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More GOP Congressmen Question Legitimacy of EPA Glider Kit Study

Yet more Republican members of the House of Representatives have fired a broadside at the Volvo Group, as well as at the Engine Manufacturers Association, in the ongoing congressional questioning of the legitimacy of a study on glider kit regulations conducted recently by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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EPA Will Not Enforce 300-Unit Limit on Glider Kits Through 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.

More Allegations Made in Repeal of Proposed Glider Kit Restrictions Under GHG Phase 2

Several members of Congress have asked the inspector general of the Environmental Protection Agency to look into allegations that there was improper contact between Volvo Group, the Truck & Engine Manufacturers Association, and the EPA regarding the agency’s regulation of glider kits under its Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 rules.

Embattled Pruitt Resigns Post as EPA Administrator

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned amid accusations of ethics violations while in the position.

Clean Vehicle Tech Grows in Face of Shifting Regulations

Clean vehicle technology is advancing by leaps and bounds, but the direction it is moving is not always clear. A panel discussion at a recent alt fuel conference explored global trends in the space and the need for more certainty.

Trump's EPA Orders Revision of Fuel Economy Rules

The Trump administration began the process of revising Obama-era fuel economy standards for vehicle manufacturers today, and announced it may revoke California's waiver that allows that state to set its own emissions rules.

Senators, Former EPA Chiefs Urge Agency to Drop Glider Reg Repeal

Two Democratic senators who oversee environmental issues sent a letter on March 12 to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to reverse his November 2017 proposal to repeal air emission standards for glider kits.

Tennessee Tech Disavows Maligned Glider Kit Study Pending Review

Tennessee Tech's president has sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging that it not use the university's glider kit environmental impact study pending an investigation into the validity of its results.

Controversial Glider Kit Environmental Study Comes Under Fire

A controversial study commissioned by Fitzgerald Glider Kits that played a key role in a recent EPA proposal to rollback glider kit restrictions has come under fire by the faculty of the Tennessee university that conducted it.

EPA, CARB Certify Cummins Westport ISX12N Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport announced that the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have certified the 2018 ISX12N natural gas engine.