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Crain's Cleveland Business: Changes could be coming to greenhouse gas emission, fuel economy standards for vehicles

PMA mentioned in Crain's Cleveland Business article. 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

At the start of April, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that he believed greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light trucks should be revised and that he was starting a process to do. These standards apply to vehicles made in model years 2022 to 2025.

When the standards were established, a midterm review was set for no later than April 1. A news release notes that the Obama administration delivered such a determination in January 2017 before leaving office, but Pruitt said that had been cut short. The Midterm Evaluation process was re-established in March 2017, and this month, Pruitt announced that the EPA would be working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to set greenhouse gas emissions standards and corporate average fuel economy standards deemed appropriate.

This Vox article describes the different ways companies could meet the original emissions-related standards, as well as what led to the need for more fuel economy in vehicles.

Read more here