California Urges EPA To Let State Set Its Own Auto Emissions StandardsOfficials from California, New York and other states urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to allow California to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
GM Flips To California's Side In Auto Pollution Fight With TrumpGeneral Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.
Newsom Declares Victory Over Trump Administration As Auto Emission Anti-Trust Probe EndsGov. Gavin Newsom called the reported end to a federal antitrust probe into a deal the state made with four automakers over tough tailpipe emission standards "a victory for anyone who cares about the rule of law and clean air.”
Trump Administration Officially Revokes California's Auto Emissions Standards WaiverU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao officially announced Thursday that they are revoking California's authority to set strict auto emission standards.
White House Breaks Off Talks With California Over Mileage Standard DisputeThe Trump administration says it has broken off talks with California in a dispute over mileage standards, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to roil the auto industry.
California, 16 Other States Sue EPA Over Plan To Scrap Car Emission StandardsCalifornia and 16 other states have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its plans to scrap gas mileage standards and how much greenhouse gases vehicles can emit, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday.
California Passes Strict New Auto Emission RulesCalifornia air regulators have unanimously passed sweeping auto emission standards that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025.