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Energy Dept. to Review Trump Rules on Energy Efficiency, Showers

Feb. 19, 2021, 9:59 PM

The Energy Department will review several rules on energy efficiency standards for appliances issued by the Trump administration, according to a memo made public by the agency Friday.

  • NOTE: Rules being reviewed include mandatory energy efficiency standards for products such as furnaces, water heaters, clothes washers and dryers, shower heads, dishwashers, and certain light bulbs
  • NOTE: Environmentalists had been critical of rules as being too industry friendly
  • Related: Trump to Relax Rules for Showers After Complaints About Flow

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