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EPA Doubts Low Fuel Prices Undermining Vehicle GHG Rule's Standards

January 22, 2015
Top EPA officials are downplaying the effect of low gasoline prices on the administration's flagship greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy program for vehicles, saying a few months of low prices will not force the agency to ease the light-duty rules as many top auto industry executives are seeking ahead of the program's upcoming mid-term review. But the agency officials say they plan to continue to monitor whether fuel prices are effecting industry's compliance with the current mandates for model...