Senate Rejects Mileage Standards

The Senate rejects efforts to increase fuel efficiency standards.
March 14, 2002, 10pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The outcome highlighted the auto industry's power in Washington as well as the philosophical divide at the heart of the energy debate unfolding on the Senate floor. Particularly after Sept. 11, which brought home the dangers of U.S. entanglements in the Middle East, Democrats and Republicans say they want to promote energy independence. But Democrats generally favor conservation while the Bush administration emphasizes production..."

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Published on Friday, March 15, 2002 in The Washington Post
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