Trader Joe's To Pay $500K Penalty In Federal Emissions SettlementTrader Joe’s will pay a $500,000 penalty and take steps to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 stores as part of a settlement reached Tuesday with federal prosecutors and regulators.
9 Accused Of Falsely Certifying Smog Check Tests At South LA ShopNine people connected to a South Los Angeles smog-check shop are accused of conducting hundreds of fraudulent inspections that falsely certified vehicles had passed emissions tests.
Justice Department Sues Volkswagen Over Emissions-Cheating SoftwareThe Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations.
EPA: Volkswagen Cheats Again On Pollution TestsVolkswagen’s emission scandal grew as the German automaker was accused of cheating again, this time involving luxury vehicles.
Viewed As 'Conscience Of Congress,' Environmental Advocate Henry Waxman RetiresWhen the gavel signaled the end of the 113th session for the U.S. Congress this month it also marked the end of a 40-year career for California Congressman Henry Waxman.
Hyundai-Kia To Pay US $100M For Overstating MpgThe penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
Anti-Smog Agency Allows Companies To Pollute By Purchasing CreditSouthern California's anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credit.
Southern California Air Board Approves Pollution ProgramSouthern California's anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credits.
SoCal Air District Considers Emission CreditsThe governing board for Southern California's anti-smog agency is expected to consider a plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credits.

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