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Pruitt Moves to Weaken Clean Car Standards

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is directing his agency to redo successful clean car standards that have already reduced 230 million tons of climate-changing emissions and saved consumers more than $49 billion at the pump.

New EPA Data: Cars Getting Better Mileage, Cleaner

EPA’s latest annual assessment of new automobile fuel economy, the “Fuel Economy Trends” report, shows that automakers have made great progress building fuel-efficient vehicles from when standards were ti

States Boost, Trump Rolls Back Clean Vehicles in 2017

Part of NRDC's Year-End Series Reviewing 2017 Energy & Climate Developments

Trump EPA’s Dirty Truck Loophole Is Deadly

EPA is proposing to roll back emission safeguards against sales of dirty trucks, leaving the public to cough and wheeze on more air pollution.