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  • Gas mileage boost could fuel economy

    Gas mileage boost could fuel economy

    By SHERWOOD BOEHLERT Politico May 23, 2012 Republicans are now seeking to create jobs, strengthen national security and boost economic growth. Improving the gas mileage on our cars and trucks can help us do all of them. So Republicans should embrace a proposal, expected to be finalized this summer, to raise national fuel-efficiency standards to an average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. It could spur economic growth, help American families, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our […]

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  • Let us praise ingenuity: Petty politics are killing our spirit of innovation

    Let us praise ingenuity: Petty politics are killing our spirit of innovation

    By FRANCIS BEINECKE and ROBERT LUTZ Chicago Tribune March 29, 2012 It’s not every day you’ll find the two of us on the same page. One of us is the leader of an organization that believes we need to take every step possible to stop the current and future damage of global climate change. The other famously calls global warming “a crock” but led the efforts at General Motors to develop the Chevy Volt. You can probably guess who’s who. […]

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