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California Challenges Trump EPA Over Auto-Emissions Rollback

  • U.S. actions threaten state’s leadership on climate change
  • Pruitt says California can’t ‘dictate’ nationwide standards
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California is among 17 states suing the Trump administration over its plans to rewrite fuel efficiency standards #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)
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California isn’t rolling over as the Trump administration moves to toss Obama-era vehicle emission standards.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he’s filing a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s April 2 determination that the requirements for cars and light trucks are too stringent and must be revised. The EPA is now in the process of rewriting those standards that aimed to slash carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles.