PBS NewsHour

Trump administration plans rollback of fuel standards

Clip: 08/02/2018 | 3m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Over President Obama's tenure, rules were put in place that would have nearly doubled the average fuel economy standard in the U.S., which the Trump administration has argued goes too far. Now a new EPA proposal would set standards to far lower to protect manufacturers and consumers from costs. Judy Woodruff reports that Thursday's announcement sets up a looming legal battle with some states.

Aired: 08/02/18

Rating: NR

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