VW Faces $17B Fine for Emissions Scam

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  1. hill

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    should folks be equally disinclined to put much stock in someone's report that may very well have an agenda?
    iduno - just wondering .... both sides seem to be armed with contradicting ammunition.

    london.jpg

    Last time I drove around London though, I didn't see any chimneys. But maybe I missed all / it ... a chimney .... presuming there actually was a chimney or two, they must be mighty smog powerful.
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    I have never been to London, so I can't speak from personal experience. Clean Air for London is an environmental activist group, so I doubt it has any agenda as far as promoting diesel is concerned.
     
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    Trucks can legally pollute through the glider loophole. @1953

    There is a regulatory limit of 300 gliders per year but EPA Scott Pruitt declared that would not be enforced. At least through 2019.

    On his last day in office :rolleyes:
     
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    Trollbait It's a D&D thing

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    I think the 300 cap was the attempt to close the past loophole.

    The courts may have halted Pruitt's declaration.
     
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    "courts may have halted"

    What have you seen? It would be an interesting case WRT identifying a harmed person (etc.) who has standing to file suit.
     
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