September 25th, 2018

City Plaza, North Virginia Street, Reno, NV, USA

Defend Our Future will host a press conference featuring Assemblywoman Sarah Peters, local experts, and environmental organizations to spotlight the negative consequences of rolling back federal Clean Car Standards.

In August, the Trump administration unveiled their plan to substantially weaken Obama-era Clean Car Standards, which would have pushed passenger vehicle fuel efficiency up to 50 miles per gallon by 2025. The rollback will result in 350 million barrels of additional oil being burned, 155 million metric tons of additional carbon pollution, and $34 billion in additional fuel costs for American drivers.

Speakers include:

Sarah Peters, Nevada Assemblywoman Elect, District 24
Dr. Dingsheng Li, Professor of Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno
Tom Polikalas, Nevada Representative, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Rebekah Stetson, Nevada Grassroots Climate Outreach Consultant, National Wildlife Federation

Location: Reno City Plaza, 10 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501
Time: 1 – 2 pm PST

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