The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution from heavy trucks but that the EPA says slow the economy. The proposed “Cleaner Trucks Initiative” is drawing expressions of hope but skepticism from some environmental groups.
“We are doing it because it’s good for the environment,” said acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, who notes that the EPA is under no requirement to redo the regulation. “Our goal is to update our standards so that we can get these new technologies in use across the country.”
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