US reopens Harley settlement, cutting funds for pollution reduction plan

Last year the United States government fined Harley-Davidson $15 million for selling devices that shut down its motorcycles’ emissions controls — and said part of that money would go toward a project to reduce pollution from wood-fired stoves.

On Thursday, the Trump administration said Harley-Davidson was no longer required to fund the anti-pollution programme, knocking $3 million off the company’s bill. The move followed a decision last month by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to halt a longstanding practice.....

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