EPA Threatens to Cut California Road Funds Over ‘Chronic’ Smog

Amid a growing dispute over climate change and vehicle emissions standards, the Trump administration on Tuesday threatened to withhold highway funding and other federal grants from California over its “chronic air quality problems.”

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California-Led Coalition Sues Trump Over Emissions Rule

Escalating a battle over states’ rights and against climate change, California and 22 other states filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the Trump administration for revoking a Clean Air Act waiver that allowed the Golden State to set emissions rules that are stricter than the federal government.

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Feds Launch Antitrust Probe of California’s Fuel-Efficiency Deal With Automakers

The fight between California and the Trump administration over carbon emissions and fuel economy standards took another twist Friday, with the U.S. Department of Justice launching an antitrust probe into a deal struck by the Golden State and four automakers to boost fuel efficiency.

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