A Dozen Ohio Mayors Write to Federal Agencies Urging Them to Keep Strong Fuel Economy Standards

Twelve mayors from around Ohio urged the EPA and NHTSA to keep strong fuel economy standards to sustain Ohio jobs in vehicle manufacturing and innovation and reduce fuel burdens for all Ohio families and reject any attempts to revoke states’ authority to enforce vehicle emissions standards under Sections 209 and 177 of the Clean Air Act.

October 18, 2018

As the end of the comment period for input on the proposed roll back of Corporate Average Fuel Economy and Clean Car Standards by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approaches, a dozen mayors from cities across Ohio sent a letter to the leaders of the federal agencies urging them to stop the roll back and keep strong fuel economy standards in place.

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