24 governors call on Trump to halt rollback on rules for clean cars

by Hiroko Tabuchi, NY Times

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

The governors’ plea adds to a chorus of criticism from an unlikely mix of voices, including not only environmentalists and labor unions but also some of the biggest automakers in the world. The two dozen governors include the leaders of four states — North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Montana — that voted for Trump in 2016, helping propel him into the White House.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/climate/trump-governors-clean-car-rules.html?action=click&module=RelatedLinks&pgtype=Article

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