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Topic - Stephen L. Johnson
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday for denying its first-in-the-nation greenhouse-gas limits on cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles, challenging the Bush administration's conclusion that states have no business setting emission standards.
Energy legislation signed by President Bush will raise fuel economy standards nationwide to an average of 35 miles per gallon by 2020, he said.
In announcing his decision last month, Mr. Johnson said the federal government was moving forward with a national solution and dismissed California's arguments that it faced unique threats from climate change.