ICYMI: Attorney General Becerra on Medium: Saving the Clean Car Standards and the Clean Power Plan

Friday, October 26, 2018
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today authored an articleexcerpted below, to preview his comments to the Trump Administration's rollback of the Federal Clean Car Standards and the Clean Power Plan.

By California Attorney General Xavier Becerra:

President Trump insists America must achieve energy independence. Shortly after assuming office, he said, “When it comes to the future of America’s energy needs, we will find it, we will dream it, and we will build it.”

As a nation, however, we have already found what our energy future can and should look like. The federal government previously adopted two programs, the Clean Car Standards and the Clean Power Plan, that pave the way to a secure and sustainable energy future.

The problem is the Trump administration now proposes to axe to both of these programs, and Americans only have a few days left to weigh in.

Read the full article here.

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