Michael’s Recent Stories
Politics Oct 24States and industry groups sue government over new clean air rules
States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels filed court challenges Friday to President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Nation Oct 07Lacking political clout in D.C., Volkswagen braces for Congress
WASHINGTON — For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table.
Nation Sep 29Volkswagen isn’t the first auto company accused of rigging tests
Volkswagen is far from the first auto company accused of trying to game required environmental tests.
Politics Sep 22Judge orders quicker review of emails from Hillary Clinton aide
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the State Department to speed up its review of emails from two key aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Politics Aug 22EPA knew of blowout risk ahead of Colorado mine accident
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency managers were aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an inactive Colorado mine that could release large volumes of wastewater laced with toxic heavy metals, according to documents released by the agency.