VW scandal caused nearly 1m tonnes of extra pollution, analysis shows

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Volkswagen's rigging of emissions tests means they may be responsible for nearly one million tonnes of air pollution each year. Dr Gary Fuller, Analytical and Environmental Sciences, said: Since 2003 scientists have been saying things are not right. It's not just the VW story; this is part of something much bigger. It has a serious public health impact. Many members of Environmental Research Group have been interviewed about this topic including Dr Heather Walton, Professor Frank Kelly and Professor Martin Williams. This was also reported by Telegraph, Financial Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Channel 4, Daily Mail, ITV and Newsnight.
Period23 Sept 2015
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