All posts tagged "EPA"
Volkswagen Chief Understands ‘Impatience’ on Emissions Fix
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller told workers at the German automaker’s lone U.S. plant in Tennessee that recovering from a diesel emissions cheating scandal “won’t be a walk in the park,” but that the company...
- Posted January 14, 2016
FDA Gives OK for Company’s Genetically Engineered Potato
BOISE, Idaho – A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration says. In a letter Tuesday...
- Posted January 13, 2016
US Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Software in Diesel Cars
WASHINGTON – The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air violations. The...
- Posted January 4, 2016
Puerto Rico government settles complaint with federal government to make upgrades to San Juan water infrastructure
Under two settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice, three Puerto Rico government agencies have agreed to upgrade portions of storm water systems they own within the Municipality of San...
- Posted December 23, 2015