GOP lawmakers attack EPA's proposed auto emissions policies

03/31/2013 | Hill, The

Several Republican lawmakers criticized proposed rules unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency that would reduce sulfur contents in gasoline, saying such policies would raise consumer costs. "Increases in gas prices disproportionately hurt the nation's most vulnerable individuals and families," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich. "This move signals a frightening flood of new rules under the potential Gina McCarthy-led EPA and represents one of a litany of likely regulations that require transparency to justify both the costs and the benefits," said Sen. David Vitter, R-La.

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