Industry Amicus Briefs Back Effort To Scrap California ZEV Truck Waiver

November 15, 2023
Major industry groups are backing consolidated litigation seeking to overturn EPA’s approval of a Clean Air Act (CAA) waiver of federal preemption allowing California to enforce its stringent zero-emission heavy truck standards and warranty rules, emphasizing arguments that EPA acted arbitrarily and capriciously on several fronts. “California’s standards are also inconsistent with federal requirements concerning technological feasibility and necessary leadtime, resulting in unattainable goals,” states a Nov. 13 amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Trucking...

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