Apr 22, 2021

California could get more leeway to be strict on pollution

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There's word the Biden administration is about to drop a lawsuit against California over its authority to regulate auto emissions, as The Wall Street Journal reports. We look at how that affects automakers and the rest of the country. Plus, a tax credit for smaller businesses to help with paid time off for employees getting vaccinations. And, revisiting the deadly freeze in Texas from February: How are farmers faring two months after the icing devastated crops?

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For automakers, California emissions standards play a key regulatory role

Apr 22, 2021
Car manufacturers want a clear vision of where the country is headed, to create a consistent production process.
Thirteen other states have adopted California's emissions standards, including New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director