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Obama seeks new fuel efficiency rules to cut truck pollution
Obama seeks new fuel efficiency rules to cut truck pollution

WASHINGTON – President Obama moved ahead Tuesday with plans to further tighten restrictions on carbon emissions from trucks and buses, saying the new fuel efficiency rules will reduce pollution, save consumers money and help cut back on oil imports. “It’s not just a win-win, it’s a win-win-win,” Obama said in remarks delivered from a loading dock at a grocery distribution center. Obama ordered the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department to issue a first draft of the regulations for medium- and heavy-duty trucks by March 2015 and to finalize the rules a year later. His announcement at a Safeway warehouse in Maryland was the latest in a series of efforts to show he...

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