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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Obama to take executive action on fuel efficiency -- By Susan Crabtree, The 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.

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