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New ECOS Chief Backs California GHG Authority In Broad 'Federalism' Push

May 11, 2018
The new leader of the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), the group that represents state environmental commissioners, is strongly backing California's authority to regulate vehicle greenhouse gas emissions in the face of the Trump administration's plans to weaken federal -- and equivalent state -- standards. In a recent interview with InsideEPA/climate , Sam Sankar, ECOS' new executive director and general counsel, cited the controversy of an example of the cooperative federalism that state regulators are seeking to bolster --...


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