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White House Said To Defer Attack On California’s Vehicle GHG Waiver Power

March 8, 2017 Any attacks on California's authority to set more stringent vehicle standards will likely be deferred for a few months. The White House has been considering scenarios including an executive order concerning vehicle GHGs and possibly targeting California's GHG standards as an intrusion on the DOT's authority to set fuel standards. See excerpts [...]

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Battle between EPA and California over Vehicle Rules could be Taking Shape

From Inside EPA DAILY NEWS Updated March 3, 2017 Trump EPA Poised To Reverse Course On Obama Vehicle GHG Decision (Updated) California's Determination California officials Jan. 18 proposed to retain the state's current GHG tailpipe standards for MY 2022-2025 vehicles -- in line with existing national rules and EPA's recent final mid-term review determination -- [...]

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Excerpts (on vehicles and ozone) from Scott Pruitt’s responses to Democratic Senators’ Questions regarding EPA Administrator Nomination

Vehicle related questions/responses   Clean car standards save consumers money at the pump and help reduce oil imports. Automakers are complying with vehicle standards ahead of schedule. As Administrator, will you commit to support, defend and enforce EPA’s current programs to address emissions from vehicles?   SP: Congress has enacted numerous statutes directly or [...]

By |2019-01-21T15:22:48+00:00March 6th, 2017|Members Only|0 Comments
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