California Sues Over Truck Pollution Decision: EPA’s Chief Put ‘Profits Of Major Polluters Above Health Of Our Families’
EPA suspended a rule that limited production of heavy-duty freight trucks outfitted with older engines that don't meet today's emissions standards. The Obama administration said pollution from the trucks could lead to 1,600 early deaths each year.
The Associated Press:
California Sues Over Trump Halt To Truck Pollution Rule
California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting trucks on the roads, the states and the District of Columbia said in the lawsuit filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. (7/19)