Mar 16 2017
The agency will restore the original timeline set in agreement with carmakers, which was to determine by April 2018 whether the standards for 2022 through 2025 are still feasible, the White House official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity ahead of Trump's announcement.
California's top air-quality regulator meanwhile said she's ready to consider changes to the fuel economy standards - to a point.
The CAFE standards that set fuel efficiency marks for the auto industry will be reopened for review.
"They're going to be building new plants", Trump said. "It'll be better for the environment, better for safety, but it won't be complex".
Mitch Bainwol, president and CEO of the Auto Alliance trade group, said 18 automakers that objected to the EPA's final determination in January are pleased Trump is starting the review over from scratch. This would do more than invite legal action: It would create a brutal battle between the president and the state of California. Gov.
Environmental groups said Trump and his team appeared intent on easing gas-mileage requirements set by Obama. Ultimately, carbon pollution standards are job creators because, like most future-oriented clean air regulations, they spur investment and innovation, as many studies have shown.
"Automakers argue the vehicle emissions rules, which would raise the fleet average fuel efficiency to more than 50 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025 from 27.5 mpg in 2010, will impose significant costs and are out of step with consumer preferences", Reuters summarizes.
A rollback of those rules would have major ramifications for automakers, who for the last several years were under government pressure to build more fuel-efficient cars.
Trump made the announcement at an event in MI, a state that he won in the election.
Donald Trump, returning to campaign mode sooner than almost every president before him, is holding a rally in Ypsilanti, Mich., (not Detroit) today.
President Donald Trump talks to American auto workers in Ypsilanti on March 15, 2017.
The Trump administration will "spend another year looking at the data in front of us", a senior White House official told reporters on a conference call Tuesday. GOP leaders were absolutely certain the White House policy would fail miserably, and they were hilariously wrong. Those states wont be directly affected by Wednesdays announcement, although EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has hinted that his agency may separately attempt to challenge those states rules. If the EPA does put a hold on the emissions and fuel economy rules, the only people to get the short end of the stick will be consumers.
"EPA conducted a robust review of these standards for almost two years, taking into account the input from automakers, including thousands of pages of technology and cost assessments, and concluded that the standards were appropriate", Baker-Branstetter continued.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, today, was asked if he ever gave the president reason to believe he was wiretapped, to which Sessions said "no".
Mar 16 2017
Donald Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes
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Mar 15 2017
$3.14 Pi Day deals: Blaze Pizza, Villa Italian, Pieology, more
Eli's Cheesecake: Mini apple and cherry pie trays will be buy one, get one free on both Monday and Tuesday for Pi Day . Blaze Pizza: Any pizza at any one of this restaurant's locations nationwide will be available for $3.14.
Mar 12 2017
Paris Saint-Germain Blaming Rihanna for Their Epic Champions League Collapse?
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Mar 11 2017
For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost
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Mar 10 2017
Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai
Last month, world's heaviest women in the world from Egypt arrived at the India's biggest city Mumbai for her bariatric surgery. Eman's condition will now be monitored before the next surgery is fixed to bring her down to a lean and trim 100 kgs or so.
Mar 10 2017
DeSean Jackson to the Buccaneers
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Mar 09 2017
Campaign for final phase ends today
The seven districts going to the polls in this phase are Ghazipur, Varanasi , Jaunpur, Chandauli, Mirzapur, Bhadoi and Sonebhadra. In the seventh phase, 1.41 crore electorate, including 64.76 lakh women, can exercise their franchise in 14,458 polling booths.
Mar 08 2017
Why A 'Day Without a Woman'?
The exhibition tells the stories of women caught in armed conflicts in places such as Afghanistan, Colombia and Sierra Leone. Italy is giving all women free entry to the country's museums on Wednesday to mark International Women's Day.
Mar 08 2017
Afghan family detained in Los Angeles are asking for release
District Judge Josephine Staton, who is hearing the case in Santa Ana, issued the temporary restraining order over the weekend. Customs and Border Protection has prevented attorneys from communicating with the family, according to the petition.
Mar 08 2017
JAX named among top airports in North America for service
The resulting database allows for a comprehensive analysis of the customer service experience at each participating airport. The award for the best improvement in airports service quality in Africa also went to Bloemfontein.
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