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Volkswagen Executive Gets Max Sentence Of 7 Years For Role In Emissions Scandal

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Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

A former Volkswagen AG executive received the maximum sentence on Wednesday of seven years in prison and a $400,000 fine for his role in the company’s emissions scandal.

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Over a dozen states balk at California’s egg law, sue

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Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages.

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California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

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Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

A California lawmaker wants to put the state alongside China, France and the U.K. and have its legislature consider a ban on vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

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Why An Oil Company Plans To Build California's Biggest Solar Energy Project

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Mon, 12/04/2017 (All day)

The Belridge oil field in the San Joaquin Valley of California has produced about 1.7 billion barrels of heavy crude since its discovery in 1911. Thanks to advances in solar power, its next 500 million barrels will be a little bit greener.

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Trump’s EPA wants to ignore science and put more dirty trucks back on the road

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Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

Diesel exhaust fumes are the most foul tailpipe emissions on the road, as anyone stuck in traffic behind an aging bus or 18-wheeler can attest.