EPA announces an end to California’s fuel economy waiver day after Pruitt says the opposite

Just one day after Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that the agency did not have plans “at present” to target California’s special fuel economy waiver, the Trump administration announced that it would be putting a six-year hold on Obama-era standards for fuel efficiency, starting in 2020, while at the same time revoking California’s waiver to set its own standards.

Publisher: ThinkProgress | Author: Natasha Geiling

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environment protection, ethics, extreme measures, pollution, and trump agenda
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2018-04-28 (Modified: 2018-04-28)

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