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Trump's new car emissions plan: No new standards yet, kneecap California

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

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The New York Times is reporting that the Trump administration will use a meeting at the EPA on Wednesday to announce the revocation of California's ability to set its own air pollution standards. The state's authority was granted by a waiver that allows it to set pollution limits that are stricter than the federal government's, which is now threatening the administration's ability to roll back Obama-era standards for automobile fuel economy. This move has been rumored to be under consideration for months and sets up a legal showdown that will pit the federal government against...
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