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Truckload cheat on emissions, feds say; Michigan among states where rigged diesel pickups pollute at will

Dec 08, 2020 - The Detroit News

Federal investigators estimate hundreds of thousands of Americans have illegally rigged their diesel pickups to collectively emit 16 times the level of pollution they otherwise would have over the last 10 years, according to a report by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Clean air advocates say the findings uncovered by the EPA are massive in scope, dramatically outweighing the extra emissions discovered during Volkswagen AG's "Dieselgate" scandal. But solving the issue will be challengi...