EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Texas Expects EPA To 'Get On Top Of' Toxic Water RiskTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency "to get on top" of the threat of possible water contamination.
VW Plots Return To Relevance In U.S. After Diesel ScandalVolkswagen is rolling out its plan for re-selling most of the cars involved in the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Germans Arrest Suspect In Volkswagen Case After U.S. ChargesGerman prosecutors said Friday they have arrested a former employee of the Volkswagen unit Audi in connection with the company's diesel scandal.
Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties To Fossil Fuel InterestsNewly obtained emails underscore just how closely EPA chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.
EPA Withdraws Obama-Era Request For Data On Oil, Natural GasThe Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing an Obama-era request that oil and natural gas companies provide information on methane emissions at oil and gas operations.
Sources: U.S. To Allege Fiat Chrysler Cheated On EmissionsThe U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of violating the Clean Air Act on some of its diesel engines, according to two people briefed on the case.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.
Mayor: Corpus Christi Water Ban LiftedA nearly four-day ban on drinking the water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was lifted on Sunday after test results showed no contamination due to a chemical leak, the city's mayor announced.
Judge To Hear Objections To $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA federal judge on Tuesday was set to hear from Volkswagen owners opposed to a $10 billion settlement over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal before he determines if the deal is fair to consumers.

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