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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with two automotive parts manufacturers for violations of the Clean Air Act. The companies manufactured or sold aftermarket auto parts that bypass or disable required emissions control systems, otherwise known as defeat devices. The two companies will pay $15,000 in penalties. “Emissions …continue reading

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The County of Orange has settled two lawsuits related to homelessness, Orange County Catholic Worker, et. al v. County of Orange and David Ramirez, et. al v. County of Orange. “The settlement agreement underscores progress that can be made when all parties come together and collaborate on solutions,” said Orange …continue reading