27 Dec '12, 11pm

Breaking: EPA grants waiver to California's Clean Cars Program

Breaking: EPA grants waiver to California's Clean Cars Program

Top business, consumer, health, community leaders call action a victory for clean air, economy and the public SACRAMENTO, CA – Calling it a victory for California's air quality, economy and consumers, the California Clean Cars Campaign today thanks the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for green-lighting the state's historic vehicle emissions standards. The EPA granted the state a waiver, which allows California to implement strong vehicle-related smog and particle pollution controls, greenhouse gas emission (GHG) standards, and a zero emission vehicle standard. "Although it is getting better, California has long faced unique and dangerous air quality challenges. Today's action from the EPA recognizes California's fundamental right to protect the health and welfare of its citizens," said Jane Warner, President and CEO, American Lung Association in California, one ...

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