Week in Trucking: Are GHG rules set for a review?

This Week in Trucking, the EPA has filed a court brief seeking a delay in a challenge to its greenhouse gas regulations, leading to speculation that the agency may review the upcoming Phase 2 rules. Also, the government has acknowledged it is lacking answers for regulating automated vehicles, Amazon jumps into the driverless vehicle arena and the economy is off to a slow start in 2017.

EPA may be set to review GHG Phase 2 rules

A recent EPA court filing seeking a 90-day delay in a challenge to the agency’s greenhouse gas Phase 2 truck emissions rule may signal a willingness on the Trump administration’s part to review the rules. (

Read: EPA Court Filing May Signal Trump Review of Strict Heavy-Duty Truck Emissions Rules

Growing the ranks of women in the supply chain

A new study from the Manufacturing InstituteDeloitte and APICS looks into ways that supply chain participants can increase the number of women within their ranks. (Supply Chain Management Review)

Read: New Study on Women in Manufacturing Reveals Impact on Supply Chains

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Brian Straight

Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.