Verdict On 1st US Fuel Economy & Emissions Program For Trucks: Success?

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke A decade ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finalized the first ever fuel economy and global warming emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks. Last week, EPA released its first scorecard on how truck manufacturers … [continued]

EPA to Reexamine Health Standards for Harmful Soot that Trump Administration Left Unchanged

Originally published on EPA. This week, EPA announced that it will reconsider the previous administration’s decision to retain the particulate matter (PM) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), which were last strengthened in 2012. EPA is reconsidering the December 2020 decision because available scientific evidence and technical information indicate that … [continued]