23 Jul '11, 1pm

Navistar sues EPA over Clean Air Act's diesel emissions rules

Navistar sues EPA over Clean Air Act's diesel emissions rules

In a lawsuit filed earlier this month, Navistar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines, accused U.S. Environmental Protection Agency director, Lisa Jackson, of not upholding the Clean Air Act and the Agency of not acting to protect public health. If what Navistar is claiming turns out to be true, heavy-duty trucks manufactured in 2010 and beyond will not be subject to guidelines for nitrogen oxides emissions laid out in the Clean Air Act. After discussing the issue with the EPA months ago, Navistar decided to move forward by filing a suit. Here's the gist of Navistar's argument: Back 2001, when the EPA issued limits for nitrogen oxides, diesel engine manufacturers have been designing solutions to meet the Agency's 2010 deadline. Now, with thousands of model year 2010 trucks on the roads, Navistar says the majority of other engine manufacturers have failed ...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/07/23/navistar-sues-epa-ov...

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