Biden Officials Urged To Weigh ‘Decoupling’ EPA, NHTSA Auto Rules

November 16, 2020
The shift to the incoming Biden administration is reviving discussion about the possibility of “decoupling” EPA’s vehicle greenhouse gas rules from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) fuel economy standards, a move some argue could open the way for EPA to more quickly spur the shift to electric vehicles (EVs). The odds of such a move occurring -- after both the Obama and Trump administrations issued joint rules from both EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) seeking to...

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