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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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DOT, EPA Propose the Nation’s First Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks and Buses

Oct 25th, 2010 | By

The U.S. EPA and Department of Transportation have announced the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses. This comprehensive national program is projected to reduce GHG emissions by about 250 million metric tons and save 500 million barrels of oil over the lives of

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