Texas Sues Volkswagen And AudiThe state is seeking restitution on behalf of Texas consumers.
EPA Investigating VW 2016 Emissions ControlsVolkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars.
States Issue Subpoena In VW InvestigationStates launched an investigation after the automaker admitted to rigging emissions technology.
Volkswagen CEO "Sorry" For Tarnished Brand; ResignsVolkswagen's smog-test scandal escalated Tuesday as the company acknowledged putting stealth software in millions of vehicles worldwide.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered CarThe District of Columbia's top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that's powered by air.
5 Texas Counties Won't Meet New Ozone LimitThe Obama administration is proposing stricter emissions limits on ozone, a pollutant that leads to smog and is linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
GOP Governors: EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules A Job KillerRepublican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.
6 Arlington Men Sentenced In Emission-Testing Scheme A federal judge has sentenced six North Texas men for their role in a scheme to overcharge for auto emission tests and submit thousands of fraudulent results to the state.
State Judge Rules Atmosphere & Air Must Be Protected A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.
Court Upholds EPA's Greenhouse Gas RulesThe rules -- challenged by industry groups and states, including Texas -- will reduce emissions of six heat-trapping gases from large industrial facilities as well as automobile tailpipes.
State Program Offers Car Repair, Replacement HelpA limited amount of funds has become available for the 2012 AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. The program offers financial assistance to help the owners of older Texas vehicles comply with emissions standards.