Obama: Let States Further Curb Emissions

Moresco, Justin
January 2009
Red Herring;1/26/2009, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on two Presidential Memoranda signed by U.S. President Barack Obama in January 2009 which aim to reduce vehicle fuel consumption. The memoranda include directing federal regulators to move swiftly to grant California and 13 other U.S. states the right to set strict automobile emissions standards. Automobile manufacturers assert that allowing states to set their own standards adds additional bureaucracy to the marketplace.


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