Hill Democrats Back EPA Vehicle Rule Against ‘Major Question’ Claims

March 3, 2023
Top Hill Democrats are backing the Biden EPA’s legal defense of its light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas rule, asserting that challengers’ claims the standards violate the “major questions” doctrine ignore “explicit direction” from Congress and “would severely limit the ability of Congress itself to craft effective legislation” if affirmed. The arguments in a March 2 amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seek to counter claims by GOP states and liquid fuels...

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