EPA Threatens Cut in California's Federal Highway Funds

Blurred road in tunnel

National construction groups weigh in on the issue.

October 14, 2019
Tom Ichniowski - Engineering News-Record

In a new salvo against the state of California, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has threatened to restrict uses for some federal highway aid to the state unless it moves to withdraw what EPA terms “backlogged and unapprovable" plans that outline steps the state would take to reduce pollution and meet Clean Air Act standards.

Mr. Ichniowski may be contacted at ichniowskit@enr.com


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