US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution

June 20, 2015 10:42 AM

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US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution

WASHINGTON: The US government proposed new standards aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the department of transportation on Friday said in a joint statement that the proposed standards would require up to 24 percent lower carbon emissions by 2027.

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