DETROIT – Eighteen federal agencies are facing legal action for failing to comply with a 1992 law that requires 75% of their fleets to be alternative fuel vehicles. And among the alleged culprits is the Dept. of Energy, which is assigned to enforce the regulation. Compliance rates reportedly range from the Environmental Protection Agency’s 35% at the high end, to a low of 17% – a dubious honor that belongs to Dept. of Commerce. Ironically, a Commerce Dept. subcommittee is expected later ...

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