House votes to overturn EPA’s rules on emissions from heavy trucks

House lawmakers have voted to overturn EPA rules looking to cut emissions from heavy-duty trucks.

Republicans argue the rules will increase supply chain costs and make trucks more expensive. Senator Deb Fischer says every “American consumer will feel the effects of this rule and its price increases.”

Democratic Representative Frank Pallone says the “Republican bill would have dire consequences for EPA’s ability to fulfill its mission to protect public health and welfare from dangerous pollution.”

The White House says President Biden will veto the measure, that now goes to his desk. It said the EPA rule “cuts pollution, boosts public health, and advances environmental justice.”

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