Senators Eye Possible Narrowed Race Car Air Act Exemption In Bid For Deal

September 7, 2022
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) are pushing for a bipartisan compromise that could boost support for a bill to exempt racecar drivers and their equipment suppliers from Clean Air Act enforcement against “defeat devices” that remove air emissions controls, but key concerns remain among Democrats. At a Sept. 7 hearing of the panel, Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), a co-sponsor of legislation introduced by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), pressed for a solution that would persuade more...

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