Government Works: Federal Agency Actions on Energy Efficiency


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Lowell W. Ungar, Joanna Mauer, Siddiq Khan, and Shruti Vaidyanathan

Federal agency actions on energy efficiency under existing legislative authority are saving consumers money, creating jobs, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and reducing oil use and imports. In this paper we examined four sets of recent and prospective agency actions on energy efficiency: appliance standards, vehicle standards, power plant emissions standards, and select housing policies.

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