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Hearing on "Driving in Reverse: The Administration’s Rollback of Fuel Economy and Clean Car Standards"

Date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce and the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a joint hearing on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building on the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards and carbon pollution regulations from light duty cars and trucks. The hearing is entitled, "Driving in Reverse: The Administration’s Rollback of Fuel Economy and Clean Car Standards."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce and the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Panel I

The Honorable William L. Wehrum
Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Testimony

 

Heidi King
Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation

Testimony

 

Panel II

The Honorable Mary D. Nichols
Chair
California Air Resources Board

Testimony


David Friedman
Vice President, Advocacy
Consumer Reports

Testimony


Ramzi Y. Hermiz
President and Chief Executive Officer
Shiloh Industries, Inc.

Testimony


Josh Nassar
Legislative Director
United Auto Worker

Testimony


The Honorable Shoshana M. Lew
Executive Director
Colorado Department of Transportation

Testimony


The Honorable Jeff Landry
Attorney General
State of Louisiana

Testimony


David Schwietert
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Testimony


Nick Loris
Deputy Director of the Thomas A. Roe institute for Economic Policy Studies; Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy
Heritage Foundation

Testimony