EPA Touts Truck NOx Rule As Initial Step To Deeper Emissions Cuts

December 20, 2022
EPA officials are touting the agency’s new nitrogen oxides (NOx) standards for heavy trucks as a first step toward securing further unprecedented air pollution cuts from the vehicles, though the new limits are weaker than California’s regulations. And in a similar vein, environmentalists and state officials, who had urged the agency to adopt strict limits, are offering praise for the Dec. 20 final rule as a major improvement from current standards, even as they express concerns the policy falls short...

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