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EPA Moves to Cut Obama’s Auto Mileage Rules

  • EPA ruling on auto mileage review under Obama was ‘wrong’
  • Move could spur conflict between Trump, California on autos
Cars move along during rush hour traffic on the US 101 Freeway in this aerial photograph taken over the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, July 10, 2015.
Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon
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The Trump administration announced that fuel-efficiency regulations for cars and light trucks are too stringent and must be revised, beginning a process sought by the U.S. auto industry to pare anti-pollution targets.

The EPA also said it was considering whether to revoke the waiver that allows California to set its own, tougher emissions rules.