Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – a group of lawyers at Columbia Law School have urged President Obama that he invoke a little known clause in the Clean Air Act, which the advocates claim would allow the EPA to immediately seize direct control over state economies, with a view to forcing down CO2…
Tea Party congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC 3) told me he wants to roll back the Clean Air and Water Acts and shrink the EPA. Find out the other agencies he wants to eliminate... Myrtle Beach: South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention Sunday, Jan. Show More Summary
The nation’s top legal scholars have identified a powerful and flexible emissions-reduction tool in the Clean Air Act. The post How The Paris Climate Agreement Unlocks A Powerful Tool In The Clean Air Act appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A largely-untapped provision of the Clean Air Act authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an economy-wide, market-based program to reduce domestic greenhouse gas emissions and achieve the Obama Administration’s...Show More Summary
A just-filed lawsuit by the DOJ against VW for its diesel scandal lays out the cheating timeline and the requested billions in Clean Air Act fines. Continue reading DOJ lawsuit shows feds were aware of VW diesel tricks in 2014 DOJ lawsuit...Show More Summary
After the much-publicized emissions cheating scandal, the United States Justice Department has filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen. VW is accused of violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal systems that allow vehicles to cheat emissions tests and stealthily produce heavy air pollution. Show More Summary
The second-largest auto company in the world was sued by the U.S. Justice Department after it allegedly violated the Clean Air Act by installing illegal emissions devices on nearly 600,000 diesel cars. Read more...
US Justice Department files a civil lawsuit against carmaker for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act.
Government says diesel engine cars were equipped with software that allowed the carmaker to cheat on clean air standards.
The U.S. Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday it is suing German carmaker Volkswagen over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. The lawsuit alleges that the 600,000 two- and three-liter diesel...Show More Summary
Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act by "selling, introducing into commerce, or importing into the United States motor vehicles" designed differently from what the company had stated in applications for certification to teh US Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, according to the US Department of Justice.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday filed a civil suit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal devices to impair emission control systems in 600,000 vehicles.
We've all heard them. Claims from powerful special interests and members of Congress blaming federal environmental regulations for a host of economic maladies. The Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), are vilified with alarming regularity. Show More Summary
Nixon was not one to be outdone by his political rival "Mr. Clean" Ed Muskie -- and so we have the Clean Air Act
Why spend billions on clean cars nobody wants to buy when you can spend a fraction of the cost on clean air credits?
The Clean Air Act might be massive, complex, and unwieldy, but it doesn't "occupy the field" of air pollution control, the Sixth Circuit reminded us in two decisions released earlier this month. As such, the Clean Air Act does not preempt state common law claims against polluters who are......
Hard to believe how much has changed in a quarter-century. It was twenty-five years ago today that President George H. W. Bush signed into law the 1990 Clean Air Act,...
Volkswagen Group claims that the company has not been installing cheating software in its three-liter engines to bypass EPA standards.
The EPA sent out a second notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen on Monday. The post Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Scandal Involves Even More Cars Than Originally Thought appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it has issued a second notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen, expanding the list of vehicles affected by the growing global emissions-test scandal. The additional vehicles affected by the violation notice include the diesel versions...