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  • Blue, green a powerful combination

    Blue, green a powerful combination

    UAW and National Wildlife Federation guest opinion from the Toledo Blade.

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  • New hires, not layoffs: Fuel Standards Drive Investment and Jobs in Ohio

    New hires, not layoffs: Fuel Standards Drive Investment and Jobs in Ohio

    “We’re hiring people, not laying them off. And it’s because of the CAFE standards.” –Dave Green, President of UAW Local 1714 (Lordstown, OH)

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  • How New Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Affect Americans

    How New Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Affect Americans

    by Aaron Levitt Investopedia September 19, 2012 At the end of August, the Obama Administration announced sweeping new rules dictating fuel efficiency standards for cars and light-duty trucks… In the end, the higher cost per vehicle will be balanced out by huge cost savings, more jobs, a cleaner environment and less reliance on imported crude oil. Overall, the standard can be seen as a win for the American people. Read more…

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  • Will New Fuel-Economy Rules Reduce the Need for Oil Sands Imports?

    Will New Fuel-Economy Rules Reduce the Need for Oil Sands Imports?

    by Maria Gallucci InsideClimate News September 11, 2012 The Obama administration’s latest efficiency standards for new cars and trucks are expected to dramatically curb America’s oil consumption over the next decade. So does that mean the United States won’t need to import so much oil from Canada’s tar sands region? Oil experts with two environmental groups say the answer to that question is yes… Luke Tonachel, senior vehicles analyst for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), said the new rules [...]

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  • Landmark Clean Cars Success

    Landmark Clean Cars Success

    by Sarah Mulkoff National Wildlife Federation September 6, 2012 Last week marked a tremendous victory the fight to reduce the carbon pollution that fuels global warming. On Tuesday, August 28th, the Obama administration finalized the Environmental Protection Agency Fuel Economy Standards that will double the fuel economy of our cars and trucks to 54.5 MGPG by 2025‚Äîan enormous step to curb carbon pollution. Read more…  

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  • Alliance visits Akron to tout new 54.5 gas mileage standard

    Alliance visits Akron to tout new 54.5 gas mileage standard

    by Jim Mackinnon Akron Beacon Journal September 4, 2012 The made-in-Ohio Chevrolet Cruze is a “good gas mileage means good jobs” success story for the state, says a coalition of environmentalists and labor unions. Higher U.S. fuel mileage standards should mean even more jobs in the years ahead, a recent study suggests. Read more…

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