Ahead for autos

Ferguson, Greg
July 1992
U.S. News & World Report;7/27/92, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p10
Reports that last week, in response to a court order, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced much stricter emissions standards for cars and trucks. Fifty-six urban areas that are not conducting tests will have to start by next year, and 121 others must toughen their programs by 1994. Implications of the new standards; Sharp rise in repair bills; The program plans to cut emissions by nearly a third in the smoggiest cities; Why environmentalists are not overjoyed.


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