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Critics Cite High Court To Fight Trump Claim Of Car GHG Rule's 'Minimal' Risk

October 04, 2018
Critics are pouncing on the Trump administration's claim that its proposed rollback of vehicle greenhouse gas standards is justified because it would only result in a “minimal” rise in global temperatures, with opponents of the rollback poised to cite the claim as in conflict with a landmark Supreme Court ruling. In addition, observers say a related administration assumption that global temperatures will increase steeply -- regardless of whether the vehicle proposal goes final -- offers a sharp political and legal...

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