Carol Browner, the Obama administration’s top adviser on energy and climate issues, plans to step down from her position, the Associated Press reported, citing White House officials.January 25, 2011
Automakers and engine manufacturers are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its plan to allow fuel stations to sell gasoline with 15% ethanol, the Associated Press reported.December 20, 2010
Environmental groups said they back the Obama administration’s push to set standards for heavy- and medium-duty truck fuel efficiency, and last week, they called for making the standards even tougher.November 22, 2010
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is revisiting its guidance for selective catalytic reduction technology in heavy-duty trucks as a result of a court settlement with Navistar Inc. earlier this year, an agency official said last week.October 25, 2010
WASHINGTON — Flanked by truck manufacturers and industry executives, President Obama signed a first-of-its-kind order Friday clearing the way for medium and heavy-duty trucks to meet more stringent fuel economy targets.
Longhaul heavy tractor-trailers could achieve a fuel economy of more than 10 miles per gallon by 2030 — from today’s approximately 5 mpg to 6.5 mpg range — according to an analysis prepared for Congress by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.