EPA Wants Automakers to Reduce Use of Lead Wheel Weights


The EPA is launch­ing a pro­gram to reduce the use of lead wheel weights by automak­ers and auto parts sup­pli­ers. The weights are used to bal­ance tires but when tossed off wheels, can become a pol­lu­tant. Chrysler recent­ly set­tled with Cal­i­for­nia envi­ron­men­tal group over the same issue.