EPA Denies California's Emissions Waiver

Law360, New York (December 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday denied California's request to set its own limits on greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, saying a national approach would be more effective than a state-by-state approach.

“The Bush administration is moving forward with a clear national solution – not a confusing patchwork of state rules – to reduce America’s climate footprint from vehicles,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. “President Bush and Congress have set the bar high, and, when fully implemented, our federal fuel economy standard will...
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