Fuel economy standards

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Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:46pm

The Trump administration’s proposal to roll back fuel economy standards relies on an error-ridden and misleading analysis that overestimates the costs and understates the benefits of tighter regulation, an independent study by leading economists, engineers and other experts has found.

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California vows to fight Trump EPA's move to freeze fuel economy rules

Published: 
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 4:14pm

The Trump administration Thursday pushed ahead with plans to unravel the federal government’s most effective action to fight climate change — aggressive fuel economy standards aimed at getting the nation’s cars and trucks to average more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025.

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Trump administration steps up war with California over environmental protections

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:47pm

The Trump administration stepped up its offensive Monday on California's environmental laws, suing to reverse a state law that seeks to handcuff the federal government from selling any of the 45.8 million acres of property it controls in the state.

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Trump's effort to revoke California's emission rules will be a disaster — for the auto industry

Published: 
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:46pm

The old adage about being sorry when you get what you asked for is about to land squarely on the head of the automobile industry.

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EPA abandons fuel mileage goals and seeks to revoke California's ability to set its own standard

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Mon, 04/02/2018 - 1:06pm

Setting up its most aggressive clash yet with California over environmental standards, the Trump administration signaled Monday that it may revoke the state's ability under the Clean Air Act to impose stricter rules for vehicle emissions.