EPA May Consider Granting Calif. Emissions Waiver

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President Obama has pledged to review a waiver request by California that would allow it and more than a dozen other states to enforce strict new greenhouse gas emission standards on cars. The Bush Administration refused that waiver a year ago. The new regulations will cost the struggling car industry billions.

Sasha Khokha reports for member station KQED.



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