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Biden raises car gas mileage standards to fight climate change

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Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden is raising mileage standards for cars and trucks sold in the United States in a bid to limit emissions, as the spending bill he counted on to fund the fight against climate change appears to be on life support. The new regulations announced by the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday reverse more lax fuel standards under Donald Trump, and show how Biden’s White House is using regulatory power to curb emissions.  The announcement comes as the president’s Build Back Better (BBB) social spending plan may have suffered a mortal blow after a crucial Democ…

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