United Auto Workers | Natural Resources Defense Council| National Wildlife Federation
[From an E&E News PM story by Jason Plautz, sub. req'd] More stringent fuel economy standards have the potential to expand the clean car industry, which already employs more than 155,000 Americans, especially in traditional manufacturing states like Michigan and Ohio, a new report from green groups and unions shows.
The push for cleaner vehicles has already led to the development of jobs in 43 states and the District of Columbia, according to a new report from the United Auto Workers, Natural Resources Defense Council and National Wildlife Federation. That number is likely to grow as automakers strive to meet the recently announced 54.5 mpg target by 2025…