Trump to revoke California’s ability to set emission standards

September 18, 2019

President Donald Trump

The Trump administration is expected to announce plans to revoke California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards. [Reuters]

Simultaneously, the administration aims to establish a single set of national fuel-economy standards. The move is expected to draw a legal challenge from California and possibly other states and may ultimately be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Trump administration plans would bar California from setting tailpipe emission standards and requiring zero emission vehicles. California wants 15.4 percent of vehicle sales by 2025 to be electric vehicles or other zero emission vehicles.

Another 10 states have also adopted similar requirements.

Additionally, the Trump administration plans to issue separate rules that will roll back Obama-era fuel economy requirements.

Federal regulators have supported freezing emissions requirements for new cars and trucks at 2020 levels through 2026. Trump administration officials say a final regulation will include a modest boost in annual efficiency requirements but far less than what the Obama administration set in 2012.

California has vowed to challenge the federal government’s effort to set emissions standards, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations.

“We’ll see you in court if you stand in our way,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said.


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Freethebud

Just love to hear the all the comments from the 20 or so Trump supporters who live on the central coast. Fox and Friends must be on break huh.


citizensoldier

Hey Bud,

Take a look at the 2016 results here:

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G16/CA

You will note the ratio of citizens who voted for whom. There are likely more supporters for the POTUS than you believe.


As we used to say waaaaay back when:

“Put that in your pipe and smoke it.”


I thought that you might appreciate the name of the link I provided, given your “handle.”


aye-caramba

Yes Mr Freethebud, all 56,000 who voted for him in this County…sorry


AmericaTheFree

Yea, over 67,000 voted the other way, right? And how ’bout the fact that Kamila Harris won by almost 30 percent in SLO? Then in 2018 SLO spoke loudly again against the Perv’s party by voting out Fareed. Just like a member of the Party of Trump The Pervert to ignore those facts, right?

Faux and Fiends isn’t the perv’s favorite anymore, he’s down right mad at them, and just like the sheeple that voted this idiot into office they’re following suit and droppin’ off like flies from it’s viewer roles (probably goin’ back to Breitbart and InfoWars).

The Republican Party is dead, has been for a long time, and all the Perv’ did was emphasize that fact with his backdoor win!

I’ll bet a dollar to a donut there will be a lot less voting for the Perv’ this coming election than the 56,000 you’re so damn proud of!


citizensoldier

Krispy Kreme Prices

Food Size Price

Original Glazed Dozen $7.99

Assorted Varieties 1 Pc. $1.09

Assorted Varieties Dozen $8.99

Specialty Doughnut 1 Pc. $1.29


AmericaTheFree

So, I’ll take one of the Assorted Varieties, my favorite by-the-way… a Glazed Chocolate Cake please!

If you haven’t you need to experience the Krispy Kreme “Factory” in Atlanta, amazing! Doughnuts so fresh and warm they melt in your mouth, and their coffee isn’t bad either!


mercut1469

So much for the 10th Amendment.


Jorge Estrada

That’s odd, California is forcing SLO County to comply with the State mandated development formula. We don’t get to preserve our rural county anymore. So it is very clear to me, California just wants to protect their revenue streams, which includes new taxes and the charges received for whatever can be required to be a clean air feature.


shelworth

Unless the Constitution explicitly forbids or gives permission to the Federal government, that power then falls to State governments to decide.


kiml79

Another day with a president hell bent on murdering what we have left of clean air and water. sigh. Next up, a combination of Wall-E and Mad Max Fury Road.


shelworth

Very dramatic…


citizensoldier

https://constitutionus.com/


Citizen Owner’s Manual


kwake

Good.


Rambunctious

Good…I guess it will take Trump to save us from ourselves and this silly notion that we alone in the once golden state can save the planet….


DocT

If you allow the fed’s the power to dictate electric cars and happy green energy mandates……you also allow the fed to dictate bans on electric cars and happy green energy mandates.


Dictatorial power is evil. I don’t care if you like what the dictator is dictating or not…..it’s still dictatorial power and I can’t stand it from Trump any less than I couldn’t stand it from Obama!


Rambunctious

Dictatorial power is evil….That includes State dictatorial power too right?….


kiml79

THANK YOU!! Taking away freedom from CA to do its own thing.


kayaknut

What is your stance of the dictatorship from Sacramento?