Media Advisory: Congressional Briefing Reviews Status of Emerging Rules, Jobs for Efficient Trucks
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
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Congressional Briefing Reviews Status of Emerging Rules, Jobs for Efficient Trucks
Experts from EPA, NHTSA, industry and environment discuss President’s new truck efficiency standards, how efficient trucks create jobs, and the new tools needed to support their development and use
Washington, DC – Congressional leaders and staff will hear Thursday a status report and discussion of the emerging new fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the expected job, fuel reduction and environmental benefits they can create, and the new tools that can help U.S. industry successfully lead the world in the technologies needed.
Experts from the administration will outline the framework of President Obama’s recently announced plans to implement first-ever fuel efficiency standards for trucks. Experts from the truck industry, CALSTART and the Union of Concerned Scientists will brief Congress on a new jobs study linked to efficient trucks and the tools and technologies needed to successfully meet these new challenges. What:
Congressional Briefings – Thursday June 24 Where/When:
- 9:30 - 10:30 am – 2325 Rayburn (Science & Technology Committee Room)
- 1:30 - 2:30 pm – 203/202 Senate Visitors Center Who:
Industry experts from ArvinMeritor, Azure Dynamics, BAE Systems, Bosch Rexroth, Daimler Trucks North America, Eaton, FedEx Express, Mack Trucks, Navistar and CALSTART and environmental experts from Union of Concerned Scientists will be on hand.