Donald Trump Admin. Planned To Argue Good Gas Mileage Means More Risk | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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last thing before we go here tonight is about your car and our are documents obtained by the Associated Press show that the Trump Administration was at least planning to argue with a straight face stay with me here that freezing emission standards for cars choosing not to get tougher on the pollution that car is produced over the years is actually for your own good because the argument goes people would drive more and be exposed increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage the draft document says people will drive less if their vehicles get fewer miles per gallon lowering the risk of crashes the AP in typical solid AP style plainly begins its second paragraph This Way quote Transportation experts dispute the arguments this is in general part of the Trump Administration go to reduce regulations NB Pro business Community wherever possible especially if it’s an obama-era regulation indeed in this case tough new fuel standards were put in in the latter part of the Obama Administration if you know cars then know that since the sixties there’s been something called California missions it’s part of the Clean Air Act it’s designed to cut down on the unique type of smog that once plagued California it means the car sold in California are different they burn cleaner and the fuel sold in California is different it burns cleaner that’s been the way it is for almost half a century the Trump Administration wants to challenge the ability of California home to 40 million Americans to Force its own emission standard about a dozen other states follow California’s rules and we will follow this story as it moves on down the road they’re putting out you can click subscribe just below me or click over on this list and see lots of other great videos
The Associated Press reports it obtained draft documents showing Trump administration officials planned to argue ‘people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage.’ MSNBC Brian Williams explains.
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