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Resource ID: #18975
Subject: Pollution
Source: News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Date: Jan. 19

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The News & Observer reports that North Carolina's Division of Motor Vehicles routinely allows safety inspection stations to violate anti-pollution rules. The stories reveal that the DMV's emissions program, which costs 2.5 million a year, has been receiving bad marks form federal and state environmental officials for years. Although DMV revoked the licenses of three inspection stations that failed to check required items on a division's undercover car, all three soon got their licenses back.

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