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Trump Said Open to Relaxing Obama’s Auto Fuel Efficiency Targets

  • Automakers had sought reconsideration of Obama determination
  • Former EPA chief says all-out attack on environment under way
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The Trump administration plans to open the door to a possible reconsideration of greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and light trucks that has been sought by automakers, according to a person familiar with the plans.

The Environmental Protection Agency in the final days of the Obama administration decided to lock in the emissions standards through 2025 that had been negotiated with the industry in 2011.