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Trump administration to revoke California’s power to set stricter auto emissions standards

Trump administration to revoke California’s power to set stricter auto emissions standards
Wednesday 18
3:51 2019

The Trump administration plans this week to revoke California’s long-standing right to set stricter air pollution standards for cars and light trucks, the latest step in a broad campaign to undermine Obama-era policies aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change, two senior administration officials said. The move threatens to set in motion a massive legal battle between California and the federal government, plunge automakers into a prolonged period of uncertainty and create turmoil in the nation’s auto market. The Environmental Protection Agency declined to comment on the matter. But in a speech Tuesday to the National Automobile ...

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Summary: The move sets up a major court fight with the nation’s most populous state.

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