Eleven Democratic senators have signed a letter to Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt calling on him not to do what’s rumored could happen this week: rolling back the fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucks and prohibiting California from imposing stricter standards than the federal government does. By Meteor Blades All this could be a […]
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By most accounts, the Obama administration’s “Cash for Clunkers” program is a resounding success.
The Environmental Protection Agency has granted California’s waiver request that will allow the state to enforce strict greenhouse gas emissions standards on cars beginning with the present model year. California first applied for the waiver in 2005, but was denied several years later. Now, the EPA grants the waiver based on the need for California to improve its air pollution conditions.
Obama’s auto emissions standard is a landmark success in improving fuel efficiency. But American consumers haven’t yet bought into the idea of a fuel-efficient car.
GHG emission standards by states will drastically alter the climate change debate and landscape.
Obama to critics calling the modernization of the federal fleet of vehicles as “pork”: Are you serious?
When it comes to green spending the Right is wrong about “pork”.
Mean Joe Green’s “Green Obama-O-Meter” will track the environmental policies of our nation’s leaderon a quarterly basis. Off to a good start…
Early in December 2008, the Sell Fuel Efficient Cars Act of 2008 (3737) was introduced into the Senate. This bill would provide a $10,000 incentive for low-income families to trade in their old cars for newer, more fuel efficient models.
A federal judge has stopped Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to clean up the air in New York City by using fuel-efficient hybrid taxis.
Today several more groups were added to the growing list of organizations that stand behind Senator Obama’s claim that properly inflated tires can indeed reduce gasoline consumption. Speaking on behalf of these groups, and helping to launch the EcoDriving initiative were the Republican Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the Democratic Governor of Colorado Bill Ritter.
Despite the fact that a plurality (less than half) of Americans favor a pro-nuclear-energy candidate, more say they would rebuff a candidate who wants to build nuclear power plants than say this about any of nine other possible energy reforms, according to a new Gallup Poll.
From its birth during the grim days of mood rings and the OPEC oil embargo, the 55-mph national speed limit experienced an unhappy existence – reviled by drivers and ignored more often than obeyed.