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Volkswagen Settlement Fuels A Fight To Phase Out Dirty Old Diesel Engines

OPB/EarthFix | March 23, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Portland

The Northwest is in line to receive millions of dollars through a settlement with Volkswagen Group. Some say that money could help crack down on old diesel trucks, buses and construction equipment.

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Oregon, Washington Team Up For Share Of VW Emissions Settlement Money

Northwest News Network | Feb. 3, 2017 2:09 p.m.

Under the terms of a court settlement, VW has set aside a huge pile of money to make restitution to affected diesel car owners and to the states they live in.

Transportation | Air | News | Environment | Business | local

Oregon, Washington Net Millions From VW In Emissions Fraud Settlement

OPB | June 28, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Oregon says it is in line for $85 million from Volkswagen as part of its emissions fraud settlement. Washington announces its share is $129 million.

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Oregonians Sue Volkswagen Over Illegal Emissions Device

The Register-Guard | Jan. 20, 2016 10:14 a.m.

Fourteen Oregonians, including nine Lane County residents, are suing Volkswagen Group of America for allegedly selling them diesel vehicles equipped with a device that allows the cars to evade state and federal clean-air laws.

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News Roundtable: September 25, 2015

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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3 Questions For Volkswagen Diesel Owners In The Northwest

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 23, 2015 4:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Volkswagen is engulfed in a scandal after admitting to cheating on emissions testing. And that might have Volkswagen owners a little nervous.