Attorney General Becerra: EPA’s Assault on Federal Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards Will Trigger California’s Lawsuit If Needed

Monday, April 2, 2018
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement on the news of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attack on greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2022-2025 vehicles:

“The Trump Administration’s assault on clean car standards risks our ability to protect our children’s health, tackle climate change, and save hardworking Americans money. My team is currently reviewing the EPA’s determination and working closely with the California Air Resources Board. We’re ready to file suit if needed to protect these critical standards and to fight the Administration’s war on our environment. California didn’t become the sixth-largest economy in the world by spectating.”

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