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EPA plans to repeal emission standards for truck components

October 23, 2017 7:19 PM
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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas emissions linked to climate change.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who privately met in May with the manufacturer that stands to benefit most from the rule’s repeal, suggested in August that he would reexamine the rule “in light of the significant issues raised” and see whether it is consistent with the agency’s authority under the C...

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