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Feds: Engineer manipulated diesel emissions at Fiat Chrysler

Prosecutors this week unsealed criminal charges in an investigation of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles, accusing an engineer of cheating on pollution tests to get approval from U.S. and California regulators to sell more than 100,000 pickup trucks and SUVs. The ...

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Feds: Engineer manipulated diesel emissions at Fiat Chrysler

Prosecutors this week unsealed criminal charges in an investigation of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles, accusing an engineer of cheating on pollution tests to get approval from U.S. and California regulators to sell more than 100,000 pickup trucks and SUVs. The ...

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21 states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration this week over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants, with California’s governor saying the president is trying to rescue an outdated industry. In June, the U.S. Environmental ...

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21 states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration this week over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants, with California’s governor saying the president is trying to rescue an outdated industry. In June, the U.S. Environmental ...

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Next U.S. Supreme Court term could bring focus on Clean Air Act

On Dec. 10, the court will hear oral arguments appealing a ruling by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that struck down a federal rule requiring upwind states to reduce power plant air emissions that affect downwind states’ air quality.

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Emissions inspectors face federal charges

Three Jefferson County emissions inspectors have been charged with violations of the Clean Air Act for falsifying auto emission tests. The U.S. Attorney’s Office issued an indictment against Herschel Clark, 34, Fenton; Jon Clark, 39, Desoto; and Jeremy Cook, 35, ...

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W.R. Grace found not guilty in asbestos trial

W.R. Grace & Co. was found not guilty in connection with asbestos contamination of Libby, Mont., ending what was called the biggest environmental-crime prosecution in U.S. history. A federal jury in Missoula, Mont., on Friday acquitted the company and three ...

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