Montana Governor Schweitzer and Sen. Ron Erickson back mileage rules

January 31, 2009

A Democratic legislator and the governor's office say Montana should follow in California's footsteps by adopting stricter fuel efficiency standards for some cars and trucks.

"We ought to be concerned in Montana for Montana, and we also ought to be concerned for the planet as a whole," Democratic Sen. Ron Erickson http://leg.mt.gov/css/Sessions/61st/leg_info.asp?HouseID=0&SessionID=94&LAWSID=5157 of Missoula told a Senate committee Friday.

SB 180 http://data.opi.mt.gov/bills/2009/billhtml/SB0180.htm

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