Months Before Work-From-Home Shift, Report Shows US Gas Mileage Down, Emissions UpBad environmental news after a new government report shows gas mileage for new vehicles dropped and pollution increased in model year 2019 for the first time in five years.
Ford Investigates Possible Overstatements On Gas Mileage And EmissionsFord Motor Co. has launched an investigation into whether it overstated gas mileage and understated emissions on a wide range of vehicles.
Researchers Feed Seaweed To Cows To Reduce Their, Uh, EmissionsResearchers are feeding seaweed to dairy cows in an attempt to make cattle more climate-friendly.
Exxon Says It Will Increase Climate-Change DisclosuresExxon says it will give more details about how climate change could affect its business.
South Texas Residents Cough, Rub Eyes In Harvey Pollution SpikePetrochemical corridor residents say air that is bad enough on normal days got worse as Harvey crashed into the nation's fourth-largest city and then yielded the highest ozone pollution so far this year anywhere in Texas.
Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air EmissionsAn environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the EPA in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions.
Dallas County Commissioner’s Vote To Lower Vehicle Inspection FeesWhile the bill to eliminate vehicle inspections died in the Texas Legislature, lawmakers in Dallas County are taking action.
Texas Senate Votes To Eliminate Vehicle Safety InspectionsThe Texas Senate has approved a bill that would eliminate the state's mandatory safety inspections for most vehicles.
Exxon Fined $20 Million For Emissions From Texas PlantA judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a penalty of nearly $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air over the course of eight years from a complex it operates east of Houston.
Volkswagen To Pay $2.8 billion In US Diesel Emission ScandalVolkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests.
VW Pleads Guilty In Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees IndictedSix high-level Volkswagen employees have been indicted by a grand jury in the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal, as the company admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay a record penalty.
U.S. Approves Fix For Some Volkswagen DieselsVolkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards. A federal and local group worked together and have approved a fix for around 67,000 of the 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis.
Volkswagen Reaches Deal On Last 80,000 Polluting CarsVolkswagen has reached a deal with U.S. regulators and attorneys for car owners for the remaining 80,000 diesel vehicles caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
Volkswagen Faces Deadline In Possible Emissions Scandal DealVolkswagen faced a Monday deadline to tell a federal judge whether it had reached a deal with U.S. regulators and attorneys for car owners on vehicles that cheated on emissions tests.
Volkswagen Bets On New Tech After Emissions CrisisVolkswagen hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more battery-powered cars, digital services such as ride-sharing, and more SUVs for the U.S. market.