EPA Won't Relax Vehicle Emission Standards for 2022-25

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 8:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it won’t reduce standards on greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light trucks for the years 2022 to 2025, dealing a blow to manufacturers who said the standards are too tough to meet.

As part of the rule-making that established corporate average fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for vehicles from 2017 to 2025, the EPA conducted a midterm evaluation of longer-term standards for 2022 to 2025 to decide whether those standards, established in 2012, are still appropriate. EPA...
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