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Trump administration aims to block California on fuel economy targets

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Fri, 04/27/2018 - 3:05pm

The Trump administration is speeding toward all-out war with California over fuel economy rules for cars and SUVs, proposing to revoke the state's long-standing authority to enforce its own, tough rules on tailpipe emissions.

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Trump's EPA argues more people will die in car accidents unless California fuel rules are weakened

Published: 
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:48pm

The Trump administration is embracing a curious — and some would say dated — argument as it builds its case to weaken federal rules championed by California that require cars and SUVs to average 55 miles per gallon by 2025.

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Trump's EPA proposes to block regulators from considering a wide range of scientific studies

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Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:41pm

The Trump administration launched an attack on the science behind many of the nation's clean air and clean water rules, announcing a proposal Tuesday that would effectively prevent regulators from considering a wide range of health studies when they look at new regulations.

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Trump administration steps up war with California over environmental protections

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:47pm

The Trump administration stepped up its offensive Monday on California's environmental laws, suing to reverse a state law that seeks to handcuff the federal government from selling any of the 45.8 million acres of property it controls in the state.

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Trump's effort to revoke California's emission rules will be a disaster — for the auto industry

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:46pm

The old adage about being sorry when you get what you asked for is about to land squarely on the head of the automobile industry.