February 2009
Current Events;2/9/2009, Vol. 108 Issue 16, p2
The article reports on U.S. President Barack Obama's call to control automobile emissions in the country. He ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on January 26, 2009 to review whether states can set their own auto emission standards. He also called for automakers to implement tougher standards. In his first White House news conference, Obama stated that the country must end its dependence on foreign oil and protect the environment.


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