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Dem climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions...

Citroen unveils new hatchback as virus pushes event online

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - PSA Group unveiled one of its most important new models Tuesday with 20 people physically present and 2,600 watching online...

Dem climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by...

California approves 1st-in-US electric truck sales rule

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California regulators approved new rules on Thursday that would force automakers to sell more electric work trucks and delivery vans,...

EPA drops regulation for contaminant harming babies’ brains

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ended an Obama-era drive to regulate a widespread contaminant in drinking water linked to brain damage in infants....

EU urged to act against pesticides to fight insect decline

BRUSSELS (AP) - Environmental groups are urging the European Union to take drastic action to protect insects, saying in a report Tuesday that more...

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess giving up managing VW brand

BERLIN (AP) - Volkswagen's CEO is giving up up managing the company's core VW brand in order to concentrate more on the group as...

Probe: Top US official misused office to get son-in-law job

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get...

German court ruling clears the way to settle VW diesel cases

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - A German court has ruled that Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners of its diesel cars equipped with software...

Democrats decry ‘pandemic of pollution’ under Trump’s EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration's moves to roll back environmental regulations during the coronavirus crisis, with one senator saying...