US environmental protection agency
EPA claims the automaker used software that allowed diesel vehicles to emit more pollution on the road than they do in emissions tests.
Review will determine whether to keep the 2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions targets in place or change them.
The facility’s ethanol will go into Tide laundry detergent, replacing the corn-based ethanol long used to stabilize the detergent formula.
The automaker has also hired a former judge who oversaw legal compliance at Daimler AG in the wake of a bribery scandal there.
Benzene, propane, butane and other chemicals were dumped into unlined pits at the 280-acre complex for more than 30 years.
Costs related to emissions-cheating scandal remain unclear.
Automaker setting aside $7.3 billion to cover fallout of the scandal.
Federal agency says the new standards will cost about $55 million to implement over the next 10 years.
Part of the settlement is $2 million fund to pay for expenses related to respiratory health of the Navajo Nation that lives nearby.
Officials say the releases, between 2006 and 2009, emitted hydrogen cyanide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and mercury.
Eight facilities in North America, including two Canadian sites, reduced energy intensity by 24%.