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Woody Allen -- toughen emission standards is not just cars that are forced to change in America so too do the big trucks on the road.
Some of that industry are not happy about it saying it could put many companies.
Out of business.
Body count has a look at this she's live in San Francisco Claudia what did you find out.
Bill for the first time the government is regulating big rigs and a tractor trailers in much the same way it's held carmakers to rigorous fuel efficiency standards for decades.
But some truckers say the regulations will drive them.
Right out of business.
Circumventing congress the Environmental Protection Agency is ordering heavy trucks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 20%.
And overhaul engine design starting with models built in 2014.
While most operators will need to spend thousands on new rigs the American trucking association is on board the federal government -- -- really fine job of working collaborative Lee with with all the partners in this to come up what we think is is a reasonable and fair rule.
But smaller owner operators like Robert McLarty and say the rules will be devastating.
With the cost of the new equipment that they're requiring.
And the oversight of for the government and every part of my business I can't afford to be in business.
In a federal lawsuit he claims the EPA never submitted the regulations to a blue ribbon panel called the science advisory board as -- require by law.
The government compliance with the law.
Just like the rest of us do and -- -- The EPA argues it posted all relevant information online.
Critics say that's not good enough and content the rules are less about clean air.
More about pushing smaller operators out of the way this is -- -- led government to be the bully pulpit to put me out of business so they can.
Take over more market share.
Well the legal fight unfolds consumers could be hit hardest -- higher prices for goods.
Delivered by fewer trucks could come built somewhere Claudia -- thank -- sentences.
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