Environmentalists Boost Bid To Show Industry Lobbying On Car GHG Plan

December 20, 2018
Environmentalists are ramping up efforts to obtain information about the Department of Transportation's (DOT) external communications that could highlight its efforts to weaken vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards and the role of oil industry and other groups in lobbying for those rollbacks. Their new push comes in the form of litigation under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and it appears to be the latest chapter in ongoing efforts to call attention to DOT's role in spurning technical...

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