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Vermont Officials Praise Tighter Auto Fuel Standards

Times Argus - 1:04 pm Fri Apr 2nd, 2010

VT politicians patted themselves on the back Thur. when the Obama administration announced tighter fuel efficiency standards for all new automobiles hitting the road over the next few years.

That's because Vermont was one of a handful of states to do just that several years ago - and they went to court against the Bush administration to stop attempts to block the requirements that new cars get more miles per gallon of gas.

"Thanks to Vermont's leadership, the cars and vehicles of tomorrow will be cleaner than the cars of today," said Paul Burns, the executive director of the Vermont Public Interest Research Group during a noontime press conference at the Statehouse.

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