"The White House today began a weeklong effort to promote plans to boost infrastructure spending by private companies, states and cities."
"The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014."
"Several state attorneys general are asking federal regulators to strengthen rules on trains transporting crude oil."
"Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says."
"Residents of a coastal community in Oregon are considering whether to try to derail a fossil fuel export project in their rural county, a decision that could put them at odds with the Trump administration."
"ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Dozens of new cars and trucks go into surgery each day on the quiet green campus here in the heart of auto country. Engineers expose their guts, hook them up to big computers with wires and tubes, and pretend to drive them on massive treadmills in an effort to ensure new vehicles don't emit harmful pollution."
"A federal judge has approved a settlement between Volkswagen and its customers that will see the automaker pay at least $1.22 billion to repair or buy back 3.0-liter diesel vehicles as part of the company’s emissions-cheating scandal."
Canoes have long been part of North America’s cultural fabric. And a hefty new book, rich in visuals, tells the story of this unique mode of transport, which brings us closer to nature and despite changes in materials has remained essentially unchanged.
"Twin Cities is a hot spot in a national study of lakes and road-salt runoff. It showed that salt concentrations in the Mississippi, mostly from road salt, have increased 81 percent since 1985."
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