Waving Goodbye to the California Waiver?

September 23, 2019

The year 1969 was highly notable—Apollo 11 landed on the moon, free love blossomed at Woodstock, and Richard Milhous Nixon was sworn into office. It was also the first effective year of the “California waiver,” which gave the Golden State the right to impose standards on automobile tailpipe emissions that were stricter than new federal rules.

In the five decades since, dozens of waivers have been granted. Read more.