Junk Cars NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports on one California plan to get smog belching cars off the road. Under the plan, which is already in effect, the state pays the owners of old cars to give them up. The idea is the owners will stop using the old car and start using a car which is less harmful to the environment. But critics say the state actually ends up buying cars which haven't been driven in years.
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Junk Cars

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Junk Cars

Junk Cars

Junk Cars

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports on one California plan to get smog belching cars off the road. Under the plan, which is already in effect, the state pays the owners of old cars to give them up. The idea is the owners will stop using the old car and start using a car which is less harmful to the environment. But critics say the state actually ends up buying cars which haven't been driven in years.