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VW offers diesel owners $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

...offer is designed to keep diesel owners happy as VW works on repairs to the cars, which are programmed to turn on pollution controls during government tests and turn them off while on the road. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/vw-offers-diesel-owners-10
2016 VW diesels have new software affecting emissions tests

...triggered the worldwide cheating scandal engulfing the world's largest automaker.The newly revealed software makes a pollution control catalyst heat up faster, improving performance of the device that separates smog-causing nitrogen oxide into harmless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-14/2016-vw-diesels-have-new-s
Volkswagen delays delivery of 2016 diesel models

...position, air pressure and other factors to determine when dynamometer tests were under way. It then turned on pollution controls that reduced the output of nitrogen oxides that contribute to smog and other pollution, the EPA has said.Only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-07/volkswagen-delays-delivery
Sell, sue or stay put: considerations for Volkswagen owners

...you're thinking of suing, selling or are unsure of what to do next.THE PROBLEM:VW's software turned on pollution controls for government tests, which are done on a treadmill device called a dynamometer. When the software deduced that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-24/sell-sue-or-stay-put-consi
William Sofge

...of Directors, vice chairman of the Aiken County Board of Education and a member of the Aiken County Air & Water Pollution Control Commission. He was an avid Florida Gator Fan. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Doris McLeod Sofge; two...

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State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...Facing a possible stop-work order, Collins said the DOT revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan to "ensure the River Watch Parkway Extension remained in compliance with environmental standards" through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/state-officials-try-calm-rive
Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...runoff.As required, Collins said the DOT re-evaluated and revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan last week and that E.R. Snell has bolstered its best management practices to include mulching soil stockpiles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/residents-fight-sediment-poll
Court orders EPA to alter rules

...also ruled that the EPA can consider the cost of pollution controls and does not have to require states to reduce pollution...was overly strict. "The reality is we need more pollution control of power plants, not less," he said, noting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/court-orders-epa-alter-rul
River Watch extension complaints prompt water tests

...Department to revise its Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan for the $35.5 million parkway expansion project...revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan last week and that E.R. Snell has bolstered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/river-watch-extension-compla
What Is It?

...signal lights were new for 1971. Engines were still available up to 455 cubic inches, but the detuning had begun. Pollution controls and insurance rates had begun to affect the performance of muscle cars by 1971. The 442 muscle car version was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-19/what-it