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Breaking News: California has sued the Trump administration over its effort to loosen car emissions standards. It could split the U.S. auto market.

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May 01, 2018

BREAKING NEWS
California has sued the Trump administration over its effort to loosen car emissions standards. It could split the U.S. auto market.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 3:36 PM EST

A coalition led by California sued the Trump administration over car emissions rules on Tuesday, escalating a revolt against a proposed rollback of fuel economy standards that threatens to split the countrys auto market.

In a lawsuit filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, California and its coalition 17 other states and the District of Columbia called the Environmental Protection Agencys effort to weaken auto emissions rules unlawful and accused the agency of violating the Clean Air Act.

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