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EPA Rejects California's Stricter Emissions Limits

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EPA Rejects California's Stricter Emissions Limits

EPA Rejects California's Stricter Emissions Limits

EPA Rejects California's Stricter Emissions Limits

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The federal government says California cannot set its own tougher standards for greenhouse-gas limits on cars, trucks and SUVs. The decision is a setback for California and 17 other states that wanted to cut tailpipe emissions to below federal levels.

The Environmental Protection Agency made the announcement Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C.