Incoming NWRA Chairman Ross Testifies Earlier than EPA Panel

Don Ross, the Nationwide Waste & Recycling Affiliation’s (NWRA) incoming chairman, testified nearly earlier than the Environmental Safety Company (EPA) on its Proposed Rule and Associated Supplies for Management of Air Air pollution from New Motor Autos: Heavy-Responsibility Engine and Car Requirements. The proposed rule would set new requirements to cut back air pollution from heavy-duty automobiles and engines.

“We’re happy to have the chance to testify earlier than the EPA and current the trade’s perspective on its proposed rule,” stated NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “NWRA member corporations have a singular perspective that enables our producers and haulers to work collectively to greatest perceive the impacts of recent air air pollution laws, particularly on the short-haul truck trade, and we commend the EPA for recognizing the distinction between long- and short-haul trucking because it pertains to air pollution controls.”

The waste and recycling trade continues to speculate closely in zero and near-zero emission automobiles. A burdensome customary may restrict or decelerate the momentum that’s presently occurring within the transition to those new applied sciences, together with battery electrical automobiles. Battery electrical know-how is heavier and complicates compliance with truck weight restrictions.

“NWRA helps the EPA’s objectives to make the setting a greater place and enhance the cleanliness and effectivity of the automobiles our corporations produce and function,” stated Ross. “We merely ask that the EPA work with short-haul corporations and producers to develop a workable rule.” NWRA will proceed to collaborate with the EPA all through the rulemaking course of.

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