Industry, Advocates Battle On Whether To Toughen EPA Auto GHG Plan

September 28, 2021
States, environmentalists and efficiency advocates are pressing EPA to strengthen its near-term vehicle greenhouse gas proposal, while offering mixed reviews on the extent to which the plan offers enough of a first step toward curbing GHG emissions through both electrification and advanced conventional fuel-saving technologies. The arguments surface in recently issued comments on the agency’s Aug. 5 proposed rule, with traditional auto manufacturers in their own comments offering a tentative endorsement of the plan -- with the proviso that EPA...

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