House GOP joins calls for EPA to reject CARB locomotive rule waiver

May 10, 2024
Republican leaders of the House Energy & Commerce Committee are joining calls from a range of groups urging EPA to reject California’s request for a waiver of federal preemption to implement its novel rule to cut pollution from existing locomotives, while also raising questions about its adoption of a rule that eased the path to grant the state’s request. The state’s regulation “would force the premature retirement of reliable and affordable diesel locomotives and has the potential to upend our...

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