Trump opens the door to weaker vehicle standards
A group of 10 state attorneys general led by California and NY said they would fight attempts to weaken the rules.
"President Trump's action represents a dramatic wrong turn in our nation's efforts to fight air pollution from passenger cars and trucks and protect the health of our children, seniors, and all communities", Eric Schneiderman New York Attorney General said in joining the motion.
During a visit to Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, President Trump announced that he would order a review on the emissions regulations that the Obama administration had set in place prior to Trump's taking office, Reuters reports. The administration has made no decisions on how or if the standards should be revised. "This is just another part of President Trump's retreat from action on climate change".
"We'll obviously be resisting any kind of rollback fiercely", said Roland Hwang, who leads the energy and transportation program at the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council.
Racing 92 and Stade Francais to merge next season
Lorenzetti paved the way for a cull of players, saying half the combined roster of professionals could be axed. It is up to them to select the best 45 players from the 90 players on the books of both clubs at the moment.
Rare visitor to Chicago this winter is coming: Snow
Drivers can expect to encounter slick, snowy roads and scatted slide offs and spin outs during the Tuesday morning commute. But because lake-effect bands are only about 10 to 15 miles wide, snow totals can greatly vary over short distances.
Polls: Most Palestinians Skeptical of Trump Peace Efforts
Netanyahu issued a statement later Tuesday describing his talks with Greenblatt the night before as "good" and "in depth". The envoy says Trump is interested in promoting Palestinian economic growth. "President Abbas assured Mr.
Environmental groups say the standards will save money, protect the climate, reduce oil use and create jobs. "The current standards helped the auto companies move from bankruptcy to profitability, and there is no reason they can not be met".
In Michigan, Trump will meet with chief executives from General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and top USA executives from Toyota Motor Corp, Daimler AG and others, and speak to autoworkers.
"America will be respected again", Trump told automobile industry employees at a rally at the American Center for Mobility, a testing center for self-driving vehicles in Ypsilanti Township outside Detroit. Those standards would have required automakers to have a fleetwide average of more than 50mpg by 2025, meaning more electric and hybrid vehicles. Originally, the decision to lock in the target was set to take place in April 2018, but at the last minute the Obama administration reversed its decision and put the target in place ahead of the review. Automakers have said they're not feasible. Environmentalists have vowed to sue if the Trump administration weakens them. But the rules couldn't take effect until the US government granted California a waiver under the federal Clean Air Act to impose standards that exceeded national standards.
Whether jobs will leave or not, the evidence that fuel economy rules will be what makes jobs disappear is rather murky.
President Trump greets Mark Fields, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co., center, and Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, right, before a meeting at the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 24.
No clarification, no regrets from Kohli
India were favourites at the start of the series but Australia's huge win in Pune proved they can't be taken lightly. The BCCI withdrew the complaint later on the same day after a meeting between the BCCI and Cricket Australia .
Syrian children suffered the worst war-related violations in 2016
Syrian children play during a sandstorm in the Syrian city of Aleppo on March 10. "Right now in Turkey I can go out and enjoy. A lack of medical assistance and doctors has lead to more children dying from easily treatable illnesses or injuries.
U.S. attorney for NY's northern district to stay on until June
Also, John Horn, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, entered that position upon an appointment by Chief U.S. For example, African-Americans, who make up roughly 13% of the USA population, were 31.7% of drug arrestees in 2011 show.
U.S. charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach
The indictments represent the first time the United States has brought criminal charges against Russian officials for cyber offenses.
South Australia's new energy plan released
He also flagged concern over the government's proposal to bring in new powers to intervene in the functioning of the grid. He said the producers had guaranteed to ensure that gas would be available for the national electricity market.
California joins legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban
The judge can choose to block the executive order - like Seattle judge Robart did for the first ban - or allow it to take effect. But refugee resettlement organizations say Trump's executive orders are putting families from war-ravaged nations at risk.
House returning to Green Bay, Elliott signs one year deal
The contract is for one year and is worth $3.75 million with a chance to be as high as $5 million, according to Mike Garafolo . Those numbers increased in House's first year in Jacksonville, where he signed after leaving the Packers in free agency.
British MPs approve bill to begin Brexit
She said the independence vote should take place between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. The PM's spokesman hinted, however, that she might do so closer to the end of the month.
Child in need of a heart transplant escorted through storm
Road crews are preparing for the worst as a blizzard is expected to hit the region tonight and continue until Tuesday afternoon. Drivers are urged to postpone travel during the storm, drive carefully and use caution around snow plows.
Carlos the Jackal to face trial over 1974 Paris terror attack
A year after the Drugstore Publicis attack, Carlos sprang to global recognition in the 1975 hostage-taking of OPEC oil ministers. If convicted at the end of the new trial before a special terrorism court, he could get a third life sentence.
Mar 16 2017