EPA Auto Rule To Tighten GHG Standard Quicker Than California Deal

July 6, 2021
EPA is expected to propose standards requiring greater greenhouse gas cuts from light-duty vehicles compared with a national implementation of California’s Trump-era agreement with several automakers, with the plan requiring a steeper average rate of annual emissions savings to make up for the prior administration’s rollback, sources say. However, the agency’s upcoming proposal extending requirements out to model year 2026 might not fully recapture GHG cuts envisioned under the original Obama-era regulations -- a task that likely will fall to...

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