Nation Aug 24

Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic

The AP's findings run counter to statements in late June by Susan Bodine, EPA's assistant administrator for enforcement, who told lawmakers the pandemic was not causing "a significant impact on routine compliance, monitoring and reporting" and that industry wasn't widely…

How did Volkswagen get caught rigging the emissions software of its diesel vehicles? William Brangham talks with John German of the International Council on Clean Transportation, one of the engineers who helped catch the automaker.