Inside EPA - 05/17/2019

CARB's Truck NOx Paper Prompts New Talk Of Voluntary National Program

May 9, 2019
California's white paper outlining regulatory options for strict heavy-duty truck nitrogen oxides (NOx) rules, which the state could impose more quickly than expected EPA standards, is prompting renewed industry interest in interim, voluntary national standards in exchange for the state creating a more flexible set of limits. Engine makers' renewed focus on the issue, however, comes amid little public sign that California, EPA and industry are seriously negotiating the issue, raising questions about whether such an agreement will be reached...

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