The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, September 17 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon


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


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.

This file is not available for digital download. IRE members may place an order by emailing

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram