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Boeing backs Trump EPA airplane emissions standards amid Biden review

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WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Tuesdaybacked the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision tofinalize the first-ever standards regulating greenhouse gasemissions from airplanes issued under President Donald Trump inthe final days of his administration.

The largest U.S. planemaker asked a U.S. appeals court forapproval to intervene on behalf of the EPA, which has been suedby 12 states, the District of Columbia and three environmentalgroups over the rule and are now under review by President JoeBiden's administration. Critics say the agency should haverequired tougher emissions rules.(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Leslie Adler)