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Colorado joins California in fight to prevent Trump from weakening auto emissions rules

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Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:20pm

 
As the Trump administration moves to roll back ambitious vehicle-emissions targets, California and several other states that rely on those standards to achieve their clean air goals have enlisted an influential new partner in the fight to keep the rules intact.

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EPA used disavowed research to justify putting dirtier trucks on the road

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Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:10pm

At a time when acts of defiance against the Trump administration are ​​​​routine in Sacramento, the rebuke that breezed through the California Assembly this month still came as a jolt. Even Trump loyalists in the chamber joined in.

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The Clean Air Act Was Supposed To Protect Us. Here’s Why It’s Not

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Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

ALBANY, N.Y. — When Deneen Carter-El moved to the Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany’s South End two decades ago, she thought the beige-colored townhouses and trimmed lawns would be a welcome change from high-rise public housing.

But appearances were deceiving.

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Taking Oil Industry Cue, Environmentalists Drew Emissions Blueprint

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Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:10am
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Energy

In November 2010, three combatants gathered in a sleek office here to build a carbon emissions policy that they hoped to sell to the Obama administration.

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Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry

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Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:04pm
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In a big win for environmentalists, the Supreme Court on Monday effectively endorsed the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from sources like power plants, even as it criticized what it called the administration’s overreaching.