Highlights Groups urge EPA to withhold necessary waiver Point to faster, more affordable options for cleaner transportation Worry about additional strain on over-burdened grid Oil refiners and ethanol producers expressed support Aug. 26 for achieving carbon neutrality in the transportation sector but argued that California’s push to eliminate gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicle sales by 2035 was misguided. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “This is a deeply flawed plan that will eliminate consumer choice, limit innovation and jeopardize progress towards our shared climate goals,” the American Petroleum Institute said in a statement. The group lashed out against “prescriptive mandates” and said that “meaningful progress is best achieved through policies that promote marketplace flexibility, are technology-neutral and respectful of consumer choice.” The California Air Resources Board Aug. 25 adopted new regulations setting sales mandates for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). Starting with model year […]