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May 3, 2002 | Press Release

Earthjustice Praises Court Ruling Upholding Key EPA Rule On Cleanup Of Diesel Trucks

Earthjustice praised today's federal court decision upholding a key Environmental Protection Agency regulation requiring cleanup of air pollution from diesel trucks. The ruling of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected challenges from both engine manufacturers and the petroleum industry. The result is that Americans will breathe dramatically reduced levels of deadly diesel pollution.


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