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Proposed rewrite of auto fuel economy rules threatens new “gas tax” for drivers

Proposed rewrite of auto fuel economy rules threatens new “gas tax” for drivers

“This will harm national security by spurring more oil imports, rewarding Russian oil companies and OPEC cartel” By Gregory C. Staple, CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation The American Clean Skies Foundation responded today to pending action by the Environmental Protection Agency to re-visit the post-2020 goals for automobile tailpipe pollution and fuel economy or […]

Rail shippers petition to reaffirm DOT’s authority over oil tank car safety

Rail shippers petition to reaffirm DOT’s authority over oil tank car safety

“Our petition simply requests that DOT adopt clear rules that ensure that the responsibility for establishing tank car specifications remains in the hands of federal regulators.” WASHINGTON – A broad coalition of shipper organizations has petitioned the Department of Transportation (DOT) to adopt rules reinforcing the Department’s authority to set uniform national tank car standards […]

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