Trump taking steps to save this industry from Obama EPA regulations

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Despite the pleading of Democratic opposition, President Trump intends to do away with previously instituted fuel economy regulations in regards to cars and trucks.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, along with nearly a dozen of his Democratic Party members issued a warning to new Sec. of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt, writing, “These automobile emissions standards are economically feasible and technologically achievable for the auto industry. It is critical that they remain in place.”

Automobile manufacturers, following last-minute legislation by the Obama administration, are searching for a reversal from Trump that would allow the growth of economy standards to rise to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Such a change would still require makers to fall within greenhouse gas mandates.

Auto companies have had a difficult time balancing Obama’s 2015 Paris climate change agreement and the desires of consumers. As society continues to opt for larger vehicles with less gasoline efficiency, Detroit’s noted auto companies say reaching requirements made by Obama for such vehicles is impossible, leaving the city’s car giants vulnerable to fines and other punishments.

As part of his candidacy for Secretary of the EPA, Pruitt has already vowed to do away with most of the pre-Trump legislation.

H/T: Washington Examiner

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