U.S. Urged To Try Harder To Cut Vehicle Emissions

Law360, New York (February 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. government should speed up its plans to increase vehicle fuel efficiency and needs to act on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.

The Paris-based intergovernmental organization, which conducts research and advises countries on energy policy, praised the U.S. for adopting higher vehicle fuel efficiency standards last year. However, IEA executive director Nobuo Tanaka expressed concern about how long it will take the standards to go into effect.

“This will not take full effect until 2020, and we believe that...
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