Democrats Urge EPA To Tighten Emission Rules On Freight-Related Sources

December 23, 2021
Fifty Democratic lawmakers are urging EPA to tighten emission standards for various freight-related mobile sources of pollution by 2025, including locomotives, ocean-going vessels, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, non-road diesel engines, and aircraft, to improve air quality in mostly poor minority areas near ports and railyards. “As you may know, 13 million people live near marine ports and rail yards and another 45 million live and attend school within 300 feet of the highway and rail corridors used to move freight,”...

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