Judge Orders Volkswagen To Pay $2.8B In Emission ScandalA judge has ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker.
EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule In 23 statesThe Environmental Protection Agency plans to crack down on smokestack emissions that pollute the air in nearly two dozen states.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered CarThe District of Columbia's top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that's powered by air.
FPL Begins Process To Demolish Smoke Stacks At Port EvergladesThe iconic red and white striped smoke stacks that greet travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades will soon be no more.
Obama Proposal Could Relieve Price At The Pumpresident Barack Obama and automakers ushered in what could be the largest cut in fuel consumption since the 1970s on Friday with a deal that would save drivers money at the pump and dramatically cut heat-trapping gases coming from tailpipes.