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Man sought in North Carolina shooting death; 1 man charged

Jan. 12, 2022 17:44 PM EST

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — One man is in custody and another man is being sought in a shooting death in North Carolina, a sheriff's office said Wednesday. The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office said Isaac McKinely Dixon, 22, is wanted on one count of murder in the shooting death of Jose...

Florida seeks to make street takeovers, car stunts illegal

Jan. 12, 2022 14:55 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Street takeovers to perform car stunts like doughnuts, drifting and burnouts would be illegal in Florida under a bill unanimously approved by a Senate committee Wednesday. Street takeovers have become an almost nightly event in Miami and other Florida...

As spending bill stalls, Biden climate goals remain elusive

Jan. 08, 2022 13:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden faces a steep path to achieve his ambitious goal of slashing planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, amid legislative gridlock that has stalled a $2 trillion package of social and environmental initiatives. Biden’s Build...

France urges green habits with new car ads, bans on plastic

Dec. 31, 2021 08:49 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — No more plastic packaging around fruits and vegetables and car ads promoting walking and cycling instead of driving: in 2022, French customers will be encouraged to adopt more environmentally friendly habits under a series of new regulations. The measures promoted by...

Woman shot after police pursuit, ramming officers cars

Dec. 29, 2021 16:51 PM EST

DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A law enforcement officer shot a woman in the arm after a pursuit in which she rammed two police cars near Deer Lodge, injuring an officer, Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselles said Wednesday. A deputy and a Deer Lodge Police officer responded to a report...

New Mexico governor seeks low-carbon fuel standard

Dec. 20, 2021 16:57 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Democratic governor on Monday renewed her call for state legislators in the major oil producing state to approve requirements for fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said in a statement that “New Mexico...

Biden boosts fuel-economy standards to fight climate change

Dec. 20, 2021 14:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step to fight climate change, the Biden administration is raising vehicle mileage standards to significantly reduce emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases, reversing a Trump-era rollback that loosened fuel efficiency standards. A final rule issued...

EPA: Biden administration sharply raising mileage standards for cars and trucks to address climate change

Dec. 20, 2021 11:01 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA: Biden administration sharply raising mileage standards for cars and trucks to address climate change.

Biden's highway safety pick vows to reduce US traffic deaths

Dec. 16, 2021 15:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick to run the nation’s highway safety agency pledged Thursday to attack a crisis of fatal car crashes by implementing safety rules to deter impaired driving while scrutinizing fast-emerging automated technologies, such as in Tesla vehicles, that could...

Lamont signs sweeping order on climate change, pollution

Dec. 16, 2021 14:33 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a sweeping executive order aimed at reducing pollution and addressing climate change Thursday, a month after pulling back his support of a regional climate initiative amid concerns it would further increase gas prices. Under...