Arizona’s Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa County official who calls himself “America’s toughest sheriff,” said at a civil rights trial that his department doesn’t arrest people “because of the color of their skin.”
Chevron Corp. helped write the first-in-the-nation rule ordering reduced carbon emissions from cars and trucks. Its biofuels chief spoke at the ceremony where California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the executive order in 2007, the same year the oil company pledged to develop a gasoline replacement from wood.
NYSE Euronext plans to create as many as 40 data center facilities globally in cities including Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Frankfurt in an expansion of the company’s hardware and system maintenance business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Stanley Young, chief executive officer of NYSE Technologies.
President Barack Obama’s administration altered its proposal for a 2025 U.S. fuel-economy average to 54.5 miles per gallon to make allowances for light trucks, people familiar with the negotiations said.
California passed rules discouraging the state’s refiners, including Chevron Corp. and Tesoro Corp., from processing types of crude that release more carbon when produced and delivered, such as output from Canada’s oil sands.