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Will California still be able to regulate auto emissions under Trump?

Will California still be able to regulate auto emissions under Trump?

Good morning. It’s Thursday, Jan. 19, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency cast doubt on whether California should continue to have power to impose its own emission rules for cars and trucks, an authority the state has enjoyed for decades. It’s also the cornerstone of California’s efforts to fight global warming. In recent years, California regulators have used the waiver to force automakers to build more efficient vehicles, which has helped the state cut its greenhouse gas emissions from...

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