Air Pollution

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

Jul 10, 2018

The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry

Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

Jul 9, 2018

A U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal

Pruitt leaves his mark on businesses but will it last?

Jul 6, 2018

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt leaves his mark on businesses after his resignation but it may be up to the courts to see if it will last

Pruitt is out, handing EPA reins to former coal lobbyist

Jul 6, 2018

Scott Pruitt turns the Environmental Protection Agency over to a far less flashy deputy expected to continue Pruitt's rule-cutting, business-friendly ways as steward of the country's environmental future

Germany's top court OKs use of VW documents in diesel probe

Jul 6, 2018

Germany's highest court says investigators can examine internal documents seized last year from automaker Volkswagen as part of a probe into the diesel emissions scandal

EPA rollbacks already touching Americans' lives

Jul 6, 2018

Ordinary people across America already living the results of environmental changes under Pruitt

Americans already living EPA rollbacks under Pruitt

Jul 6, 2018

Ordinary people across America already living the results of environmental changes under Pruitt

VW worker, 60, files age discrimination case in Tennessee

Jun 29, 2018

A 60-year-old employee at Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto plant has filed a class-action lawsuit in which he contends the company is using a rebranding effort to discriminate against workers once they turn 50

UN group approves standards for tracking airline emissions

Jun 28, 2018

A UN group has agreed on standards for measuring how much airlines need to offset greenhouse-gas emissions from their planes

Africa's pollution killing thousands of infants, study says

Jun 27, 2018

Africa's pollution killing tens of thousands of infants every year, study says


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