EPA Draws Competing Calls For Overhauling California’s Clean Bus Plan

November 18, 2022
As EPA weighs California’s request to approve its clean bus rules as part of its clean air plan, the agency is facing competing calls from refiners and environmental justice (EJ) groups to work with state regulators to overhaul the rules, with refiners seeking to scale back the measure to address legal concerns while EJ groups say it needs to be enforceable. “Although states are free to set more stringent standards for state-owned fleets, the [Innovative Clean Transit (ICT)] regulation fails...

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