Marlo Lewis Testimony Before House Oversight & Government Reform Committee on CAFE Standards, EPA Power Grab

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In the aftermath of a deal between the Obama administration and automakers to force higher fuel economy standards on “light duty vehicles,” the House Oversight and Government Reform chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) held a hearing on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 to question the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to impose those costly new standards.

“The Environmental Protection Agency is carrying out a power grab of breathtaking proportions,” said CEI Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis, in written testimony submitted to the subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending.

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