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EPA Floats New Air Law Interpretation To Scrap 'Glider' Truck GHG Limits

November 09, 2017
EPA is floating a new interpretation of the Clean Air Act to justify its new proposal to scrap Obama-era greenhouse gas limits for heavy-duty “glider” trucks that combine a new body with a rebuilt powertrain, saying the “most reasonable” reading of its air law authority is that the trucks are not “new motor vehicles” subject to regulation. The agency in a Nov. 9 press release said the proposed rule would “undo the regulatory overreach of the prior administration,” and that...


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