Climate regulations coming for trucks, buses


By Robin Bravender

October 21, 2010

The Obama administration will propose the first-ever greenhouse gas emission limits for heavy trucks and buses next week.

The proposal will call for a 20 percent reduction in heat-trapping emissions from trucks’ tailpipes, according to Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign….

… “What could have been a dramatic cut is instead a modest cut,” Becker said. He said he would have preferred a 35 percent reduction.

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