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Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and Obama view the role the US plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government's approach to rising sea levels and temperatures - two impacts of climate change, CNN reported.

Senate set to approve Trump's EPA pick as White House targets regulation

The U.S. Senate is expected to approve President Donald Trump's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday over the objections of Democrats and green groups worried he will gut the agency, as the administration readies executive orders to ease regulation on drillers and miners.

Trump could seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees

If he wins the presidency, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would seek to purge the federal government of officials appointed by Democratic President Barack Obama and could ask Congress to pass legislation making it easier to fire public workers, Trump ally, Chris Christie, said on Tuesday.

US authorities say Volkswagen diesel recall plan 'not approvable'

The California Air Resources Board rejected Tuesday Volkswagen's recall plan for diesel cars equipped with emissions cheat devices, and the federal Environmental Protection Agency agreed the plan was not acceptable.

Audi to spend 50 million euros to repair diesel cars in US

The US agency alleges that the AECD permitted Audi to evade US emissions controls.

EPA says Volkswagen cheating software may be on more vehicles

The Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of putting the software on about 10,000 vehicles.

US suspends contracts with British oil giant BP

The US has temporarily suspended new government contracts with the British oil and gas company BP.