EPA Rejects Obama Auto Emissions Standards

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (April 2, 2018, 2:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it plans to revise Obama-era greenhouse gas emissions standards for 2022- to 2025-model cars and light trucks, a victory for automakers that said the requirements would be too tough to meet.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said recent data shows that the standards adopted by the Obama administration are not appropriate. (Law360) EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are beginning to develop a notice and comment rulemaking to set new GHG emissions standards and corporate average fuel economy standards. In a pre-publication Federal Register notice withdrawing the Obama administration's approval of...

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