Mike Bloomberg’s Response to EPA Administrator Pruitt’s Rollback of Emissions Standards

APR. 02, 2018

The following is Mike Bloomberg's response to the EPA's decision to roll back emissions standards:

"As the administration tries to take the nation backwards, more than a dozen states - led by California - are pushing ahead, and we hope more will join. Washington can't stop cities, states and businesses from transforming transportation and driving down emissions. If anything, we expect this misguided move to spur even more bottom-up progress."

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