News bites: BP feared massive spill rate

BP initially said the 2010 oil spill could spew more oil into the Gulf than the government's early estimates, The Associated Press reports.

The federal government is installing energy-efficient LED lights on the National Mall, The Washington Post reports.

Activists are pressuring the Chinese government to address longstanding concerns about the country’s air pollution, The New York Times reports.

The Post reports on a fight over California’s low-carbon fuel standard.