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Volkswagen Expected to Pay Another $1 Billion in Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen Expected to Pay Another $1 Billion in Emissions Scandal

Cars at Mastria Volkswagen in Raynham, Mass. The settlement with the federal government covers the remaining group of diesel cars involved in the scandal: about 80,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche

At Scott Pruitt’s Confirmation Hearing, Science Will Be on Trial

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt may be a climate change denier, but that alone won’t derail his nomination to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. So when confirmation hearings for

Trump Voters Celebrate The First 50 Days! (OR DO THEY?)

Susie's back! And thrilled with all of the work Donald Trump's been doin'. She went to find his fellow supporters but apparently they're not happy about the whole "dumping waste in our rivers" thing.

Chris Wallace Nails EPA Secretary Pruitt For Enabling Polluters

One of Trump's faithful government-annihilating, swamp-cabinet members, EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt, appeared on Fox News Sunday, and Chris Wallace took him to task right away. Polluting America to
See The March For Science Protests Around The World

See The March For Science Protests Around The World

Lab coats take to the streets in the name of science and facts.

The Golden Age of the EPA

On New Year’s Day in 1970, President Richard Nixon appeared in San Clemente, California, for the momentous signing of the National Environmental Policy Act—the congressional statute that formally
U.S. Reopens Harley Settlement, Cutting Funds for Pollution Reduction Plan

U.S. Reopens Harley Settlement, Cutting Funds for Pollution Reduction Plan

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence with Harley-Davidson and union officials in February.
Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Oliver Schmidt, a Volkswagen executive, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in the company’s diesel emissions scandal.
Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Oliver Schmidt, a Volkswagen executive, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in the company’s diesel emissions scandal.
Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Oliver Schmidt, a Volkswagen executive, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in the company’s diesel emissions scandal.
Study: Fines for Illegal Pollution Plummeted Under Trump

Study: Fines for Illegal Pollution Plummeted Under Trump

A 60% drop on average from comparable time periods under the past three presidents.
Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Carbon capture equipment at a generating station near Houston, with coal piled in the background. Industry executives expect that utilities will still be subject to some restrictions on emissions even
Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Carbon capture equipment at a generating station near Houston, with coal piled in the background. Industry executives expect that utilities will still be subject to some restrictions on emissions even
Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Carbon capture equipment at a generating station near Houston, with coal piled in the background. Industry executives expect that utilities will still be subject to some restrictions on emissions even
Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

A power plant in Homer City, Pa. President Trump has vowed since the campaign to repeal the Clean Power Plan, which was designed to cut emissions from the power sector.
Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

A power plant in Homer City, Pa. President Trump has vowed since the campaign to repeal the Clean Power Plan, which was designed to cut emissions from the power sector.
Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

A power plant in Homer City, Pa. President Trump has vowed since the campaign to repeal the Clean Power Plan, which was designed to cut emissions from the power sector.
The end of the war on coal?

The end of the war on coal?

At least for a few years The post The end of the war on coal? appeared first on Hot Air.
The Toxic Air Covering Northern California

The Toxic Air Covering Northern California

“It is completely unsafe to be here at this moment,” said Jennifer Franco, a resident of Fairfield, California, on Wednesday afternoon, as massive wildfires ripped through Santa Rosa and Napa a few