02 Aug '18, 3pm

Trump administration releases proposal to weaken fuel economy, emissions standards

Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss Enlarge Photo President Donald Trump and federal officials on Thursday formally proposed scaling back Obama-era regulations for fuel economy and cited safety concerns that lighter, more fuel-efficient cars would be more dangerous on American roadways. The 978-page proposal outlines federal guidelines to freeze emissions standards at 2020 levels and potentially sets up a showdown with states over long-running rules that let California and 13 other states adopt more stringent pollution standards. California and 16 other states have already launched a preemptive lawsuit in case the Trump administration rolled back the policy. DON'T MISS: California and 16 states sue EPA over emissions rules The document pivots the Obama administration's push for cleaner vehicles and less pollution toward safety. Although the proposal is ...

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