Latest California Air Resources Board News

California settles with firm in Volkswagen emissions scandal

Nov. 07, 2022 20:37 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Monday settled a lawsuit against a German company stemming from the emissions scandal that tarred Volkswagen in 2015 and Fiat Chrysler two years later. German auto supplier Bosch will pay $25 million to settle allegations by the state and...

Newsom relaxes refinery rules as California gas prices soar

Sep. 30, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that oil refineries could start selling more polluting winter-blend gasoline ahead of schedule to ease soaring fuel prices, directly contradicting his own goals for reducing climate pollutants. The average...