move should save consumers money, reduce dependence on oil Washington - In keeping with President Obama’s vision to reduce greenhouse gases and increase fuel efficiency, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic... Read More

Ongoing exposure of numerous individuals to wind blown toxic materials comes within "mass action" exception to removal pursuant to the Class Action Fairness Act
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

In Abraham v. St. Croix Renaissance Group , 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 9899 (3rd Cir. 2013), Defendant sought to remove the case pursuant to Class Action Fairness Act ("CAFE"). Plaintiffs (459 in number) alleged that defendant purchased the site at... Read More