2nd Circuit Pauses CAFE Penalty Rule Suit As Biden Readies Reversal

April 8, 2021
A federal appeals court has paused litigation challenging the Trump administration delay of higher penalties for violating fuel economy standards, as Biden officials at the Transportation Department are poised to float a proposed rule to reverse the delay as part of their efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in an April 6 order suspended proceedings in Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Sierra Club v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),...

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