Minnesota Issues Plan for Spending $47 Million Volkswage Diesel Settlement -- Minnesota Public Radio News

Non-compliant Volkswagens dirtied Minnesota's air so much that the state is getting $47 million to clean up old diesel engines, purchase electric buses and increase its network of electric charging stations. 

In a plan released Wednesday, Minnesotal Pollution Control Agency officials said projects to replace dirty diesel engines will result in a reduction of 4,000 tons of nitrogen oxides or NOx, a pollutant that negatively impacts health. 

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Published on April 24, 2018