Regulators Fail To Impose Emissions Cap On Bay Area Oil RefineriesOil companies didn't want any cap while environmentalist said the caps, which were rolled back in recent weeks out of fear of lawsuits, were a huge step back.
San Francisco Hits Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Early San Francisco has reached an ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gases locally two years ahead of schedule, city officials said Tuesday.
Government Accuses Fiat Chrysler Of Cheating On Diesel EmissionsThe U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel engines that allows them to emit more pollution than allowed under the Clean Air Act.
In Climate Fight, California Draws Up Cow Fart, Manure RegulationsThe nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
Judge To Decide On $15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions Deal A federal judge in San Francisco is facing a deadline on whether to approve a nearly $15 billion deal over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
$15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions Deal Clears First HurdleA $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to a deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles.
VW To Pay Owners Up To $7K In Wake Of $10B Diesel Emissions ScandalVolkswagen will pay owners of its polluting diesel cars up to seven thousand dollars and agree to fund a grant program to offset air pollution.
Volkswagen Agrees To Buy Back, Fix Cars In Emissions Cheating ScandalA judge says an agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them.
Volkswagen CEO: Details Of Fix For Emissions-Rigging Software By Month's EndVolkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German regulators by month's end, and most will not need major work.
Beleaguered Volkswagen Offers U.S. Diesel Owners $1,000 In Gift Cards, VouchersOwners of 482,000 diesel Volkswagens and Audis in the U.S. are eligible for $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers as the automaker strives to placate customers dismayed by an emissions-rigging scandal.
Volkswagen Halts Sales Of 3.0 Liter Diesels In US After Emissions ScandalVolkswagen is temporarily halting sales of more diesel vehicles in the U.S. and Canada after regulators said they cheated on emissions tests.
Lawsuit Demands Refunds For Owners Of Volkswagen Emissions-Cheating DieselsThere is a push to get full refunds for Volkswagen diesel owners in the wake of the emissions-test rigging scandal.
Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility For Emissions-Scandal, Admits No WrongdoingVolkswagen's CEO Martin Winterkorn has stepped following the EPA discovery that stealth software makes VW's 2009-2015 2.0-liter diesel engine cars run cleaner during emissions tests than in actual driving.
Volkswagen To Fix 500,000 Diesel Cars After EPA Discovers Automaker Rigged Emissions TestsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of getting around U.S. clean air rules -- rigging emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars. In response, Volkswagen has halted the sale of some vehicles in the U.S.
Gov. Brown Speeds Up California’s Climate Change Response With New Executive OrderGovernor Jerry Brown wants California to slash its carbon footprint even more quickly than is already called for in the continent's most ambitious climate change law.