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Trump administration receives second warning on delayed clean air rules

A second judge has told the Trump administration and Interior Department it cannot continue to put off clean air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands, according to an Associated Press article published last week. The department has been ordered reinstate the Obama-era regulation meant to restrict dangerous methane emissions known to cause

Loophole in Trump EPA rule allows trucks to bypass emissions standards and regulations

A truck dealership in central Tennessee is currently showcasing the fact that “glider” trucks are easily able to bypass emissions rules because of a loophole the Trump administration and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt are pushing to keep in place after the Obama administration enacted a rule to eliminate it. Glider trucks contribute heavily to air

Energy Institute High School InvenTeam Mid-Grant Technical Review

Date: Wed, 02/28/2018
Location: 1808 Sampson St.

The Energy Institute High School InvenTeam has recently received a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant of $9,000 for a product designed to prevent biodiesel from gelling at low temperatures. Energy Institute is the first team in HISD to win the grant. You’re invited to the InvenTeam Mid-Grant Technical Review of their biodiesel bus project. The event will