Final EPA Heavy Truck GHG Standards Ease Near-Term Requirements

March 29, 2024
EPA’s final rule setting greenhouse gas limits for heavy-duty vehicles eases near-term limits the agency had proposed, falling short of calls by environmentalists and many states to significantly strengthen the plan, though the rule tightens longer-term limits for some vehicle types. EPA on March 29 released its final phase 3 GHG regulation for numerous truck classes in model years 2027-32, including delivery vehicles, school buses, dump trucks and tractor trailers. The release of the rule, which environmental justice groups say...

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