Daily Archives: January 31, 2013

New Bipartisan Poll Reveals Strong Support for Cleaner Gas, Cars and Trucks

An overwhelming majority of voters in the U.S. support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency setting stricter standards on gasoline and tighter emissions standards for cars, SUVs and trucks, according to the American Lung Association’s latest survey on the subject. This bipartisan telephone survey of 800 registered voters, conducted during January 13-16, 2013, finds that nearly…

Obama Administration Releases Proposed New Renewable Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed new fuel efficiency standards on Thursday, opening up a 45-day public comment period. “EPA continues to support the use of renewable fuels within the transportation sector, which encourages innovation, strengthens American energy security, and decreases greenhouse gas pollution,” according to a press release announcing the standards. The…