California has consistently led the way with bold clean energy goals and developed innovative solutions to address air pollution even before the Clean Air Act passed. Multiple states followed our lead. The Trump administration wants to jeopardize future progress that consumers demand.
It’s bad for safety and it’s bad for consumers. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, “The clean car standards are already saving our families billions at the pump, supporting nearly 300,000 American jobs, and cleaning up dangerous tailpipe pollution.” The California modeling firm Energy Innovation estimates that the administration’s action would increase U.S. fuel use 20 percent by 2035, costing the U.S. economy $457 billion and causing 13,000 deaths by 2050 because of bad air quality.
Read the article at The Hill.