Latest / News•Apr 04, 2018
Driving in Wrong Direction? Reaction to Rollback of Clean-Car Standards
The standards, finalized in January 2017, require new cars to average 50 miles per gallon by 2025. Bowing to pressure from manufacturers, the Trump administration now says it will start a new rule-making process to set “more appropriate” standards. But according to Mark LeBel, a staff attorney at the Acadia Center, rolling the standards back is far from a “done deal.”
“This is just the first step in a longer process,” he said, “and the Trump EPA is going to be resisted by some very good lawyers from the states and other organizations, every step along the way.”
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