Biden likes to tell Americans green energy is the best. He even boasted during a campaign stop in 2019 “I guarantee you we’re going to end fossil fuel.” Folks who worked in oil and gas needn’t worry, according to Biden – renewable energy brings good jobs at good wages.
What about those whose livelihoods depend on fossil fuels?
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new regulation aimed at reducing smog-forming emissions from heavy-duty trucks — a mandate that is likely to significantly increase costs for big rigs and for shipping in general, according to RollCall.
What’s worse, a separate rule coming up is aimed at mitigating greenhouse gases from the same vehicles, but the technologies for reducing smog and carbon emissions might not be compatible.
This is the last thing truckers – or people who rely on goods transported in trucks – need.
The EPA’s nitrogen oxide rule takes effect later this month, and requires heavy- and medium-duty vehicles starting in model year 2027 to meet the “most stringent” emissions reduction option first proposed by the agency a year ago.
Small fleet truckers aren’t happy – and they’ve been here before. The EPA…