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Volkswagen to Recall 11 Million Vehicles for Diesel Fix

Volkswagen announced plans on Tuesday to refit up to 11 million vehicles and overhaul its namesake brand to try to move on from the scandal over its cheating on diesel emissions tests. New Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said the German …

Washington Panel Issues Dueling Climate Reports

A bipartisan Washington climate panel has released dueling reports how to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. The panel posted separate reports online Wednesday, splitting along party lines. It had missed a December deadline to come up with recommendations on …

Judge Declines to Dismiss Emissions Suit Against ExxonMobil

A federal judge has declined to throw out a 2010 environmental lawsuit against ExxonMobil Corp. over emissions from its Baytown oil refinery. U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston adopted a magistrate’s April 3 recommendation that the Sierra Club and …

New U.N. Climate Deal Struck; Critics Say Gains Modest

Countries from around the globe agreed on Sunday to forge a new deal forcing all the biggest polluters for the first time to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but critics said the plan was too timid to slow global warming. A …