Posts Tagged ‘ EDF ’

Tier 3: What It Means and Why It Matters

Jan 29th, 2014 | By

By now, you’ve probably seen lots of news headlines talking about the proposed updated Tier 3 standards. Tier 3 is the shorthand term for national vehicle emissions and fuel standards that will help us make big strides towards cleaner, healthier air. They are designed to reduce the soot, smog and other types of dangerous pollution

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EDF Applauds New Fuel Efficiency and Emissions Standards for Cars and Trucks

Nov 17th, 2011 | By

America has driven a little bit further down the road toward clean and fuel efficient cars. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation just announced their joint proposal to set new, stronger fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks – for model years 2017 to 2025. EDF’s Fred Krupp said the announcement:

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House Votes for TRAIN Act – and Against Cleaner, Healthier Air

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Sept. 23, 2011, was an exceptionally bad day in the history of environmental legislation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the TRAIN Act (H.R. 2401) by a vote of 249 to 169. Now it is up to the Senate to stop this destructive bill. Hopefully, our Senators will understand that clean air saves American lives. But just in case, you should call your Senators and remind them how much clean air means to you.