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Mercedes-Benz, Nissan debuting 2015 models

...Mercedes enters the small market for fully electric cars in the U.S. with the B-Class hatchback. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that its 177-horsepower motor can go 85 miles on a charge, but Mercedes claims that's closer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-11-20/mercedes-benz-nissan-debuting
Developer in rural Georgia tries building coal-fired power plant

...Ebersbach, an attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center, which has challenged the plant. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may clarify what will happen when it publishes a final rule next year."I think it probably is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/developer-rural-georgia-tries
Investment in solar panels can pay off with gas-free driving

...rural Kentucky, the Volt was the better choice because he needs the security of a backup gas engine.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's fuel-economy Web site - www.fueleconomy.gov ? lists the number of kilowatt hours that a car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-02/investment-solar-panels-ca
New gas line proposed for Alabama, Georgia, Florida

...Florida would be less likely to run short of gas if a hurricane damaged Gulf production facilities.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recommended FERC ask for more proof to verify the existing pipelines were at their limits, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-11/new-gas-line-proposed-alabama
Alligator had unusual taste

...dumping of oil, solvents and auto parts and demolition residue.The organization is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to obtain assistance with cleanup operations to make the site suitable for reuse.In the meantime, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-10-11/alligator-had-unusual-ta
Georgia lawmaker describes a 'screwed-up mess'

...campaigns signaled a topic of wide interest.But it's not an issue they'll be able to vote on. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are considering rules designed to enforce the Clean Water Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-26/georgia-lawmaker-describ
Pass regs to protect water

...feed into the Savannah River and into the drinking water for 4.9 million Georgians.Thankfully, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working to protect the Savannah River. This spring, the EPA proposed a rule to close the loopholes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-18/pass-regs-protect-water
Sales tax free weekend on energy- and water-efficent products ends Sunday

...high-efficiency toilets, bathroom sink faucets and showerheads. The items must be labeled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.At Lowe's on Bobby Jones Expressway, the store advertises the holiday to customers so they're aware...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-03/sales-tax-f
EPA: Army must move faster on old base contamination testing

...moved to help Partin and other residents get answers. Warning of an imminent danger to human health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ordered the Army to move faster in testing homes, informing residents of the results and providing help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/epa-army-must-move-faster-old
Corps of Engineers' settlement won't change Thurmond Dam operations

Thurmond Dam won't be required to report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency the amount of pollutants it's sending into the Savannah River, as a recent legal settlement ordered the Army Corps of Engineers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/corps-engineers-settlement-w