House Panel Ups Pressure On EPA To Reject CARB Locomotive Rule Waiver

June 14, 2024
House Republicans and rail industry representatives used a June 13 hearing before a House science committee panel to further pressure EPA to reject the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) pending request for a Clean Air Act waiver of federal preemption for its controversial regulation to lower pollution from existing locomotives. “If EPA allows CARB to implement this proposal and the rail industry is unable to meet the impossible demands, we will likely see a shift in modal transportation where all...

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