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EPA says Volkswagen cheated a 2nd time on pollution tests

...compensation to owners.The EPA said Monday that the software on the six-cylinder diesels has a timer that turns on pollution controls when testing begins and turns them off then the test ends. Tests are conducted on a treadmill-like instrument...
Nation and World
More VW woes: New diesels have suspect software last year about irregularities with the emissions produced by the older cars.The software at issue makes a pollution-control catalyst heat up faster, improving performance of the device that separates smog-causing nitrogen oxide into...
Nation and World
Auto experts: Top managers probably knew of VW cheating

...that a few software developers tampered with the pollution controls on some of VW's diesel engines. He said top executives...its diesel cars worldwide have software that turns pollution controls on when the vehicles are being tested on a treadmill-like...
Nation and World
For years, VW software thwarted pollution regulations

...success story was so good that pollution-control advocates did their own tests...installing software that switches on pollution controls during smog tests, then switches...cost of more sophisticated pollution controls, since it sells far more diesels...
Nation and World
My Turn: Clarifying air quality

...prevail in negotiating penalties at a time when cruise companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in new pollution controls to make Alaska skies cleaner.Much like the waste water controversy, some will attempt to use this issue to further...
Ship company, engineer reach deal in Alaska pollution case

...dump untreated oily bilge water over the side of the 603-foot ship, bypassing the oil-water separator and other pollution control equipment, prosecutors said."Nobody knows exactly how much oily waste is illegally dumped from ships, but as...
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem long-term waste management and perpetual pollution control. They are also needed to compensate for economic...sites and the need for virtually perpetual water pollution control. At the same time, the momentum for weak regulations...
Senate candidates weigh in on Arctic issues bureaucracy should ever be allowed to tax and regulate Alaska businesses, impose 'climate change' and pollution controls on us, and redistribute our technology and wealth."National Security: With the balance of world power shifting...
State | AK legislature
State to Chieftain: Keep us in the loop

...letter asking Chieftain Metals to be forthcoming with information concerning the shutdown and eventual restart of pollution controls at the Tulsequah Chief mine in British Columbia.Chieftain Metals announced it would shut down a $9 million interim...
My turn: Is an operating mine needed to clean up the Tulsequah Chief site?

...Flannigan Slough. When metal prices dropped Cominco abandoned the site without undertaking any decommissioning or pollution control. As the current owner of the Tulsequah Chief site, Chieftain is responsible for remediating the historic acid mine...


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