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State to spend Volkswagen settlement on clean transportation initiatives (access required)

 New York will invest its portion of the multimillion-dollar Volkswagen emissions settlement in clean transportation policies and programs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week. The 2016 settlement, led by then state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, amounted to nearly $128 million. Cuomo on Wednesday said the funds will be used to “dramatically increase” the number of electric ...

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