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Political Wrestling in Court – It’s About Clean Air

Positive Future #140 (Feature photo – Smog in New York City in 1988 – photo courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control) The current EPA administrator – Scott Pruitt – is arguing that clean air regulations (such as efforts to increase mpg levels in vehicles is government overreach. On the other hand, can we trust automakers to spend extra money to reduce health damaging particulates in the air by not improving gas mileage? In the wake of Pruitt wanting to rollback fuel economy regulations, states have stepped forward in historic proportions to challenge the EPA. Seventeen states have joined in a lawsuit against Pruitt and the EPA for rolling…

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