Hey! It’s Make Me Care, that thing where Grist writers and editors talk about things they think are important and worth paying attention to. This week Amelia Urry talks with Grist policy writer Ben Adler to get the skinny on the new EPA emissions regulations that debuted this week.

They’re a big deal, fine, but HOW big are they really? And should you be thrilled by their mere existence or outraged by their underachievement? With proponents and detractors on both sides, a lot could change in the next year of review. “The only guaranteed beneficiaries are lawyers,” Adler tells us, but this is definitely a step in the right direction (the lawyers agree). Watch to learn more!

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