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Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Environment

Congress Launches Push to Harmonize CAFE Standards

December 20, 2017 – Last week, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) launched its newest initiative in vehicle regulations with a December 12 hearing, titled “Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles.”

Meeting and Defeating Transportation and Climate Change Challenges

Falling gasoline prices and rising vehicle miles traveled (VMT) over the past 12 months have stimulated discussion about what these recent trends foretell about economic impacts, life-style changes,and American travel patterns. There has, however, been less attention directed to the possible environmental impacts of these trends and what they might mean about global climate change.