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Fuel Efficiency Standards

Kate Sheppard

Obama Administration Proposes New Emission Standards For Heavy-Duty Trucks | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced ne...

Environmental Activist: Obama's Silence On Climate Change Is Good For Climate

The Huffington Post | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

After the Obama administration issued new rules in August that required automakers to nearly double the fuel efficiency of their cars and trucks by 20...

Gas-Sipping Cars Drive Away With Top Safety Ratings

Wendy Gordon | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

When my husband and I go to buy a car, our money is on the one with the best safety record. Which, as it turns out, could very well be the more fuel efficient car.

Moving Beyond Oil and Stopping a Bad Bill

Michael Brune | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

With all the attention on the debt-ceiling, it was easy to miss some of the other news coming from Washington. The White House announced a proposed fuel-efficiency standard for passenger cars and trucks of 54.5 miles per gallon.

To Fix America, Tax Foreigners

Carl Pope | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The U.S. consumes about 6.5 billion barrels of oil a year. About 60 percent of it is imported. Getting rid of these imports would have had the same impact in 2010 as a $300 billion dollar tax cut on American consumers and the American economy.

Obama To Approve Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

President Obama is close to a deal with automakers on proposed plans to introduce new fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks from 2017-20...

Fuel Economy Standards Are Only Half a Solution

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

In a remarkably bold regulatory move, the Obama administration is setting new, aggressive fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks.

White House Bounces EPA Reality Check

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Americans -- who make up just four percent of the planet's population -- use about 25% of the world's resources. For the greatest, best country on the face of the earth, we sure suck at math.