AIR POLLUTION * USA: 10 States requesting it to EPA
* California - Area regulators seek tougher limits on truck emissions
--- Southern California air pollution regulators on Friday, June 3, joined 10 other state and local agencies in demanding that the federal government impose tough national rules to slash emissions from big rig trucks... States petitioning the EPA to require lower truck emissions: California - Nevada - Arizona - Washington - Ohio - Delaware - Connecticut - New York - New Hampshire... The petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeks a national “near-zero” or “ultra-low” emissions standard for heavy-duty truck engines that would be 90 percent cleaner than the current federal standard... An EPA spokeswoman in Washington, D.C., declined to comment beyond saying that the agency would review the petition and respond to it appropriately...
(Photo by KURT MILLER - Big rigs roll along in Jurupa Valley. Air pollution regulators are seeking a national “near-zero” or “ultra-low” emissions standard for heavy-duty truck engines) -- San Diego, CAL, USA - Press Enterprise, by DAVID DANELSKI - June 3, 2016
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