Automakers don't want it, panel notes, but White House rejects their compromise.
Justice Department opens case after Ford alerts EPA to possible problem.
Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage.
'The public has a right to see all the facts,' says CARB.
Surprise inspections turned up problems at the factory.
And so far the data for 2018 is looking pretty good, too
Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote.
Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him.
New models can't get EPA-certified.
From Congress to Facebook ads, Marathon Petroleum used every trick.
Rules in conjunction with California would mean big cuts in nitrogen oxide.
Automakers are urging a compromise on nationwide emissions rules.
Compromise to Trump freeze would raise standards 2 percent annually.
By their calculations, plan would cost more in lives, money, lost jobs.
California, 18 other states and D.C. are suing
But EPA chief would be open to a deal between California, automakers.
Follows a court decision blocking the EPA's decision to stop enforcing rules.
It could increase U.S. oil consumption by 500,000 barrels per day.