Tag: Automotive industry regulation


‘Unlikely advocate’ Michael Vick meets with lawmakers on ‘pets in cars’ bill

*Steelers quarterback Michael Vick is making good on a promise that he would advocate for animal safety locally. Vick is scheduled to meet with Pennsylvania lawmakers Tuesday in support of PA House Bill 1516, or the pets in cars bill, which would give cops authority to rescue dogs and cats from cars due to unsafe … Continue reading Michael Vick Meeting With Lawmakers on ‘Pets In Cars’ Bill: ‘I Know I’m an Unlikely Advocate’ →


First Black EPA Administrator Jackson steps down

by Kevin Freking WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation’s economy and people’s health. FIRST BLACK EPA CHIEF– This photo April 17, 2012 photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)