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Volkswagen Executive Gets Max Sentence Of 7 Years For Role In Emissions Scandal

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Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

A former Volkswagen AG executive received the maximum sentence on Wednesday of seven years in prison and a $400,000 fine for his role in the company’s emissions scandal.

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California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

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Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

A California lawmaker wants to put the state alongside China, France and the U.K. and have its legislature consider a ban on vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

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Fossil Fuel Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2017 As Coal Burning Increases

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Mon, 11/13/2017 (All day)

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are surging again after staying flat for three years, climate scientists reported on Monday, a sign that efforts to rein in planet-warming gases still have a long way to go.

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Exxon Mobil ‘Misled’ Public On Climate Change For 40 Years, Harvard Study Finds

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Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:51pm

Exxon Mobil Corp. deliberately deceived the public about the dangers of climate change for four decades, a new Harvard University study finds.

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Despite complaints, judge says Aliso Canyon natural gas facility can reopen

Published: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:49am

A state appeals court judge ruled Saturday that Southern California Gas Co. can resume operations at its Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, the source of the biggest methane leak in the country’s history.