Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Trump administration to relax fuel efficiency standards for autos

Source: "EPA to relax fuel efficiency standards for autos", Reuters, 2nd April 2018, Timothy Gardner

Timothy Gardner reported, "WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday rejected an Obama-era plan to make automobiles more fuel efficient, opening up a long process to weaken current standards and putting California and the federal government on a collision course over vehicle emissions. (...) California Governor Jerry Brown blasted the EPA’s action. “This cynical and meretricious abuse of power will poison our air and jeopardize the health of all Americans,” Brown said. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-autos/epa-to-relax-fuel-efficiency-standards-for-autos-idUSKCN1H9