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NAS Urges ‘Interim’ Review Of EPA, DOT Heavy Truck GHG Standards

October 04, 2019
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is urging EPA and the Transportation Department (DOT) to conduct an “interim evaluation” of the agencies’ Phase 2 greenhouse gas and fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (MHDV), while also floating an array of suggestions for a subsequent round of standards. Overall, an Oct. 4 report from an NAS panel envisions “ambitious” and “substantial” reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from the sector in the coming decades in order to meet future climate...

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