Hill Democrats Join Others In Backing EPA’s Waiver For State Auto Rules

January 20, 2023
Key Senate and House Democrats are defending EPA’s reinstated preemption wavier for California’s greenhouse gas and zero emission vehicle (ZEV) programs, deriding as “nonsensical” and “artificial” opponents’ legal claims that fuel economy law preempts state rules and that EPA’s decision violated other states’ sovereignty. The arguments surface in one of several amicus briefs supporting the agency filed by a Jan. 20 deadline in State of Ohio et al. v EPA et al ., pending in the U.S. Court of...

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