TITLE

Energy bill boosting CAFE standards approved

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2008, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the energy bill that would improve the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards in the U.S. The bill, signed by the U.S. Congress and President George W. Bush in December 2007, would enhance ethanol production and increase motor vehicle fuel-economy standards from 25 to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. The law requires federal government buildings to be carbon neutral by 2030 through energy efficiency and clean energy, new efficiency standards for appliances, provides incentives for energy efficient buildings, and removes the use of conventional light bulbs.
ACCESSION #
32015662

 

Related Articles

  • WASTE NEWS EDITORIALS.  // Waste News;12/24/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p8 

    The article comments on the new energy law signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on raising fuel economy standards. The new energy policy is stated to boost biofuel use and encourage conservation measures. The new law is stated to set higher standards for automobile fuel efficiency. The...

  • Fields Of Dreams. Peters, Katherine McIntire // Government Executive;Jul2007, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p21 

    The article reports on the new energy policy of the U.S. that seeks to reduce the dependence on petroleum with the help of burning ethanol made from corn. There is broad political support for turning American-grown corn into ethanol, a gasoline additive. In the 2007 Union address, President...

  • Season of giving -- and passing key legislation. Bontempo, Lisa // LP/Gas;Jan2008, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p33 

    The article reports on the approval of the corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standard by the House of Congress and Senate and U.S. President George W. Bush. The law involves the standardization of light bulbs to be used in federal edifices and other various measures to conserve energy...

  • Bush urges Congress to pass energy policy, Clear Skies Act.  // Mining Engineering;Mar2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p6 

    Reports the encouragement of the U.S. Congress by U.S. President George W. Bush to pass a national energy policy and the Clear Skies Act. Information on the energy policy; Purpose of the Clear Skies Act; Support given by coal and electric power industries to the act.

  • Energy takes next step. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;7/4/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p1 

    The article reports that with the U.S. Senate passing a federal energy bill last week, leaders of the House and Senate are establishing a committee to resolve significant differences between the versions passed in each house. President George W. Bush has asked Congress to reach an agreement and...

  • Congress Adds 4 Weeks To Daylight-Saving Time. Honawar, Vaishali // Education Week;8/10/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p32 

    The article reports that to save the nation energy costs, the U.S. Congress last month voted to add four weeks to daylight-saving time. But the National Parent Teacher Association thinks the change could pose a safety threat for children traveling to school. President George W. Bush is expected...

  • Stricter Regs. Pope, Byron // Ward's Auto World;Jun2007, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p9 

    The article reports on U.S. President George W. Bush's proposal that calls for the U.S. departments of transportation, agriculture and energy and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop regulations to increase vehicle fuel efficiency and reduce tail-pipe emissions. It was noted that...

  • Memorandum on Energy and Fuel Conservation by Federal Agencies. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/3/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 39, p1465 

    Presents the memorandum issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on September 26, 2005, concerning energy and fuel conservation by federal agencies. Key component of the administration's hurricane response plan; Order given by Bush for the heads of executive departments and agencies; Actions...

  • Waste Not, Want Not--Not! Carlson, Margaret // Time;5/21/2001, Vol. 157 Issue 20, p106 

    Argues that the energy policy of the administration of United States President George W. Bush should pay more attention to the benefits of conservation rather than consumption of energy. How Seattle City Light focused on incentives to change consumption and save energy; Energy conservation...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics