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Many States Squander VW Settlement Money, US PIRG Report Shows

May 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

US PIRG has examined the proposals submitted by the states for spending the money they receive from the Volkswagen diesel cheating fund. It finds most states are not using that money to speed up the electrification of the transportation sector.


German Court Hands Down A Death Sentence For Diesel

February 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Nowhere is the fight between the public good and corporate greed more apparent than in Germany, a nation that has made diesel vehicles the basis of much economic prosperity. To get a better understanding of how important diesel-powered cars are to the German auto industry, watch episode 1 of the new Netflix series Dirty Money. It examines the love affair German car companies have had with diesel engines since the 1970s when OPEC shut off the world's petroleum supply


China Declares War On Polluters — Shutters 40% Of Factories

October 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

China is getting serious about curbing pollution. According to sources, up to 40% of its factories have been closed at least temporarily recently as the country has struggled to meet its year-end pollution reduction goals. Officials from more than 80,000 factories have been charged with criminal offences for breaching emissions limits over the past year



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