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Center for Auto Safety Sues Volkswagen & Audi Over Defeat Device Emission Violations

October 19, 2015
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Center for Auto Safety Sues Volkswagen & Audi Over Emission Violations Using Defeat Devices

A New Skirmish in the Ethanol Wars – 5/16/12

The auto and oil industries plan to release a report on Wednesday indicating that some cars running on E15, the 15 percent ethanol blend that was recently authorized by the Environmental Protection Agency, experienced engine damage.

GM to change company it keeps

By John Maggs

November 3, 2010

…But the end of government control of General Motors means that it will be free to resume its long-standing efforts to resist fuel economy standards, according to Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Coalition.

Cap But No Trade

By Jonathan Chait

October 21, 2010

…The proposal will call for a 20 percent reduction in heat-trapping emissions from trucks’ tailpipes, according to Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign….

Gov’t pushes fuel efficiency

Tulsa World

By Staff and Wire Reports

October 26, 2010

Dan Becker, director of the safe climate campaign for the Center for Auto Safety, said that though the administration deserves credit for issuing the standards, "the bad news is that the proposal leaves almost half of the pollution savings on the table compared to what the National Academy of Sciences recommended." …

Gov't pushes fuel efficiency

Tulsa World

By Staff and Wire Reports

October 26, 2010

Dan Becker, director of the safe climate campaign for the Center for Auto Safety, said that though the administration deserves credit for issuing the standards, "the bad news is that the proposal leaves almost half of the pollution savings on the table compared to what the National Academy of Sciences recommended." …