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Court Opens U.S. Roads to Mexican Trucks

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Court Opens U.S. Roads to Mexican Trucks

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Court Opens U.S. Roads to Mexican Trucks

Court Opens U.S. Roads to Mexican Trucks

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The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Bush administration need not conduct a lengthy environmental review before allowing long-haul Mexican trucks to travel on U.S. highways. Labor unions — who feared low-cost competition from Mexico — had joined environmentalists in demanding studies of how the aging diesel trucks would impact U.S. air quality. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.