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Consumer Reports statement on Supreme Court EPA decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court today ruled to severely limit the EPA’s authority to regulate carbon pollution from existing power plants. Power plants are…

June 30, 2022

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CR Comments on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule

On Friday June 17, 2022 Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  on a proposed rule entitled ‘The Enhancement and Standardization…

June 27, 2022

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Consumer Reports urges California officials to move forward on strong clean-car standards

At California Air Resources Board meeting, CR testifies that Advanced Clean Cars II proposal will help consumers save money and reduce pollution   SACRAMENTO –…

June 10, 2022

CR letter to California Air Resources Board about proposed Advanced Clean Cars II rule

In 2012, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) established the Advanced Clean Cars Program (ACC) that 1) sets strong emission standards for new-light duty vehicles…

June 2, 2022

CR comments on EPA’s proposed rule to reduce air pollution from heavy-duty vehicles

Consumer Reports filed formal comments with the  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding its proposed rule, “Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine…

May 18, 2022

CR’s recommendations for EPA’s proposed rule to reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles

The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed a rule to set new, more stringent standards to reduce pollution from heavy duty vehicles and engines manufactured in…

May 3, 2022

Fact Sheet: Texas’ proposed fees for EVs will punish drivers, won’t solve road fund problems

Consumer Reports has analyzed proposals in the Texas state legislature that would impose fees on people who drive electric vehicles (CR).  CR finds that these…

April 29, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Texas’ proposed electric vehicle fees add up to a punishing tax

Texas state lawmakers are considering whether to impose large fees on people who own electric vehicles (EVs).  Supporters of the idea say new fees on…

April 29, 2022

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Lifting Summer Ethanol Ban To Lower Gas Prices? There Are Better Options

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden administration recently announced it is waiving the summer ban on fuels with a higher percentage of ethanol to combat rising…

April 25, 2022

CR testimony at EPA hearing on proposed rule to strengthen heavy-duty vehicle emission standards

Consumer Reports testified at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing about the agency’s proposed rule to strengthen heavy-duty vehicle emission standards for NOx and greenhouse…

April 12, 2022

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