Mail Call! Don’t Turn the Car (Standards) Around
by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy) At least 22 Democratic senators, led by Ed Markey, Sheldon Whitehouse and Kamala Harris , are sending Pruitt a letter this morning urging him not to weaken emissions standards for model years 2021 through 2025. “Regulated industries should not be able to undermine technically sound standards that have clear environmental and health benefits,” they’ll say in letter which ME has glimpsed. And their letter comes as the Union of Concerned Scientists releases a new report arguing automakers have for decades repeated a “familiar pattern” of attacking new policies as technologically infeasible.
TAKE A LOOK PLEASE! Seven Democratic senators asked GAO in a letter to examine how the Trump administration developed its lower social cost of carbon figure. In particular, they asked for an examination of how other states and countries created similar measures. Link here. READ MORE