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EPA Plan To Scrap Glider GHG Limits Draws Fire For Scant Pollution Review

November 13, 2017
State and other critics of EPA's proposed repeal of greenhouse gas limits for “glider” vehicles, which combine new truck bodies with rebuilt drivetrains, are faulting the plan for focusing largely on legal rationales for repealing the standards while generally avoiding concerns that the move would significantly boost conventional air pollution. The proposed rule's emphasis on legal analysis appears linked to the fact that EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) -- which houses EPA's experts on vehicle emissions --...

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