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California vows to fight Trump EPA's move to freeze fuel economy rules

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Thu, 08/02/2018 - 4:14pm

The Trump administration Thursday pushed ahead with plans to unravel the federal government’s most effective action to fight climate change — aggressive fuel economy standards aimed at getting the nation’s cars and trucks to average more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025.

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Supreme Court Blocks White House Attempt To Stop Teens’ Climate Suit

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Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:14pm

The Supreme Court has shot down the Trump administration’s effort to halt a climate change lawsuit launched by a group of young people that accuses the federal government of exacerbating global warming by promoting fossil fuels — and threatening their futures.

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A Running List of How President Trump Is Changing Environmental Policy

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:45am

The Trump administration’s tumultuous presidency has brought a flurry of changes—both realized and anticipated—to U.S. environmental policy. Many of the actions roll back Obama-era policies that aimed to curb climate change and limit environmental pollution, while others threaten to limit federal funding for science and the environment.

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EPA chief's clean-water rollback shaped by secrecy, luxury travel and handpicked audiences

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Fri, 03/02/2018 (All day)

As Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt jetted around the country last year, regularly flying first or business class at hefty taxpayer expense, his stated mission was often a noble one: to hear from Americans about how Washington could most effectively and fairly enforce the Clean Water Act.

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California wants more electric cars. The Trump administration doesn't. Automakers are in the hot seat

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Fri, 02/02/2018 (All day)

An intensifying clash between California and Washington over getting cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road has put auto companies in a bind as they contemplate what cars they should be rolling onto showroom floors.