B.C. has filed a legal brief in support of California's challenge to an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to deny a waiver to implement the California Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standard for Vehicles. Under the US Clean Air Act, a waiver from the EPA is necessary for a state to adopt vehicle emissions standards, and has always been provided in the past.

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