Tag: CAFE standards

Fuel Economy Rules: Someone is Listening

Fuel Economy Rules: Someone is Listening

March 27, 2017 |

by Doug Durante, Executive Director of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition Special to The Digest The recent announcement that the Trump Administration was taking another look at Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards was a welcome reality check for what is a complex and multi-layered issue. There was an immediate knee jerk reaction that this […]

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We should not be surprised about  Volkswagen’s “Diesel-Gate”

We should not be surprised about Volkswagen’s “Diesel-Gate”

September 28, 2015 |

By Bill Brandon, Special to The Digest Fooling with computers to give false readings has happened before. It is important to recognize similarities to earlier cases and EPA’s role in them. The 1998 consent decree In October 1998, the DOJ and EPA entered into a consent decree with heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturers for installing ‘defeat’ device […]

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Agriculture and bioenergy groups file comments on harsh impact of new CAFE standards

Agriculture and bioenergy groups file comments on harsh impact of new CAFE standards

August 6, 2012 |

In Washington, a coalition of agriculture and bioenergy groups have filled comments regarding the harsh impact the new CAFE standards may have on the biofuels industry. The concerned parties include BIO, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, ACORE, and several agricultural industry groups. As Ethanol Producer reports, the groups indicated that “while they agree with the […]

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