Tue, May 19, 2009 -- 9:00 AM
New Federal Fuel RulesDownload audio (MP3)
In a victory for California environmentalists and air regulators, the Obama administration plans to announce new auto emission standards Tuesday that incorporate the state's stricter rules. We examine the new standards, which are also being backed by leading automakers.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Amy Standen, science and environment reporter for KQED's Quest
- Bernadette Del Chiaro, clean energy advocate with Environment California
- Charlie Territo, senior director of communications for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, an association of 11 vehicle manufacturers including Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen
- Michelle Krebs, senior editor of Edmunds' Autoobserver.com