Several Northeast States Developing Greenhouse Gas Vehicle Standards

August 12, 2005
Several Northeast states are starting the regulatory process to adopt California's greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations for automobiles, even as an auto industry lawsuit is pending over the California rule. Vermont environmental officials on Aug. 2 formally announced they would adopt the California regulations. Industry and activist sources say that Connecticut, Maine and New Jersey are expected to soon follow with official statements that they are adopting the GHG regulations, following New York's decision to adopt the rules earlier this year...

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