“Welcome News” – Engine Manufacturers Drop Lawsuit Over California Freight Truck Pollution Standards
Statement of Alice Henderson, EDF Director of Transportation and Clean Air Policy
August 11, 2022 Sharyn Stein, 202-905-5718, [email protected] "The Engine Manufacturers Association said today that it will drop its harmful lawsuit challenging California's freight truck pollution standards, and that's welcome news.
Several of the association's members - including Ford, GM, Honda and Cummins - had already stated publicly that they did not support that litigation. "There's an urgent need, and also a huge opportunity, for all of us to work together to eliminate climate destabilizing and health-harming pollution from medium and heavy-duty trucks, and to do so in a way that saves truckers money and grows well-paying jobs. Manufacturers are already investing billions of dollars in zero-emitting solutions, and we should build on that strong foundation."
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