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By Allison Aubrey, NPR
With more people staying at home, food waste has grown across the country. Even before the pandemic nearly $281 billion worth of food was thrown away. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey reports on the aggressive effort by Denver, Colorado, to tackle…
By Michael Rios
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy announced Tuesday that the German automaker would plead guilty to felony charges.
By Michael Biesecker and Tom Krishner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Volkswagen has disclosed to U.S. regulators that there is additional suspect software in its 2016 diesel models that would potentially help their exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests.
By PBS NewsHour
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.
California's Air Resources Board on Friday approved updates to a key climate change rule that requires oil producers to cut carbon pollution from gasoline and diesel fuels by at least 10 percent by 2020. California is the only the second…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the EPA declared that greenhouse gases from passenger airlines, cargo planes and business jets are a danger to public health. Also, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell warned Congress about the looming Supreme…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming.
By Associated Press
A federal appeals court says the Environmental Protection Agency complied with the law in deciding which areas of the country failed to meet federal limits on smog-forming pollution.
In our news wrap Monday, Kenya’s military launched airstrikes on al-Shabab camps in Somalia for a second day. Meanwhile, Muslim political leaders in Kenya denounced the militant group. Also, about 1,800 people were trapped by Islamic State forces in a…
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