Inside EPA - 10/04/2019

Former EPA Chief Reilly Blasts Trump Attack On California Auto Rules

September 30, 2019
Former EPA Administrator William Reilly is lambasting the Trump administration’s attack on California’s vehicle emissions rules, directing particular fire at its move to preempt California’s zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) program that the agency first authorized during his tenure in President George H.W. Bush’s administration. Reilly’s critiques could become particularly relevant as defenders of strong vehicle greenhouse gas standards -- including California and its state allies -- argue in mushrooming litigation over the administration’s preemption rule that Trump officials are ignoring...

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