In March 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt reopened an evaluation of the automotive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards that the EPA had finalized in January. This case provides a history of the rules, along with assessments of their costs and benefits. It addresses numerous debates, including the environmental benefits of the rules, the role of electric vehicles, whether the standards should be less strict for larger cars, and tradeoffs between fuel economy and safety.
Article Case| December 31 2017
Automobile Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
Case Studies in the Environment (2017) 1 (1): 1–12.
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Grady Killeen, Arik Levinson; Automobile Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards. Case Studies in the Environment 31 December 2017; 1 (1): 1–12. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000380
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