17 Jan '12, 1pm

Public to Obama Admin: Adopt New Auto Fuel Efficiency and Carbon Standards: Obama Administration officials are i...

Greetings from the Motor City! Obama Administration officials are in Detroit to gather public input on the EPA and Department of Transportation proposal to raise new automobile efficiency standards to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg by 2025, nearly double that of today’s new vehicles. As I’ll be testifying later today, the standards are a huge step forward. They will dramatically cut U.S. oil consumption and dangerous emissions carbon pollution. The standards are good for consumers and the economy and will spur job creation. The Obama Administration should keep the standards strong and adopt them as final regulations this summer.

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