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U.S. House committee to hold inquiry on fuel efficiency standards freeze

Automakers don't want it, panel notes, but White House rejects their compromise

Automakers don't want it, panel notes, but White House rejects their compromise.

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U.S. opens criminal investigation into Ford emissions certification

Justice Department opens case after Ford alerts EPA to possible problem

Justice Department opens case after Ford alerts EPA to possible problem.

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EPA will revise its proposed freeze of vehicle fuel economy rules

Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage

Compromise plan will likely require small annual gains in mileage.

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California sues NHTSA and EPA over data on vehicle emissions freeze

'The public has a right to see all the facts,' says CARB

'The public has a right to see all the facts,' says CARB.

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Tesla will pay to settle EPA hazardous waste claims

Surprise inspections turned up problems at the factory

Surprise inspections turned up problems at the factory.

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U.S. auto fleet hits record high fuel efficiency in 2017

2018 data looks good so far, too, but trucks and SUVs hurt gains

And so far the data for 2018 is looking pretty good, too

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Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead EPA

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote

Ultimately only one Republican defected from a party-line vote.

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Republican senator opposes Trump EPA pick over climate change policies

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him

Several other Republican senators might also vote against confirming him.

U.S. government shutdown threatens new-car rollouts, automakers say

New models can't get EPA-certified

New models can't get EPA-certified.

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NYT reveals Big Oil's secret effort to roll back car emissions regulations

From Congress to Facebook ads, Marathon Petroleum used every trick

From Congress to Facebook ads, Marathon Petroleum used every trick.

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EPA plans new limits on heavy-duty truck emissions

Rules in conjunction with California would mean big cuts in nitrogen oxide

Rules in conjunction with California would mean big cuts in nitrogen oxide.

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White House, California to discuss vehicle emissions rules next week

Automakers are urging a compromise on nationwide emissions rules

Automakers are urging a compromise on nationwide emissions rules.

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GM uses wind power to build SUVs, trucks

Wind farms came online this month, with more to come

Wind farms came online this month, with more to come.

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Automakers, feds, even retired generals hash out fuel economy goals

Compromise to Trump freeze would raise standards 2 percent annually

Compromise to Trump freeze would raise standards 2 percent annually.

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EPA staff disputed claim that freezing fuel economy would save lives

By their calculations, plan would cost more in lives, money, lost jobs

By their calculations, plan would cost more in lives, money, lost jobs.

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States vow to fight Trump administration on fuel-economy freeze

California, 18 other states and D.C. are suing

California, 18 other states and D.C. are suing

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UPDATE: White House proposes weaker auto emissions rules, overriding California

But automakers say they ‘support continued improvements in fuel economy’

But EPA chief would be open to a deal between California, automakers.

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New acting EPA chief will enforce 'glider truck' limits

Follows a court decision blocking the EPA's plan to stop enforcing rules

Follows a court decision blocking the EPA's decision to stop enforcing rules.

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U.S. to propose revoking California power to set auto emissions rules

It could increase U.S. oil consumption by 500,000 barrels per day

It could increase U.S. oil consumption by 500,000 barrels per day.

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Court blocks EPA plan to undo limits on polluting ‘glider trucks’

Though 25 percent cheaper, they're 450 times dirtier

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