Florida Takes Step To Curb Auto Emissions

Law360, New York (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Following California's lead, the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission has moved to adopt the Golden State's stance on auto emissions standards in an attempt to counteract global warming.

On Tuesday, the commission signed off on the plan by a vote of six to one, passing two amendments to the proposal first introduced by Gov. Charlie Crist.

“The Florida Department of Environmental Protection applauds the Environmental Regulation Commission’s adoption of the California Motor Vehicle Emissions Standards Rule,” said FDEP Secretary Michael W. Sole.

“We are grateful for the...
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