EPA Now Targets Racing Enthusiasts

EPA Now Targets Racing Enthusiasts

EPA Now Targets Racing Enthusiasts
Aftermarket auto part industry insiders are warning that new Environmental Protection Agency proposals targeting greenhouse gas emissions would make it illegal for auto enthusiasts to convert street cars into racecars. Until now, automobiles used solely for racing and other recreational activities have been excluded from the strict emission standards the EPA mandates for street legal vehicles. But according to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a trade group representing the aftermarket auto part industry, the agency is working to ban the sale of certain emissions-related performance parts. The EPA is using the Clean Air Act, which gives it the authority to regulate road-going vehicles, to justify the change. Read full story: http://personalliberty.com/epa-targets-racing-enthusiasts-with-emissions-rules/