EJ Advocates Seek Stricter Truck Limits Despite Novel EPA Health Findings

March 8, 2022
EPA’s new proposal to cut nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy-duty trucks includes a first-time environmental justice- (EJ) focused distributional analysis detailing health improvements the rule would bring to overburdened areas but EJ advocates say the NOx limits must be tightened to better protect communities living near highways, railyards and ports. “Frontline communities will continue to bear the brunt, for generations to come, if [EPA is] not pushing for the most protective standards [as it has] the authority to do,” Molly...

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