26 Oct '17, 4pm

EPA to axe rule banning older, dirtier diesel engines in new trucks: report

The EPA recently announced it will roll back the Clean Power Plan, one of former President Obama's milestone efforts to fight climate change, and now the agency plans to axe another rule limiting emissions. Next on the chopping block is a regulation that limits emissions from large trucks and their components. Remarkably, the regulation that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to eliminate is supported by nearly all major truck makers. DON'T MISS: Coming this week: Trump EPA's plan to neuter Clean Power Plan The single stark voice of disapproval comes from makers of so-called gliders, the makers of engineless truck chassis-and-cab units. The current regulation prohibits glider makers from installing outdated and much dirtier diesel engines into new gliders. Should the EPA overturn the regulation, it would open up a loophole for glider makers that would let them continue t...

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