Pollution is getting worse: The EPA and DOE have a plan to try to fix it…

From Transport Evolved.

New rules have been proposed that, if they come into effect as they are will massively shift the vehicles for sale in the US. We dive in to explain what the rules are, what they could mean, and how you can have your say.


00:00 – Editorial note
00:10 – Introduction
01:51 – Support the channel 01:56 – New Rules?! 02:46 – Some background…then some history 03:20 – What are CAFE standards? 04:55 – The state of the market last time the calculation was tweaked 07:06 – The market now 08:00 – The impact of the existing adjustment 08:36 – The EPA also has some ideas for new rules! 09:29 – Beginning work on closing an SUV sized loophole 11:35 – No 100% target 14:21 – Closing that loophole? Not just yet… 15:19 – The impacts of all of this? 17:21 – The TLDR
20:17 – Thanks and Credits


Script, Presenter, Audio: Kate Walton-Elliott
Camera, Editor, Colorist: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Kate Walton-Elliott
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023


https://public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2023-06869.pdf ← DOE proposed rule
https://www.epa.gov/system/files/documents/2023-04/lmdv-multi-pollutant-emissions-my-2027-nprm-2023-04.pdf ← EPA proposed rules

Comments for EPA: https://www.regulations.gov/docket/EPA-HQ-OAR-2022-0829
Comments for DoE: https://www.regulations.gov/docket/EERE-2021-VT-0033


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