GOP Lawmakers Float Bill Blocking EPA Waivers For California ZEV Rule

March 13, 2023
House Republicans are floating legislation that would bar EPA from issuing federal preemption waivers to California standards that ban the sale or use of internal combustion engine vehicles, targeting the state’s zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandates that bar the sale of new conventional vehicles starting in 2035. “We have seen time and time again that heavy-handed government intervention -- like California’s proposal to ban internal combustion engine vehicles -- limits consumer choice and infringes upon Americans’ freedoms when choosing what’s...

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