Obama to issue executive order on truck fuel standards

The preisdent just "can't wait" for Congress to develop new fuel efficiency standards for trucks, so he will do it for them using his power of executive authority. Now, isn't that nice of him? Washington Examiner: President Obama will again bypass Congress and take executive actions to promote his agenda on Tuesday - this time by ordering the federal government to develop the next round of greenhouse gas standards for medium- and heavy-weight trucks by March 2016. Back in Washington from a three-day trip to California, Obama will announce the new executive orders, which the White House said are aimed at curbing climate change, at a Safeway distribution center in Upper Marlboro, Md. In his remarks, Obama plans to call on Congress to take steps to expand fuel choices for American drivers - efforts he will say help "bolster American energy security, cut carbon pollution, save money and support U.S. manufacturing innovation," the White House said. Safeway, a leader in improving...(Read Full Post)