From Climate Extra

Near-Term EPA Auto GHG Plan Likely To Be Tougher Than California Deal

May 20, 2021
The Biden EPA’s forthcoming proposal for near-term vehicle greenhouse gas standards is likely to be more stringent than the Trump-era deal California reached with five automakers, sources say, countering some analysts’ prior expectations but reflecting the administration’s push to quickly secure steep emissions cuts. Assessing the true effect of the upcoming plan -- which sets requirements out to model year 2026 -- will depend on both its top-line requirements and any compliance flexibilities, the sources add, while also noting that...

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