West Oakland Air Pollution Concerns Prompt Civil Rights ComplaintA civil rights complaint alleges air pollution from diesel emissions at the Port of Oakland disproportionately impacts communities of color.
Volkswagen Pleads Guilty In Diesel Emissions Cheating CaseVolkswagen has pleaded guilty to cheating the U.S. government by using software to evade emission rules in nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles.
Port Of Oakland Touts Reduction Of Diesel EmissionsDiesel emissions at the Port of Oakland have declined dramatically since 2005, the result of a concerted effort by the port to improve air quality in neighboring communities, port officials said Friday.
VW To Pay $1 Billion To Compensate Owners Of Emissions-Cheating DieselsA person briefed on the matter says Volkswagen has reached an agreement with the U.S. government to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that cheat on emissions tests.
California To Conduct Its Own Probe Into Volkswagen Diesel EmissionsCalifornia is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen’s admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
Port of Oakland Celebrates New Equipment That Will Help Reduce Diesel ToxinsWest Oakland residents can breathe a little easier now that the Port of Oakland has new equipment that will take some of the diesel toxins out of the air.
Ships At Port Of Oakland Switch Off Diesel Engines Vessel operators of a Singapore-based container shipping line are taking the maritime industry in a new direction.
California To Give More Time For Diesel Emission RulesBusinesses will have more time to comply with California’s tough diesel emissions standards for trucks, buses and construction equipment under new, relaxed rules expected to be adopted by air quality officials.