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Former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn leaves after testifying to a German parliamentary committee on the carmaker's emissions scandal in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters
Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud and other offenses in connection with the company's massive, multi-year effort to cheat on diesel emissions testing.

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How will Oregon clean up diesel air pollution?

As many as 400 Oregon residents are estimated to die prematurely every year from exposure to diesel exhaust, a toxic carcinogen and a contributor to climate change. While new vehicles have emission requirements, there are no regulations for the older…

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