More campaign promises being kept by President Obama! This is a good one and one that let's states decide what is right for their specific air quality needs. More Bush anti-science anti-environmental retardation wiped out with one swipe of the pen.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/26/us...f.html?_r=1&hpObama to Let States Restrict Emissions Standards
By JOHN M. BRODER and PETER BAKER - The New York Times
Published: January 25, 2009
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday will direct federal regulators to move swiftly to grant California and 13 other states the right to set strict automobile emissions and fuel efficiency standards, two administration officials said Sunday evening.
The directive makes good on an Obama campaign pledge and marks a sharp reversal from Bush administration policy. Granting California and the other states the right to regulate tailpipe emissions is one of the most dramatic actions Mr. Obama can take to quickly put his stamp on environmental policy.