President Trump set to revoke California's strict car pollution standards

September 18, 2019

California's strict car pollution standards will be revoked by President Trump, according to several reports. In New Mexico on Monday night, Trump hinted at the decision during a rally where he voiced support for heavier cars that he says are safer and cheaper.

Later today, Trump is expected to announce that he's removing states' ability to create tougher tailpipe rules. California and more than a dozen states have standards that are higher than the federal government. Earlier this year, California held secret negotiations that ended with four major automakers agreeing to voluntarily boost fuel efficiency. In a tweet, the president called that decision "crazy."

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