Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 22, 2021

E.P.A. Announces Tightest-Ever Auto Pollution Rules

The New York Times  reports

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced strengthened limits on pollution from automobile tailpipes in a bid to reduce a major source of the carbon dioxide emissions that are heating the planet.

The more stringent rule — the most significant climate action taken to date by the Biden administration and highest level ever set for fuel economy — would require passenger vehicles to travel an average of 55 miles per gallon of gasoline by 2026, from just under 38 miles per gallon today.

Read more at E.P.A. Announces Tightest-Ever Auto Pollution Rules – The New York Times

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