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EPA Strengthens Greenhouse-Gas Efficiency Goals for Big Rigs

  • Transportation has eclipsed power plants for carbon pollution
  • Truckers had fought proposal that will drive up truck costs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, resisting lobbying from the trucking industry, unveiled tough new regulations to reduce carbon emissions from tractor-trailers and other long-haul trucks in support of a key policy goal of President Barack Obama’s administration.

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