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Light Truck Emissions: License to Pollute?

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If you drive a mini-van, you have a license to pollute. That was the subject of a front page piece in the Sunday New York Times called

??Light Trucks Increase Profit, but Foul the Air More than Cars Do. Today a debate on why gas guzzling sport utility vehicles, minivans and light trucks are not subject to the same environmental regulations as cars.

Guest:

  • Keith Bradsher, journalist, Detroit bureau of New York Times
  • Ann Mesnikoff, spokesperson for the Sierra Club
  • Mike Stanton, a lobbyist with the American Automobile Manufactures Association

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