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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Obama Takes Up Auto Standards

President Obama yesterday addressed the ailing auto industry, telling them to accept tougher standards on how much fuel vehicles use. In return, the government will consider helping to find money to meet those standards.

Obama ordered his administration to reconsider rules by California to limit greenhouse gas emissions from new cars and trucks. Here's the story from the Spokesman-Review.

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Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization (KMPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Kootenai County, Idaho. Federal law requires urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people to have an MPO. KMPO was formed in 2003, to provide coordinated transportation planning within Kootenai county for the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and the Coeur d'Alene tribe.

KMPO's Board of Directors oversees KMPO for Kootenai County, ID. KMPO's Executive Director and Staff are responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative needs.