Climate Law Seen Easing Path To Tougher EPA Truck Rules Based On EVs

September 8, 2022
Multiple observers argue the recently enacted climate law will ease the path for stricter EPA rules that assume much higher levels of heavy truck electrification, though several sources suggest the main venue for this dynamic could be a “Phase 3” greenhouse gas rule expected next spring rather than EPA’s pending truck emissions proposal. The budget reconciliation law, known as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), is already prompting renewed calls including from a former top EPA official for the agency to...

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