STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on President Trump's intention to dismantle California's clean air standards

3-15-17

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on Facebook today, responding to President Trump's directive to abandon fuel economy targets:

"An attack on emission standards is an attack on our economy, communities, and natural resources. These high standards are one of the most important steps we have taken to reduce carbon pollution and protect our world for future generations. To roll them back would be a huge mistake."

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