Some rural lawmakers worried about state plans for tougher auto emissions law -- Eken says fears are unfounded
ST. PAUL - A plan to implement stricter motor vehicle emissions standards in the state has some legislators worried about its effect on rural Minnesota.
Adopting a tougher standard is a step Minnesota can take toward reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming, bill sponsor Rep. Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, told a House committee Thursday.
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