On August 24, 2018, the EPA issued a proposal to roll back clean car standards with the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles rule. Save EPA Ann Arbor and EPN members with expertise in fuel efficiency CAFÉ standards and mobile-source air pollution reviewed the proposal and concluded that this rollback will increase vehicle emissions of powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change and harmful air pollutants that endanger people’s health. This proposal takes vehicle emissions standards in the wrong direction, resulting in increased air pollution, greater health risks and higher gas prices.
Read a summary of the comments: EPN and Save EPA Ann Arbor Summary of Comments to Roll Back Clean Car Standards
Read the full comments: EPN and Save EPA Ann Arbor Comments on Proposal to Roll Back Clean Car Standards
Read the fact sheet: EPN and Save EPA Ann Arbor SAFE Fact Sheet