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Possible California, Environmentalist Split Emerges Over EV GHG Accounting

October 10, 2017
Signs of a possible split between California and environmental groups are emerging over how to account for the upstream emissions impact of electric vehicles (EVs) in light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards out to model year 2025, with the issue poised to become a bargaining chip in negotiations over changes to the rules. Accounting for EVs' upstream emissions -- those that stem from generation units used to power the cars -- has often been subordinate to higher-profile debates...


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