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Trump withdraws US from Paris climate agreement
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Rob Marciano break down the reactions across Washington and the world in response to the president's announcement.
Congress reacts to Trump withdrawing US from Paris climate accord
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Rob Marciano talk to Mary Bruce about reactions from Democrats and Republicans on the Hill.
Fiat Chrysler defeat devices allowed less pollution during tests, EPA says
The U.S. government filed suit today against Fiat Chrysler , alleging the automaker equipped more than 100,000 vehicles with so-called defeat devices that circumvent federal emission standards . The software -- installed on diesel-fueled Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 in model years 2013 to 2016
Trump's first 100 days of environmental policy
President Donald Trump ’s 100th day in office coincides with planned climate and science marches around the country. The People’s Climate Movement a mega-group with buy-in from Sierra Club, SEIU, NAACP, the National Resources Defense Council and local unions, is planning a protest in Washington,
'This Week' Transcript 3-26-17: Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Mark Meadows, Roger Stone, and Scott Pruitt
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on March 26, 2017 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS , ABC HOST: The president in Kentucky previewing the new executive order he’ll sign this week to relax regulations on power plants. It’s his latest move to undo President Obama’s environmental
Volkswagen Pleads Guilty, Pays $4.3 Billion in Fines to Settle Diesel Emissions Scandal
Automotive giant Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines for the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Justice Department and automaker announced today. A federal grand jury in Michigan has also indicted six Volkswagen employees and executives for their
Volkswagen Executive Arrested for Alleged Role in Emissions 'Conspiracy'
Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt was arrested by the FBI on Saturday for his alleged role in the company’s suspected "scheme" to cheat emissions standards , according to a criminal complaint unsealed Monday. Schmidt, who led the automaker’s U.S. environmental regulatory compliance office from
Volkswagen to Compensate Dealers Affected By Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen has reached a "deal in principle" to compensate 652 VW brand dealers affected by its diesel emissions scandal, the company announced today. The settlement amount has not yet been disclosed, but will involve cash payments to "resolve alleged past, current, and future claims of losses in
Volkswagen Reaches Settlement in Emissions Case
The scandal came to light last September when Volkswagen admitted that some of its diesel vehicles used illegal "defeat device" software.
Why Volkswagen Drivers in Europe Are Still Waiting for a Diesel Emissions Deal
While Volkswagen may have shown progress in resolving its diesel emissions issue for about 500,000 cars in the U.S., owners of millions of Volkswagen cars in Europe are still waiting for a settlement with the carmaker. Volkswagen had previously announced that a software fix on European cars could