California Energy and Environment Update - January 25, 2011

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California delays release of new greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles to coordinate with federal government

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced this week that it would delay its announcement of new greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles until Sept. 1, the day the U.S. EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will release their fuel efficiency standards for passenger cars and light-duty trucks built between 2017 and 2025. California, which is permitted under the Clean Air Act to implement its own rules, had been expected to announce its 2017 2025 standards as early as March.

CARB did not specify whether its standards would be the same as the federal ones. Nevertheless, it does suggest that the state is seeking alignment with federal policies. California agreed last year to comply with federal greenhouse gas standards that required a fleet wide standard of 35.5 miles per gallon.

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