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Ann Carlson in Forbes: COVID-19 Scrambles The Debate On How Much Pollution To Accept From Cars And Trucks

On Tuesday, the Trump administration finalized its plan to require manufacturers of cars and trucks – the biggest-source of climate-warming pollution – to boost their average fuel economy by 1.5 percent annually for model years 2021-2026. Ann Carlson, a University of California at Los Angeles law professor, said it’s hard to predict how the pandemic will affect “the background atmosphere of a court,” even though multiple laws require federal agencies to strengthen clean air rules, not roll them back.