THE EFFECT OF AUTOMOTIVE FUEL CONSERVATION MEASURES ON AIR POLLUTION

A number of policies have been designed to reduce gasoline consumption by automobiles, including: gasoline rationing; increases in the federal excise tax on gasoline; excise taxes on new cars, in inverse proportion to their fuel economy; and regulations to set minimum levels on average fuel economy of new cars. This study is addressed to the impact on fuel consumption by automobiles and by other competing modes of transportation, if different levels of these policies are put into effect and the impact these policies would have on emissions and concentrations of automotive pollutants.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • (PC A25/MF A01)
  • Corporate Authors:

    Environmental Protection Agency

    John Hancock Tower, Zoo Clarendon Street
    Boston, MA  USA  02116
  • Authors:
    • Landis, R
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 598 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00146636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CRA-218 Final Rpt., EPA/600/5-76/006
  • Contract Numbers: EPA-68-01-2481
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM