House Republicans Vote for Pollution and Higher Costs

House Republicans Vote for Pollution and Higher Costs

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The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would block the implementation of the EPA's new emissions rules.

The proposed rule would have avoided nearly 10 billion tons of emissions and save Americans trillions of dollars in health and fuel costs.

The bill, called H.R.4468, passed by a vote of 221-197, with 216 Republicans and 5 Democrats voting for it.

Only 197 Democrats voted against it, with zero Republicans joining them.

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The bill's main sponsor, Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI), claimed that the emissions rules are "neither reasonable nor achievable."

However, automakers themselves have shown that this is not true, with many of them already complying with the regulation's 2032 target.

Environmental and health groups have applauded the EPA's proposed standards, but the House Republicans have chosen to ignore them and vote for pollution and higher costs for Americans.