Pa. Reps. Seek To Stall Emissions Testing For New Vehicles

Law360, Philadelphia (May 30, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan pair of Pennsylvania legislators on Wednesday announced plans to push legislation exempting new vehicles from emissions testing for their first five years in service.

Reps. John Lawrence, R-Chester, and Jaret Gibbons, D-Lawrence/Beaver/Butler, say that the measure — which would also grant electric, natural gas and hybrid vehicles lifetime exemptions — would save state residents significant money.

"Everyone can agree that cars with black smoke pouring out the tailpipe are bad for the environment, public health and fuel efficiency. With this in mind, the state...
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