EPA Opts To Retain Vehicle GHG Rules In Waning Days Of Obama's Term

January 13, 2017
EPA in the waning days of the Obama administration is finalizing its determination to retain light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas standards for model years (MY) 2022-2025, rejecting automaker criticisms that the move was rushed and substantively flawed, with the agency arguing that it provides the industry with long-term regulatory certainty. “I am confident that the standards as they currently exist can be met at a reasonable cost,” EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says in a cover letter for the Jan. 13 determination...

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