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EPA Bid To Revoke California Vehicle GHG Waiver Targets Years-Old Rulings

August 07, 2018
The Trump administration's newly released plan to roll back vehicle greenhouse gas and fuel economy rules details its legal rationale for why it can revoke California's unique power to set GHG limits for vehicles, an effort that could require reversal of two 2007 rulings that rejected claims that federal fuel economy law preempts the state's program. The legal arguments support the Aug. 2 proposal's move to block California and other states' ability to retain the Obama-era standards, a step the...

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