EPA Urged To Review Hydrogen Plan For Trucks Due To Emissions Effects

July 3, 2023
Environmentalists, efficiency proponents and several states are pressing EPA to rethink proposed language in its heavy-duty truck emissions proposal encouraging hydrogen vehicles, citing upstream climate emissions from fuel production as well as nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions from hydrogen combustion vehicles. Their push in written comments responds to language in EPA’s phase 3 greenhouse gas truck standards proposal to treat both hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles as zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) under the plan. The...

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