Reopening Dirty Truck Loophole Is Bad for the Economy and Public Health

Dec 4, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Campaign: Climate Change

December 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Testifying today at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) hearing on repealing the glider provisions in the Phase 2 national fuel economy standard for heavy-duty vehicles, Carol Lee Rawn, Transportation Program Director at Ceres, made the following statement:

“Repealing the glider emission requirements would have a detrimental impact on both the economy and environment. The proposed changes would undermine the competitiveness of the U.S. freight truck industry, is contrary to business interests, and would increase harmful emissions and healthcare costs.”

Rawn is available for interviews on-site at the Monday, Dec. 4th EPA public hearing to discuss impacts of rolling back the glider kit provision. To schedule an interview, please contact Karen Rivera,617-247-0700  ext. 106,

To read Carol Lee Rawn's full testimony, click here.